Board of Directors

Meetings


All Board of Directors meetings are open to the public. Any member of the public who wishes to address the Directors at a Board meeting may do so during the portion of the meeting set aside for public comment.

About the Board


The District is governed by a seven-member, elected Board of Directors. The directors serve alternate four-year terms. At its first meeting in December each year, the board elects one of its members as President, one member as Senior Vice President, and the remaining members serve as Vice Presidents. The officers shall serve for a period of one year or until their successors are elected.

Bill J. Wilson - President


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Bill J. Wilson was elected to RCWD’s board in 2015.  His term will expire in December 2020.  Mr. Wilson currently serves as the District's representative on the Joint Inland and Orange County Caucus.

Mr. Wilson is the CEO and co-owner of Wilson Creek Winery and Vineyard, and actively serves the Temecula Community as a board member on both the Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association and Visit Temecula Valley.  


Portrait of Board Member Bill Wilson

Danny J. Martin - Senior Vice President


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Danny J. Martin was elected to RCWD’s board in 2015.  His term will expire in December 2020.  He currently is the Chairman for the Engineering and Operations Committee and serves on the Finance and Audit 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.

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Lisa D. Herman - Vice President


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Lisa D. Herman was first elected to RCWD’s board in September 1991 to fill the remaining two years of a four-year term. She was re-elected in 1993 and 1997, and was subsequently appointed to the board in 2001 to fill the remaining two years of a four-year term. Ms. Herman was once again re-elected in 2003, 2007, 2011, and 2015. Her current term expires in December 2020. Ms. Herman served as Senior Vice President of the board in 1995, 2001, and 2009; and as President in 1996, 2002, and 2010.

Having served on various Ad Hoc and Standing Policy Committees of the board since 1991, Ms. Herman currently serves on the Planning and Administration Committee and alternate for the Finance and Audit 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.   

Portrait of Board Member Lisa Herman


Angel Garcia - Vice President


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Angel Garcia was elected to RCWD’s board in 2017. His current term expires December 2022. Mr. Garcia is currently the Chairman on the Finance and Audit Committee and serves as an alternate on the Planning and Administration Committee.

He is a lifelong Temecula Valley resident and businessman. Mr. Garcia earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of California Riverside. He looks forward to providing leadership on water policies locally and statewide.

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Carol Lee Brady - Vice President


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Carol Lee Brady was elected to RCWD’s board in 2017. Her current term will expire in December 2022. Ms. Brady is the Chairman of the Planning and Administration Committee and serves on the Engineering and Operations Committee; and is the District’s alternate Representative to the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA)/Joint Powers Insurance Authority (JPIA).

A native Californian with long family ties to the Temecula region, Director Brady and her husband are active members of the community. She is a vineyard owner and member of the Temecula Winegrowers Association. Prior to joining the RCWD board, she served two terms on the Temecula-Elsinore-Anza-Murrieta Resource Conservation District’s Board of Directors.

Director Brady is a graduate of Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management (magna cum laude). Her career has spanned federally regulated industries including electric/water utilities and power plant engineering/construction.



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William E. Plummer - Vice President


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William E. Plummer was first elected to RCWD’s board in November 2005 with successive re-elections in 2009, 2013, and 2017. His current term will expire in December 2022. Mr. Plummer served as Senior Vice President of the board in 2007 and as President in 2008 and 2016. Having served on various Ad Hoc and Standing Policy Committees of the board since 2005, Mr. Plummer currently serves on the Engineering and Operations and Finance and Audit Committees.

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.

Portrait of Board Member William Plummer

John V. Rossi - Vice President


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John V. Rossi was appointed to RCWD’s board in January 2019.  His term will expire in December 2020.  He currently serves on the Planning and Administration Committee and is an alternate for the Engineering and Operations Committee, represents the District on the Joint Inland and Orange County Caucus, as well as the Santa Rosa Regional Resources Authority.

Married with six children, Mr. Rossi has resided in Temecula since 1993. He has over 28 years in the water industry including serving as the General Manager of Western Municipal District for 13 years. Mr. Rossi was recently awarded the Excellence in Leadership award by the Association of California Water Agencies.


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