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Board of Directors

  

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Sandra S. Rose, President

First elected: 1999
Current term of office: 2017-2020

Current MVWD committee appointments:

Finance Committee, Management Assessment Committee, Personnel Committee, Past Representative to the Chino Basin Watermaster Board of Directors

Professional and community activities:

  • District resident for over 20 years
  • Business owner and dedicated community volunteer
  • Board Member, Chaffey College Foundation
  • Served as President of the Inland Valley Humane Society & SPCA; Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services, Inc.; and Chino Youth Boxing Foundation
  • Achieved "Recognition in Special District Governance" certification from the Special District Leadership Foundation

 


   

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G. Michael Milhiser, Vice-President

First appointed to fill vacancy: 2007
Current term of office: 2019-2022

Current MVWD committee appointments:

Management Assessment Committee, Personnel Committee, Main Office Site Renovation Project Ad Hoc Committee, Representative to the Water Facilities Authority Board of Directors, Representative to the Chino Basin Water Bank Joint Powers Authority, Representative to the Association of California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance Authority

Professional and community activities:

  • City of Montclair resident for over 30 years
  • Chief Administrative Officer for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians Tribal Government Administration and Enterprise Operations
  • Brings 34 years of experience in public administration to the District, having previously held positions as city manager in Montclair, Ontario, and Upland
  • Served as the President of the League of California Cities, Inland Empire City Managers Division, and as a member of the League's Executive Board and the Committee on Professional Development

 


   

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Manny Martinez, Director/Board Auditor

First elected: 2012
Current term of office: 2017-2020

Current MVWD committee appointments:

Engineering Committee, Public Information Committee, Strategic Planning Ad Hoc Committee, Representative to the Chino Basin Watermaster Board of Directors

Professional and community activities:

  • District resident for over 20 years
  • Business owner and dedicated community volunteer
  • Currently serves as a Member of the City of Montclair Planning Commission, President of Montclair's Transaction Users Tax Oversight Committee, and Member of the Montclair Chamber of Commerce
  • Served on the boards of the Neighborhood Housing Services and the Doctor's Hospital Medical Center of Montclair

 


   

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Philip L. Erwin, Director

First appointed to fill vacancy: 2006
Current term of office: 2019-2022

Current MVWD committee appointments:

Finance Committee, Strategic Planning Ad Hoc Committee, Main Office Site Renovation Project Ad Hoc Committee

Professional and community activities:

  • District resident for over 15 years
  • Chief Financial Officer for Flex Ed, a Chino-based business which provides continuing education and certifications for health care professionals in California and Nevada

 


   

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Tony Lopez, Director

First elected: 2003
Current term of office: 2017-2020

Current MVWD committee appointments:

Engineering Committee, Public Information Committee

Professional and community activities:

  • Lifetime resident of the City of Montclair and a graduate of Montclair High School
  • Former semi-pro baseball pitcher and former Little League baseball coach and assistant coach
  • Member of the Echos of Faith Christian Center

 


   

Governance

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Monte Vista Water District is a county water district formed under the County Water District Law, Division 12, Section 30000 et seq. of the California Water Code.

A five-member Board of Directors, who is elected to overlapping four-year terms, governs the District. The Board of Directors is responsible to set strategic direction and policy for the District. A General Manager is appointed by the Board of Directors and oversees the day-to-day management of the District.

The regularly scheduled meetings of the Board of Directors are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the District's offices located at 10575 Central Avenue, Montclair.