Patrick Crais


  • Ornamental Horticulture

Contact Info:

Phone: 760-707-9301






OH 278  Business Management for OH


OH 250  Landscape Water Management



  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, US Naval Academy
  • M.B.A. California State University at San Marcos


  • Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor (CLIA)
  • Certified Irrigation Contractor (CIC)
  • Certified Irrigation Designer (CID)
  • Certified Water Conservation Manager (CWCM)
  • CLCA Water Manager
  • Engineer in Training license
  • C27 License #912735


  • Speaker at Master Gardner – Gardening with Class for Irrigation in Gardens Topic: Irrigation Systems for Gardens
  • Speaker at Irrigation Association Show in San Antonio, Texas Water Conservation- Low Flow Nozzles
  • Speaker at Mira Costa College on Water Conservation
  • Speaker at Cuyamaca College on Water Conservation
  • Speaker for EPA Watersense Webinar event
  • Speaker for SDCWA at Flower and Garden Show at SD County Fair WaterSmart Your Irrigation System
  • Attendee at Irrigation Association Faculty Academy
  • Instructor to City of San Diego parks and recreation for irrigation efficiency
  • Speaker at Sustainable Actions Group
  • MBA presentation on Blue Watchdog
  • ASLA ,Irrigation technologies
  • IA Show presenter. Flow sensors
  • CLT Exam instructor for irrigation
  • STMA Speaker
  • Attendee at Irrigation Faculty conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Speaker at CAC meetings
  • Speaker at Southwestern College on Water Conservation


  • Water Ambassador Member Award of Merit for promoting water conservation amongst Santa Fe Irrigation District Customers
  • PLANET Competition- 3rd place out of 40 schools for Irrigation Troubleshooting
  • Toastmaster division award for evaluation speech contest – best of 25 clubs.
  • Toastmaster division award for inspirational speech contest – best of 25 clubs.


  • Vice President Resources Management, CLC
  • Adjunct professor at Cuyamaca College for Green Business Management
  • President of Rancho Santa Fe Toastmasters