New WAKC Board of Directors
A new Water Association of Kern County Board of Directors was elected November 1 at the organization’s 61st annual meeting. Guest speaker was Jeffrey Kightlinger, General Manager at Metropolitan Water District of Southern California .
The new board is:
Jeanne Varga, President, Consultant
Bill Taube, First Vice President, Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District
Gene Lundquist, Second Vice President, Kern County Water Agency
Dana Munn, Treasurer, Shafter-Wasco Irrigation District
Larry Rodriguez, Secretary, GEI Consultants
Beth Pandol, Executive Director
Kim Brown, Wonderful Orchards
Ernest Conant, Young Wooldridge LLP
David Couch, Kern County Board of Supervisors
Steve Dalke, Kern-Tulare Water District
Jason Gianquinto, Semitropic Water Storage District
John Moore, Kern County Farm Bureau
Tim Ruiz, East Niles Community Services District
Harry Starkey, West Kern Water District
David Ansolabehere, Cawelo Water District
Joe Ashley, California Resources Corp.
Eric Averett, Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District
Les Clark, Independent Oil Producers
Angelica Martin, Tejon Ranch
Jason Meadors, City of Bakersfield Water Resources Department
Mark Mulkay, Kern Delta Water District
Denise Newton, Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
David Nixon, Arvin-Edison Water Storage District
Doug Nunneley, Oildale Mutual Water Company
Scott Thayer, Castle & Cooke, Inc.
Rudy Valles, California Water Service Company