Married with one child, Mr. Corona has resided and farmed in the Temecula area since 1981. As a 1978 graduate of Pepperdine University, Mr. Corona majored in Business Administration and has directed his family’s farm operation as President of the Corona Ranch and the Big Horse Feed Store. The Corona family has raised crops such as avocados, citrus, onions, and sod in both the Santa Rosa and Rancho Divisions of RCWD.
Mr. Corona served 12 years as a director and past President of the Riverside County Farm Bureau and the Citrus-Vineyard Policy General Plan, and as the first supervisorial district representative with the General Plan Advisory Committee for Riverside County.
Married with four children, Mr. Drake has resided and farmed in the Temecula area since 1973. He is president of Drake Enterprises, Inc., located in Temecula, which he has owned and operated for 37 years. He manages 500 plus acres of avocados and 300 plus acres of winegrapes in the Temecula Valley.
Mr. Drake is a 5th generation farmer in Riverside County. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Fresno State, and was a member of Class XII of the California Agricultural Leadership Program. He is currently on the State Board of Food and Agriculture and the past Chairman of the California PD/GWSS Board. Additional business and professional affiliations include: Chairman of the PD/GWSS Task Force, member of the Agricultural Leadership Associates, member of the UCR Chancellor’s Agricultural Advisory Council, past President of the Riverside County Farm Bureau, member of the Riverside County Solid Waste Management Advisory Board, past Vice President of the USDA Hass Avocado Board, Director and past President of the Temecula Valley Winegrape Growers Association, member of the Murrieta/Temecula Group, past Chairman for the California Association of Winegrape Growers, member of the California Winegrape Grower Foundation Board, and 4H All-Star in Riverside County.
Having served on various Ad Hoc and Standing Policy Committees of the board since 1991, Ms. Herman currently serves on the Finance and Audit Committee and the Planning and Administration Committee.
Married with two children, Ms. Herman has resided in the Temecula area since 1986. Ms. Herman worked as an in-house regional counsel for Kaiser Development Company and its successors, Bedford Development Company and Kemper Development Company, until 1996 when she retired.
Having served on various Ad Hoc and Standing Policy Committees of the board since 2001, Mr. Hoagland currently serves on the Joint Inland and Orange County Caucus, alternate on the Planning and Administration Committee, and is Chairman of the Engineering and Operations Committee. Additionally, he has been the District’s director on the Association of California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance Authority since 2002, and in November 2015 was appointed to serve on the Santa Rosa Regional Resources Authority Board.
Mr. Hoagland and his wife have resided in the Temecula area since 1988. He is a registered Civil Engineer and has a master’s degree from UCLA in water resources. Mr. Hoagland has over 30 years of professional executive experience managing municipal and special district water and wastewater utilities, and is managing member of John E. Hoagland Associates, Consulting Services.
was elected to RCWD’s board in 2015. His term will expire in December 2019. He currently serves on the Engineering and Operations Committee and is as Chairman of the Planning and Administration Committee.
Mr. Martin is an active wine-country resident, has over 37 years of experience as a commercial-agricultural appraiser, and has served on the Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association and Elsinore-Murrieta-Anza Resource Conservation District.
Married with two children, Mr. Plummer has resided in Temecula for over 32 years. He recently retired as Deputy City Engineer for the City of Carlsbad, and was previously the Chief Engineer/Assistant General Manager at Eastern Municipal Water District. Mr. Plummer’s experience includes 40 plus years of planning, financing, designing, and constructing water and wastewater systems. He currently provides water resource engineering consulting services. Mr. Plummer has previously served on the Santa Margarita River Watershed Planning Group and Technical Advisory Committee with the Encina Wastewater Authority, and has helped to coordinate with various San Diego County water agencies to develop recycled water and desalinated seawater supplies. Mr. Plummer holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in civil engineering.