Adam D. Link, Executive Director
Adam Link was appointed as CASA’s Executive Director in January of 2020. Adam previously served as the Association’s Director of Operations and Government Affairs, and has been with CASA since 2013. He brings 10 years of experience dealing with wastewater regulatory, legislative and legal issues to his role as the association’s chief executive.
Adam is responsible for overall management of the association and ensuring that CASA fulfills its mission of delivering timely, relevant information to its member agencies while effectively representing the wastewater sector before the legislature and regulatory agencies. In his previous roles with CASA, Adam led a variety of legal, regulatory and legislative initiatives working with state and federal regulatory agencies, the California Legislature and other trade associations and industry groups.
Prior to joining CASA in 2013, Adam was a practicing attorney with the law firm of Somach, Simmons, & Dunn, focusing on water quality, environmental and local government issues. He has also previously worked in the California Legislature and for the business consulting firm Accenture. Adam holds degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. He is a member of the California bar and a registered lobbyist.