Corporate Structure

Board of Directors

The District is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of five members of the public who are elected to staggered four-year terms. The District’s five divisions contain approximately equal populations, and each elect one director who must be a resident of that division. More about the Board of Directors.

General Management

Steve Welch, General Manager

The General Manager organizes and directs District activities in accordance with the Board’s policies. Learn more about our General Manager, Stephen J. Welch. The four Assistant General Managers are responsible for implementing and coordinating departmental activities.

General Manager, Steve Welch

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Assistant General Manager Administration

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Ron Jacobsma, Assistant General Manager of Administration

The Assistant General Manager Administration is responsible for the management of Human Resources and Risk, and Information Technology and Finance, which includes Customer Service and Conservation.

Assistant General Manager Engineering and Operations and Maintenance

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Rachel Murphy, Assistant General Manager of Engineering and Operations and Maintenance

The Assistant General Manager of Engineering and Operations and Maintenance is responsible for the management of Engineering, Construction, and Operations and Maintenance, as well as Safety.

Assistant General Manager Policy and External Affairs

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Marguerite Patil, Assistant General Manager of Policy and External Affairs

The Assistant General Manager of Policy and External Affairs is responsible for managing the progress of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Phase 2 Project, as well as associated policy and legislative efforts.

Assistant General Manager Planning and Water Resources

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Jeff Quimby, Assistant General Manager Planning and Water Resources

The Assistant General Manager of Planning and Water Resources is responsible for the management of Planning, Water Resources, and Watershed and Lands.

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