Board of Governors

California Municipal Utilities Association Board of Governors are comprised of nineteen (19) Governors and nineteen (19) Governor Alternates.  The ten largest members (view list), as determined by dues paid, are entitled to ongoing representation on the Board.  Each year at the Annual Meeting the ten largest members each designate one Governor and one Governor Alternate. The remaining nine voting Governors (a) shall be elected pursuant to Article 4, Section 4.2 of CMUA bylaws along with their respective Alternates; (b) shall serve staggered three-year terms; and (c) shall not serve more than two (2) consecutive terms (partial terms to fill a vacancy excepted), provided, however, that the President, Vice President, and Immediate Past President may be re-elected without regard to term limitation. The terms of office for these nine elected Governors and their respective Alternates shall commence at the time of their election or designation.

For a schedule of upcoming CMUA Board Meetings, click here.

2020 - 2021 OFFICERS

CHRIS GARNER, President
General Manager, Long Beach Water Department
Alternate: B. Anatole Falagan, Assistant General Manager
Long Beach Water


DAN BEANS, Vice President
Electric Utility Director, Redding Electric Utility
Alternate: Ryan Bailey, Assistant Director of Public Works
Redding Electric Utility

Secretary, Vacant




RUSSELL MILLS, Treasurer
Director of Risk Management & Treasurer
SMUD


ARLEN
 ORCHARD, Immediate Past President
Formerly General Manager & CEO, SMUD
Alternate: Frankie McDermott

SMUD


LAURA LEWIS, General Counsel

Chief Legal Officer, SMUD
SMUD


BARRY MOLINE

Executive Director, CMUA

 

2020 - 2021 GOVERNORS 

MARTIN ADAMS, General Manager
Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Alternate: Winifred Yancy, Director, Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs


GURCHARAN BAWA, General Manager
Pasadena Water & Power

Alternate: Eric Klinkner, Deputy General Manager


TODD CORBIN, General Manager
Riverside Public Utilities Department

Alternate: Daniel Garcia, Assistant General Manager - Power Resources


ED FRANCIOSA, Interim General Manager
Modesto Irrigation District

Alternate: Dana Ferreira, Regulatory Analyst


RANDY HOWARD, General Manager
Northern California Power Agency

Alternate: Jane Cirrincione, Assistant General Manager Legislative & Regulatory Affair


JEFFREY KIGHTLINGER, General Manager
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Alternate: Katano Kasaine, Assistant General Manager - Chief Financial Officer


DUKKU LEE, General Manager
Anaheim Public Utilities

Alternate: Janis Lehman, Chief Risk Officer


HENRY MARTINEZ, General Manager
Imperial Irrigation District

Alternate: Marilyn del Bosque Gilbert, Energy Department Manager


CRAIG MILLER, General Manager
Western Municipal Water District

Alternate: Tim Barr, Deputy General Manager


JEANNETTE OLKO, Electric Utility Division Manager
Moreno Valley Electric Utility

Alternate: Michael McLelland, Electric Utility Program Coordinator


NICOLAS PROCOS, General Manager
Alameda Municipal Power

Alternate: Vidhi Chawla, Assistant General Manager - Energy Resource Planning


MICHELLE REIMERS, General Manager
Turlock Irrigation District

Alternate: Brad Koehn, Chief Operating Officer


JOHN ROUKEMA, General Manager
City of Santa Clara / Silicon Valley Power

Alternate: Ann Hatcher, Assistant Director - Electric Utility


DOUGLAS C. SMITH, General Manager
Lassen Municipal Utility District

Alternate: Pat Holley, Assistant General Manager


JORGE SOMOANO, General Manager
Burbank Water & Power

Alternate: Richard Wilson, Assistant General Manager - Water


MICHAEL WEBSTER
Southern California Public Power Authority

Alternate: Katherine Ellis, Director, Asset Management & Special Projects


STEVE ZURN, General Manager

Glendale Water & Power

Alternate: Mark Young, Deputy General Manager/Power Management


If you have any questions about the CMUA Board of Governors, please contact Christine Chapman at (916) 326-5804 or cchapman@cmua.org.