Fred M. Phillips directs the hydrology program in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
G. Emlen Hall is a professor emeritus in the School of Law at the University of New Mexico. His most recent book is High and Dry: The Texas-New Mexico Struggle for the Pecos River (UNM Press).
Mary E. Black has worked as an anthropological linguist, editor/writer, and librarian for the University of Arizona and as an editor of Southwest Hydrology. She currently serves as a liaison with tribes, federal agencies, and scientists.