Regulation & Compliance

Policy Development & Analysis

Legal

Strategy Development

Get to know

Regina is a lawyer and policy researcher with deep experience addressing client’s
challenges around water, energy, and the environment.

A central focus in Regina’s career has been the creation and advancement of innovative,
stakeholder-driven, collaborative solutions that involve widespread participation by
competing interests to address environmental challenges.

Regina practiced legislative, administrative, and natural resource law in Austin, Texas,
before pursuing a master’s degree in water governance in the UK. Her legal training and
experience in legal practice have honed her skill in asking the right questions to
understand a problem systematically and to develop appropriate strategies to help clients
move forward, particularly when encountering a novel challenge. She worked to advance
policy research and dialogue around water, energy, and climate change at the Baker
Institute for Public Policy before pursuing a PhD in Public Policy with a focus on water
governance at the University of Texas at Austin.

Regina brings to her work broad substantive knowledge and experience in water policy
issues, critical thinking skills, a focus on actively and intentionally listening to clients and
stakeholders, and an open mind. When she’s not trying to improve water governance, she
can be found traveling or enjoying the natural beauty of Northwest Arkansas.

Qualifications

Master of Science (Water Governance; with distinction)
King's College London
Juris Doctorate (with honors)
University of Texas
Bachelor of Arts (Spanish and European Studies)
University of Arkansas
Bachelor of Arts (Political Science/International Relations, summa cum laude)
University of Arkansas