Chris Matkins is general manager of the Fort Collins – Loveland Water District & South Fort Collins Sanitation District. He hails from South Dakota, with a background in dryland farming (even today, he still knows his beans from his wheat). Chris has B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering. He moved to Fort Collins 20 years ago to enjoy Colorado’s natural beauty, raise a family and work with water. He has an extensive resume that includes kayaking many Colorado and Utah rivers, downhill and cross-country skiing, and backpacking whenever he can with his two sons.