Director of Environmental & Regulatory Compliance

Jennifer L. Shepardson

Jennifer Shepardson


As Director of Environmental and Regulatory Compliance, Jennifer is responsible for ensuring the Department adheres to local, state, and federal regulations, where applicable. She also oversees the Department’s Environmental Control and Water Quality sections as well as Safety and Risk Management functions.


Jennifer has worked in the public sector since 2003, starting as an intern for the City of San Bernardino's Development Services Department. While working for Development Services, Jennifer advanced to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Coordinator position.

In 2010, Jennifer joined the Water Department as the Environmental Supervisor for the Environmental and Regulatory Compliance section. She was promoted to Director of the section in 2013.


Jennifer attended the University of California, Riverside where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then went on to earn her Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from California State University, San Bernardino.