Robert Apodaca, Art Chacon Re-elected and Martha Camacho-Rodriguez Elected to Serve on Central Basin Board of Directors

Robert Apodaca, Art Chacon Re-elected and Martha Camacho-Rodriguez Elected to Serve on Central Basin Board of Directors
Posted on 11/19/2018
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Commerce, CA – Directors Robert Apodaca and Art Chacon were re-elected to serve on the Central Basin Board of Directors on November 6th, with Director Apodaca representing Division II and Director Chacon representing Division III.  Director Apodaca was re-elected to serve his sixth term and Director Chacon was re-elected to serve his fourth term. Martha Camacho-Rodriguez was elected to serve Division I. 

Re-elected to serve Division II, Director Apodaca will continue to represent the cities of La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, Whittier and South Whittier.  Director Apodaca serves as Board President on the Central Basin Board of Directors and as previously has served as one of the District’s two representatives to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. 

Director Art Chacon was re-elected to serve Division III, where he will continue to represent the cities of Bell, Commerce, Cudahy, Huntington Park, Maywood, Walnut Park, Vernon, portions of Monterey Park, and unincorporated areas of East Los Angeles.  In addition to his service on the Central Basin Board, Director Chacon has extensive experience in local government, having served as a commissioner of parks and recreation and city planning.

Director-elect Martha Camacho-Rodriguez was elected to serve the remainder of the term for Division I, which includes the cities of Bell Gardens, Downey, Montebello, Pico Rivera, West Whittier-Los Nietos, and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The seat for Division I was vacated earlier this year, and the term will run until December 2020. Director-elect Camacho-Rodriguez serves a Member for the Cerritos College Board of Trustees and is an educator and organizer for Social Eco Education (SEE). In addition, she is actively involved in several community based organizations as well as serving as a member of the California Teachers Association.

Directors Robert Apodaca and Art Chacon and Director-elect Martha Camacho-Rodriguez will be sworn into office on December 7, 2018. For more information on the Central Basin Board of Directors, please visit www.centralbasin.org. 


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Central Basin is a public agency that wholesales imported water to cities, mutual water companies, investor-owned utilities and private companies in southeast Los Angeles County, serving a population of more than 1.6 million. In addition, Central Basin provides the region with recycled water for municipal, commercial and industrial uses. Formed in 1952, Central Basin is committed to ensuring a safe and reliable water supply for the region.