Erik Cadaret is a graduate student representing the College of Science and his fellow graduate students. Erik is originally from southern California and studied Geology as an undergraduate at California State University, Fullerton. During his undergraduate career, he worked part time exclusively for his undergraduate adviser as a field technician for a environmental consulting firm. In addition, Erik was (and still is) a student adviser and innovative thinker to multiple state and national organizations aiding them reach out to students and provide better services to their members.
Erik is currently studying hydrogeology and is a part of the Graduate Program of Hydrologic Sciences. He is passionate about earth science, international water issues, international water policy, environmental economics and law, social justice, and providing opportunities for success for those in need. In result, he is very active with two clubs on campus: Student Association for International Water Issues (SAIWI) and the Student World Water Forum (SWWF). Outside of his studies, he is a volunteer tutor and mentor at Hugh High School and soon will be a volunteer with an organization called Awaken that raises awareness and advocates for those affected by the sex trafficking industry here in Reno.
Erik is proud to be a part of the Wolf Pack. Cheers!