Goleta Water District Director Jack Cunningham Recognized by Statewide Committee

Goleta Water District Director Jack Cunningham was recently recognized for his 16 years of service with the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Joint Powers Insurance Authority (JPIA).

Director Cunningham recently stepped down from his seat on the ACWA/JPIA’s Property Program Committee, where he was known for his high standard of integrity, fairness, and dedication.

“Jack showed great commitment to his position with the ACWA/JPIA, and represented the District and its customers superbly through work on the Property Program Committee,” said Board President Bill Rosen. 

While departing from his post with ACWA/JPIA, Director Cunningham continues his long-running tenure as a member of the Goleta Water District Board of Directors, where he has served since 1995.

The Board of Directors has appointed Director Richard Merrifield to represent the District on matters concerning ACWA/JPIA.

“I am honored to follow in the legacy of exemplary service with ACWA/JPIA that Jack has established,” said Director Merrifield.  “His leadership and commitment to the community are to be commended.”

ACWA/JPIA is a public entity formed in 1979 to provide cost-effective insurance coverage that is unique to California water agencies. For more on ACWA/JPIA, visit www.acwajpia.com.

The Goleta Water District provides water to a diverse population of approximately 87,000 in the Goleta Valley area, including agricultural, residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional customers. The District’s water system includes over 270 miles of pipelines, a water treatment plant, storage reservoirs, pumping facilities, active wells, a recycled water system, and connections with Lake Cachuma and the State Water Project. For more on the District, visit www.goletawater.com.