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Executive Staff
General Manager
Jeffrey Kightlinger
 Jeffrey Kightlinger is general manager for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  As general manager, he is responsible for implementing the policy
General Counsel
Marcia Scully
Marcia Scully is general counsel for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  She is responsible for providing legal representation to Metropolitan on construction
General Auditor
Gerald C. Riss
​Gerald C. Riss is the general auditor for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the region's major water importer and wholesaler.
Ethics Officer
Deena Ghaly
​Deena Ghaly is ethics officer for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. She is responsible for proposing rules concerning disclosure, conflicts of interest, contracts,
Assistant General Manager/Chief Operating Officer
Debra C. Man
​Debra C. Man is the assistant general manager and chief operating officer for Metropolitan. She is responsible for managing the operational business functions of the district,
Interim Assistant General Manager/Chief Administrative Officer
Fidencio M. Mares
Fidencio “Feedy” Mares is the interim assistant general manager and chief administrative officer of The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  In this capacity,
Assistant General Manager/Chief Financial Officer
Gary Breaux
​Gary Breaux is the assistant general manager and chief financial officer for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  He manages all of the district's financial
Assistant General Manager/ Strategic Water Initiatives
Roger K. Patterson
​Roger K. Patterson is assistant general manager for Metropolitan overseeing Metropolitan's strategic water initiatives for the Colorado River and Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay De
Assistant General Manager/Chief External Affairs Officer
Dee Zinke
​Dee Zinke is the assistant general manager and chief external affairs officer at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and is responsible for the agency's communications,
Assistant General Counsel
Heather C. Beatty
​Heather C. Beatty is an assistant general counsel for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  She provides legal representation to Metropolitan on various
Assistant General Counsel
Joseph Vanderhorst
​Joseph Vanderhorst is an assistant general counsel for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  He handles legal matters related to Metropolitan’s Colorado
Manager, Bay-Delta Initiatives
Stephen Arakawa
​Stephen Arakawa, manager of the Bay-Delta Initiatives Program at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, has a background of 30 years working in the water field
Manager, Colorado River Resources
Bill Hasencamp
​Bill Hasencamp is the manager of Colorado River Resources for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, where he develops and manages water supply programs to augment
Group Manager, Business Technology Group
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Chief Engineer/Group Manager, Engineering Services Group
Gordon L. Johnson
​Gordon Johnson has responsibility for all of Metropolitan's engineering activities, including management of the Capital Investment Plan.  He oversees a staff of 380 employees
Group Manager for External Affairs
Sue Sims
​Sue Sims is group manager for External Affairs at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
Group Manager, Human Resources
Diane Pitman
​Diane Pitman  is the director of human resources and risk management for Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
Group Manager, Real Property Development & Management Group
Lilly Shraibati
Lilly Shraibati is responsible for the acquisition, management and protection of all of Metropolitan’s Real Property Assets and for developing additional revenue generating opportunities
Group Manager, Water Resource Management
Deven Upadhyay
​Deven Upadhyay is the manager of the Water Resource Management Group at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  He is responsible for managing the district's
Group Manager, Water System Operations
Jim Green
​Jim Green is the manager of Water System Operations at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. In this capacity, he oversees a staff of 950 employees responsible
Board Meeting

May 10, 2016
MWD Headquarters Building

Contact Us

Physical Address
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700 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012-2944

Phone
213-217-6000

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 54153
Los Angeles, CA
90054-0153

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