The Interstate Council on Water Policy (ICWP) has selected Sue Lowry to be the next
Executive Director of the organization. “Sue served for many years on the Board of
Directors of the ICWP during her career at the Wyoming State Engineer’s Office. Her
familiarity with the ICWP and our issues will be a tremendous asset”, said Julie
Cunningham, Director of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board and current Chair of
“The ICWP fills an important niche for its member states and interstate organizations to
network, communicate on current water topics and be able to effectuate change on
water policy matters. I am looking forward to this new role with the organization and to
once again be affiliated with the ICWP”, said Lowry.
The ICWP was founded in 1959 to promote integrated water resources management and
to engage in water resource and water quality issues. Its members consist of water
resource management agencies, interstate river basin commissions and other water
resource management entities from across the U.S.
Lowry retired as the Administrator of the Interstate Streams Division of the Wyoming
State Engineer’s Office in June, 2016. Upon retirement, she founded Avocet Consult,
LLC to continue to work in the water resources management field. She will manage her
ICWP Executive Director duties from her office in Cheyenne, Wyoming.