VICE PRESIDENT - Represents Division II - elected by the voters of Walnut, portions of Covina, West Covina, Charter Oak and San Dimas.
Mr. David De Jesus is the President and CEO of Covina Irrigating Company (a California Corporation) and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the 143 year-old company. Their primary source of supply can be found locally in the San Gabriel Mountain watershed backed by groundwater wells in the Main San Gabriel Basin. He has served as a director at Three Valleys Municipal Water District since 1997.
Mr. De Jesus holds a Master's Degree in Organizational Management and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Azusa Pacific University. He has also earned degrees in Water Treatment Technology and Criminal Justice. He holds the highest Water Treatment and Water Distribution Certifications levels issued by the State Water Resources Control Board.
David provided instruction for several years to hundreds of students as an Adjunct Professor at Citrus College specializing in water distribution and system design.
Mr. De Jesus serves on numerous water boards in varying capacities including the Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster, the San Gabriel River Water Committee, the San Gabriel Valley Water Association, the Chino Basin Watermaster, and most notably, as a director on the board of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California representing the interests of Three Valleys since March 2002. In this role, he serves as a Vice Chairman of the Board and on several MWD Committees including the Executive Committee of the Board and most notably on the Special Integrated Resource Plan Committee, a subset of the Water Planning and Stewardship Committee. During 2016, Mr. De Jesus was appointed by Governor Brown to serve on the Colorado River Board as the alternate representing the water supply needs of nearly 19 million Southern Californians.
To view Director De Jesus' training certificates for Ethics, Prevention of Workplace Harassment and Governance Foundations, click on the PDF below. (Updated 07/24/2019)
Board Service since 1997 - Current Term: December 2016 - December 2020
Updated: August 20, 2020
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