Why Richard Thi Believes Shared Ideas, Walks of Life and Experiences Make a Difference

Growing up, Richard Thi never thought about a career in public service, let alone working at a wastewater treatment plant. Raised in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point, Thi is an apprentice stationary engineer at the Southeast Treatment Plant for the SFPUC’s Wastewater Enterprise. He is currently going through his final year in the four-year apprenticeship program….

Why Spread da Aloha is a Way of Life for Ryan Gabriel

“Spread da Aloha” is a family mantra of Ryan Gabriel’s, one that has deep meaning from his grandfather and has been a way of life. Gabriel is a System Operations Manager for the SFPUC’s Water Supply & Treatment Division. He oversees the operations of the Regional Water System, which covers facilities and local water supplies…

How Diversity and History Helped Jennie Pang Learn to be Stronger

“Diversity in our society is a great way to help us become more open-minded and adaptable to life’s inevitable changes,” shared Jennie Pang. “Personally, hearing how history has shaped other people’s lives has made me a more emotionally and mentally strong, such as being more considerate and patient toward others.” Pang is a Regulatory Specialist…