In a unanimous vote, the Yorba Linda Water District Board of Directors have appointed Director Gary Melton, as President of the Board. The Board also unanimously appointed Director Bob Kiley as Vice President.
“We have interesting and exciting things to accomplish this year,” said Melton, regarding the search for a new General Manager and the upcoming organizational and efficiency studies that the District is to undertake. “It’s an honor to serve on this Board and I am looking forward to the year ahead.”
Melton and Kiley were first elected to the Board in November of 2010, after both served on the YLWD Citizens Advisory Committee.
President Melton and his wife Lynn own and operate Joaquin's Mexican Restaurant in Yorba Linda. He also spent 20 years as a Marketing Manager for Pacific Bell. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
Yorba Linda Water District is a public agency serving residents of Yorba Linda and portions of Placentia, Brea, Anaheim and areas of unincorporated Orange County.
Yorba Linda Water District is totally independent of all city and county governments. None of the revenue obtained by Yorba Linda Water District is used to subsidize non-water related activities or the activities of any other agency.