Robin Jenkins has a BSET degree from California State University, Chico. From 1984 to 1988, he was employed as a systems integration engineer for Atkinson System Technologies. From 1988 to 1999, he was with the California Department of Water Resources, where he worked as an associate and then senior control system engineer. From 1999 to 2007, he worked for Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) as a integration application engineer. From 2007 to 2009, he rejoined the California Department of Water Resources as the control systems branch chief. He is currently employed by SEL, where he holds the position of senior integration application engineer and is responsible for technical support, application assistance, and training for SEL customers in Northern California.