Folsom names new Environmental and Water Resources director
Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer recently announced that Marcus Yasutake has been appointed as Environmental and Water Resources director for the city of Folsom. Yasutake will oversee a department of approximately 50 employees, providing water and waste water services to the city’s residential and commercial customers.
Yasutake currently serves as senior engineer for the city’s Environmental and Water Resources Department. He possesses more than 11 years of experience in municipal utilities.
“Marcus represents a winning combination of technical expertise and outstanding character,” said Palmer. “I am confident he will serve Folsom’s residents very well as we continue to work to successfully navigate the challenging and interesting world of water supply, management, and planning.”
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in bioResource and agricultural engineering and a Masters of Science in water engineering from California Polytechnic State University. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Yasutake is a licensed Professional Engineer as well as a member of both the American Water Works Association and the Water Environment Federation.
“I am very excited to take this next step,” said Yasutake. “The city of Folsom is a wonderful community to call home, both personally and professionally. I look forward to working with a great team to serve our internal and external customers.”
He will begin his new position July 1.