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Board of Trustees

SCWC is governed by a Board of Trustees made up of California’s most respected and knowledgeable leaders from the business, agriculture, regional and local government and water sectors. The Board also includes the chairs of each SCWC Task Force, our issue-based committees. The SCWC Board celebrates the rich diversity of Southern California’s people and cultures and strives to create an environment in which all feel heard, safe, respected, and supported.

Executive Board

Executive Director
Charley Wilson
Chair
Hon. Janice Rutherford
County of San Bernardino
Vice Chair
Brian Jordan
Tetra Tech
2nd Vice Chair
Open

Treasurer
Brian Thomas

Secretary
Jose Solorio
California Water Commission

County Supervisors

Hon. Lisa Bartlett
Orange County
Hon. David Couch
County of Kern
Hon. Jeff Hewitt
County of Riverside
Hon. Janice Rutherford
San Bernardino County 

City Sector

Hon. Patty Cortez
City of Covina
Hon. Eunice Ulloa
City of Chino
Hon. Acquanetta Warren
City of Fontana
Enrique C. Zaldivar, P.E.
LA Sanitation and Environment
   

Agricultural Sector

Jason Gianquinto
Kern County Farm Bureau
A.G. Kawamura
Orange County Produce
Robert L. Seat
Orange County Farm Bureau
Geoffrey Vanden Heuvel
Milk Producers Council
Andy Wilson
Riverside County Farm Bureau
 

Business Sector

Robert W. Bein
RBF Consulting
Ron Gastelum
Water Conservation Partners
Emily Grant
Southern California Gas Company
Dave Harrison
Kennedy Jenks
Brian Jordan
Tetra Tech
Kris Murray
KLM Strategies
Rich Nagel
Jacobs
Noah Perch-Ahern
Greenberg Glusker LLP
Stacy Roscoe Patrick Skahan
Best Best & Krieger
Brian Thomas Kathy Tiegs

Water Sector

Robert Beste
Water Replenishment District of Southern California
Kathy Cortner
Mojave Water Agency
Heather Dyer
San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District
Steve Elie
Inland Empire Utilities Agency
Anatole Falagan
Long Beach Water Department
Dan Ferons
Santa Margarita Water District
Robert Ferrante
Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
Chris Garner
Long Beach Water Department
Anthony Goff
Calleguas Municipal Water District
Carol Lee Gonzales-Brady
Rancho California Water District
Adel Hagekhalil
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Scott Houston
West Basin Municipal Water District
Paul Jones
Eastern Municipal Water District
Sandra Kerl
San Diego County Water Authority
Dan Lafferty
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
Steve LaMar
Irvine Ranch Water District
Paul Liu
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Joone Lopez
Moulton Niguel Water District
Tom McCarthy
Kern County Water Agency
Justin McCusker
Santa Margarita Water District
David Pedersen
Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
Mark Pestrella
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
Jose Solorio 
California Water Commission
 

Task Force Chairs

Patty Cortez
Legislative Task Force
City of Covina
Steve Elie
Legislative Task Force
Inland Empire Utilities Agency
Anatole Falagan
Equity, Access and Affordability Task Force
Long Beach Water Department
Dan Ferons
Recycled Water Task Force
Santa Margarita Water District
Ron Gastelum
Strategic Planning/Public Education Task Force
Water Conservation Partners
Dave Harrison
Water Quality Task Force
Kennedy Jenks
Scott Houston
Water Energy Efficiency Task Force
West Basin Municipal Water District
Sandra Kerl
Colorado River Task Force
San Diego County Water Authority
Dan Lafferty
Stormwater Task Force
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
Tom McCarthy
Delta Issues Task Force
Kern County Water Agency
Kris Murray
Water Energy Efficiency Task Force
KLM Strategies
Rich Nagel
Stormwater Task Force
Jacobs
David Pedersen 
Water Quality Task Force
Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
Mark Pestrella
Chairman’s Advisory Task Force
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
Stacy Roscoe
Chairman’s Advisory Task Force
Acquanetta Warren
Equity, Access and Affordability Task Force
City of Fontana