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084 Career 100 Becoming a Conservationist – An Interview with Matthew Lyons

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Clean and safe water is an essential resource in our daily lives. Unfortunately, many people are still uneducated about the significance of water conservation.

Today, we’re honored to have as our guest, Matthew Lyons. Matthew is a conservationist working with the government promoting water conservation and educating the public on this subject.

Matthew began his career with Long Beach Water District in 1994.  He currently serves as its Director of Planning and Conservation.  He is responsible for the development of the department’s plan and management of its water conservation program.

Matthew graduated from the UCLA with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and earned a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F Kennedy School of Government.

In today’s edition of the Top Career 100 interview series, let’s join Felicia Gopaul, founder and president of College Funding Resource, as she interviews Matthew and discuss important aspects about the career of a conservationist, including:

  • How important water conservation is?
  • Why everyone should care about conserving water resources
  • What role does everyone play in water resources conservation
  • What are the basic ways an average household can do to do their part in water conservation
  • Why it is important for younger generation to consider this as a good career

To know more about Mathew and his career visit their website at Long Beach Water Department


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