Meet the Board of Directors

Board President

Term Expires: 12/2018
E-mail: roberta@centralbasin.org 

Director Robert Apodaca was re-elected to serve his fifth term in 2014, and currently serves as Board President representing the cities of La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, Whittier and South Whittier.
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Board Vice President

Term Expires: 12/2020
E-Mail: pedroa@centralbasin.org

Director Pedro Aceituno currently serves as the Board Vice President, representing the cities of Bell Gardens, Downey, Montebello, Pico Rivera, West Whittier-Los Nietos, and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.
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Director, Division III

Term Expires: 12/2018
E-mail: artc@centralbasin.org 
 
Re-elected to the Central Basin Board of Directors in November 2014, Art Chacon represents the cities of Bell, Commerce, Cudahy, Huntington Park, Maywood, Walnut Park, Monterey Park, Vernon and unincorporated areas of East Los Angeles.
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Director, Division IV

Term Expires: 12/2020
E-mail: leticiav@centralbasin.org
 
Director Leticia Vasquez was re-elected on the Central Basin Board of Directors in November 2016 to represent the cities of Lynwood, South Gate, Florence-Graham, Willowbrook and portions of Compton and Carson.  Additionally, Director Vasquez serves as a representative on the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors. 
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Director, Division V

Term Expires: 12/2020
E-mail: philliph@centralbasin.org
 
Director Phillip Hawkins was re-elected to serve his fifth term on the Central Basin Board of Directors in November 2016, representing the cities of Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Paramount and Signal Hill.
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Director, At-Large 

Term Expires: 2/2019
E-mail: williamg@centralbasin.org

Director William Gedney serves as an at-large member, representing the District's entire service area and also as a representative on the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors. Director Gedney joins the District with 38 years of technical water experience, including experience in his current role as Vice President for Environmental Quality for Golden State Water Company.
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Director, At-Large

Term Expires: 2/2019
E-mail: markg@centralbasin.org

Director Mark Grajeda serves as an at-large member, serving the 24 cities and 6 unincorporated areas in the District's service area. Director Grajeda brings 35 years of water industry experience. In addition to serving on the Central Basin Board, Director Grajeda serves as the General Manager for Pico Water District. 
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Director, At-Large

Term Expires: 2/2021
E-mail: johno@centralbasin.org

John Oskoui serves as an at-large member, providing representation to the District's communities. In addition to serving Central Basin, Director Oskoui currently serves as Assistant City Manager for Downey. Director Oskoui's experience includes 30 years in local government.
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