ACWA Board Roster

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ACWA’s 2020-’21  Board of Directors are:

Steven LaMar
ACWA President
Irvine Ranch Water District (Region 10)

Pamela Tobin
ACWA Vice President
San Juan Water District (Region 4)

Brent Hastey
ACWA Immediate Past President
Yuba Water Agency (Region 2)

Joshua Alpine
Region 3 Chair
Placer County Water Agency

Steven Blois
Region 8 Chair
Calleguas Municipal Water District

Jennifer Buckman
Legal Affairs Committee Chair
Yuba Water Agency (Region 2)

Jennifer Burke
Region 1 Vice Chair
City of Santa Rosa

David Cehrs
Region 6 Vice Chair
Kings River Conservation District

Cheryl Clary
Finance Committee Chair
Irvine Ranch Water District (Region 10)

David Coxey
Region 2 Vice Chair
Bella Vista Water District

Thomas A. Cuquet
ACWA/JPIA Vice President
South Sutter WD (Region 2)

Terri Daly
Local Government Committee Chair
Yuba Water Agency (Region 2)

Bill Diedrich
Agriculture Committee Chair
San Luis Water District (Region 6)

Edgar Dymally
Water Quality Committee Chair
Municipal Water District of Southern California (Region 8)

Mark Emmerson
Region 4 Chair
Carmichael Water District

Gloria Gray
Region 8 Vice Chair
West Basin Municipal Water District

Cathy Green
Region 10 Vice Chair
Orange County Water District

Deanna Jackson
Region 6 Vice Chair
Tri-County Water Agency

Eric Larrabee
Region 2 Chair
Western Canal Water District

Larry McKenney
Business Development Committee Chair
Amador Water Agency (Region 3)

Frank Mellon
Region 5 Chair
East Bay Municipal Utilities District

Justin Mendes
Region 7 Chair
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District

John Mensinger
Region 4 Vice Chair
Modesto Irrigation District

Michael Minkler
Region 3 Vice Chair
Calaveras County Water District

James Morales, Jr.
Region 9 Chair
East Valley Water District (Western)

George Murdoch
Membership Committee Chair
East Orange County Water District (Region 10)

Thomas P. Neisler
Region 7 Vice Chair
Tehachapi-Cummings Water District

G. Patrick O’Dowd
Federal Affairs Committee Chair
Salton Sea Authority (Region 9)

David Pedersen
Water Management Committee Chair
Las Virgenes Water District (Region 8)

Brian Poulsen
State Legislative Committee Chair
El Dorado Irrigation District (Region 3)

Harvey Ryan
Region 9 Vice Chair
Elsinore Valley Municipal Utilities District

Brad Sherwood
Region 1 Chair
Sonoma County Water Agency

Sue Stephenson
Communications Committee Chair
Dublin San Ramon Services District (Region 5)

John L. Varela
Region 5 Vice Chair
Valley Water

DeAna Verbeke
Region 10 Chair
Helix Water District

Charley Wilson
Energy Committee Chair
Santa Margarita Water District (Region 10)

John Woodling
Groundwater Committee Chair
Sacramento Suburban Water District (Region 4)

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