WVWD Board Appoints Health Care Professional to Board Director Position by West Valley Water District Aug 2, 2022 Member Submitted News RIALTO – The West Valley Water District (WVWD) Board of Directors announced the appointment of Dan Jenkins, a health care professional and community advocate, to the division two board director position. “Director Jenkins is a community advocate who will contribute to our mission to deliver safe, affordable, and reliable water to the ratepayers,” said WVWD Board President Channing Hawkins. “Director Jenkins’ lifelong record of community service and two decades of work experience as a health care professional make him an excellent addition to our board.” Jenkins’ passion for his community is evident through his work in his community, including his history of volunteering with several major local government and nonprofit organizations throughout his career. Jenkins currently serves with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Citizens on Patrol program, which allows well-trained and qualified community members to help the sheriff’s department meet its public safety objectives. Prior to the patrol program, Jenkins served as a volunteer for the Long-Term Care San Bernardino County Ombudsman Program, which utilizes trained and certified volunteers to monitor and respond to complaints for residents living in long-term care facilities. As a radiological technologist, Jenkins understands the value that technology can contribute to an organization. As director, he plans to focus on updating current systems technology to allow West Valley Water District to best serve its ratepayers. “I am honored to have been appointed to the division two board seat and look forward to using my professional and volunteer experience to dutifully represent my new constituents,” said Board Director Jenkins. “As California continues to see dry conditions and the demand for water grows, my focus will be updating existing critical infrastructure and technology to ensure the continued security and reliability of our valuable water resources.” In his new position as WVWD division two Board Director, Jenkins represents communities in the City of Rialto, Bloomington and unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County. Jenkins fills the division two board position left by former WVWD Board Vice President Dr. Michael Taylor, who resigned in May. Jenkins is a husband, and a father to three children ranging in age from 13 years to 10 months. # # # The West Valley Water District has proudly served the Southern California communities of Bloomington, Colton, Fontana, Rialto, San Bernardino, and Jurupa Valley since 1952. Through name changes and consolidation, the mission has always remained the same: to provide customers with safe, high quality, and reliable water service at a reasonable rate and in a sustainable manner. The District provides water for about 97,000 customers and is overseen by a five-member, publicly elected Board of Directors.