LAKE ELSINORE – Director Harvey Ryan was appointed to a second year as president at Thursday’s Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District board meeting after a 4-1 decision by the board. Ryan, whose leadership has focused on finding innovative and cost-effective solutions to securing water supplies, will lead the board as president for a fourth time in his 14 years of service.
“It is an honor to represent the community as the EVMWD board president,” Ryan said. “Together, with the board of directors, we will continue to fulfill our commitment to ensuring reliable water supplies for the future and providing excellent service to residents and businesses.”
Ryan, a longtime resident of Lake Elsinore and a local business owner, was first elected to the board in 2005. As a director of Division 2, he represents portions of Lake Elsinore, Meadowbrook and the Sedco area. Ryan serves on several EVMWD committees, including the Finance and Administration Committee, Engineering and Operations and the Legislative, Conservation and Community Outreach Committee. He also represents the district on the Federal Affairs Committee of the Association of California Water Agencies and is the vice chairman for ACWA Region 9, which includes Riverside, San Bernardino and Imperial counties.
Other board officer positions announced at the meeting include Andy Morris, Division 5, as vice president and Phil Williams, Division 4, as treasurer. Rounding out the board of directors are Nancy Horton, representing Division 1, and George Cambero, representing Division 3. Board officers serve a one-year term. The EVMWD board of directors meets regularly 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday each month at the EVMWD Headquarters, located at 31315 Chaney Street in Lake Elsinore.
EVMWD provides service to more than 144,000 water and wastewater customers in a 97 square mile area in Western Riverside County. The district is a subagency of the Western Municipal Water District and a member agency of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Visit the EVMWD at www.evmwd.com for additional information.