Haili Matsukawa


“With years of experience working for a water agency, I hold a deep understanding of the emerging challenges and opportunities facing public utilities. As a communicator, it is my mission to add value to the important work my clients do every day.”

Haili Matsukawa



Haili is an accomplished communications professional specializing in community outreach, public affairs, and stakeholder coordination.

She has established strategic communication plans for complex and sensitive initiatives such as advanced capital improvement projects, water reuse programs, utility rate increases, and environmental litigation.

With years of experience working as a public servant, Haili brings a strong understanding of the challenges facing government and public utilities, and experience leading strategic planning, communications, and outreach efforts for complex water programs in California. She understands the value of effective water communications, and how to share benefits related to proposed water solutions in creative ways that resonate with a community’s culture and values through all program phases.

She has completed specialized training in crisis communications and advanced-level coursework in civic engagement, leadership, and policy implementation. Haili is a dynamic public speaker and thoughtful facilitator with a passion for community-driven solutions.

On a personal note

I am a Ventura local who enjoys strong coffee, surfing, sunsets and board games with friends. In my free time I volunteer as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for youth in the foster care system.


Strategic communications

Community outreach

Stakeholder coordination

Project management

Event planning


MA, Public Policy and Administration, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

BS, Environmental Science, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA