Inland Empire, CA –During the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s (MWD) Board meeting on March 9, Michael Camacho, Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) Board Vice President and representative on the MWD Board, was elected to serve on the MWD Board’s Executive Committee. Camacho also currently serves on MWD’s Legal and Claims, Engineering and Operations, Organization and Personnel, and Real Property and Asset Management committees.
“I am honored to be elected by my colleagues to serve on the MWD Board’s Executive Committee. MWD is a regional leader in water supply reliability, innovation and resource management, and I am looking forward to this Executive position and the opportunity to provide guidance and direction while supporting MWD’s essential mission,” stated Camacho.
MWD’s Executive Committee has broad administrative authority, which includes but is not limited to, advising and making recommendations on major policy issues as well as proposing modifications to the Board’s goals considering projected future conditions. The Executive Committee is also responsible for reviewing and approving the scheduling of board and committee meetings as well as the annual business plan containing the General Manager’s key priorities for the coming year.
Camacho has served on IEUA’s Board since 2008. From 2009 through 2011, he served as IEUA’s Secretary/Treasurer. He served as Vice President from 2011 through 2018 and was re-elected to serve as Vice President in 2020. Camacho represents a large portion of the city of Rancho Cucamonga, unincorporated areas in the city of Rancho Cucamonga’s sphere of influence, a portion of the city of Fontana, and a portion of the unincorporated areas in the city of Fontana’s sphere of influence.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative that, along with its 26 cities and retail suppliers, provide water for 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.
The Inland Empire Utilities Agency covers 242-square miles, distributes imported water, provides industrial/municipal wastewater collection and treatment services, and other related utility services to more than 875,000 people through its member agencies which include Chino, Chino Hills, Cucamonga Valley Water District, Fontana, Fontana Water Company, Montclair, Monte Vista Water District, Ontario, and Upland. www.ieua.org