Meet the Board

Board President

Robert Apodaca, Board President

Term Expires: 12/2022
E-mail
: roberta@centralbasin.org
Director Robert Apodaca was re-elected to serve his sixth term in 2018, and currently serves as Board President representing the cities of La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, Whittier and South Whittier. Additionally, Director Apodaca serves as a representative on the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors. 

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Board Vice President
Director, At-Large


Term Expires: 2/2021

E-mail: johno@centralbasin.org

Director John Oskoui serves as an at-large member, providing representation to the District's communities. In addition to serving Central Basin, Director Oskoui currently serves as Assistant City Manager for Downey. Director Oskoui's experience includes 30 years in local government.
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Director, Division I 

Term Expires: 12/2020
E-mail: marthac@centralbasin.org
Director Martha Camacho-Rodriguez was elected to the Central Basin Board of Directors in November 2018, representing the cities of Bell Gardens, Downey, Montebello, Pico Rivera, West Whittier-Los Nietos, and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. 

Director, Division III 

Term Expires: 12/2022
E-mail: artc@centralbasin.org
Director Arturo Chacon was re-elected to serve his third term on the Central Basin Board of Directors in November 2018, representing the cities of Bell, Commerce, Cudahy, Huntington Park, Maywood, Walnut Park, Monterey Park, Vernon and unincorporated areas of East Los Angeles.
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Director, Division IV

Term Expires: 12/2020
E-mail: cbmwd4lvw@gmail.com
Director Leticia Vasquez was re-elected on the Central Basin Board of Directors in November 2016 to represent the cities of Lynwood, South Gate, Florence-Graham, Willowbrook and portions of Compton and Carson. 
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Director, Division V

Term Expires: 12/2020
E-mail: philliph@centralbasin.org
Director Phillip Hawkins was re-elected to serve his fifth term on the Central Basin Board of Directors in November 2016, representing the cities of Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Paramount and Signal Hill. 
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Appointed Director, At-Large 

Term Expires: 2/2023
E-mail: dana@centralbasin.org
Director Dan Arrighi serves as an at-large member, representing the District's entire service area. Director Arrighi joins the District with 38 years of technical water experience. 
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Appointed Director, Large Water Users

Director Heldman

Term Expires: 2/2023
E-mail: frankh@centralbasin.org
Director Frank Heldman serves as a Director representing the large water users of the District's service area. Additionally, Director Heldman serves as a representative on the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors. 

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 Term Expires: 2/2021
E-mail: johno@centralbasin.org

John Oskoui serves as an at-large member, providing representation to the District's communities. In addition to serving Central Basin, Director Oskoui currently serves as Assistant City Manager for Downey. Director Oskoui's experience includes 30 years in local government.
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 Term Expires: 2/2021
E-mail: johno@centralbasin.org

John Oskoui serves as an at-large member, providing representation to the District's communities. In addition to serving Central Basin, Director Oskoui currently serves as Assistant City Manager for Downey. Director Oskoui's experience includes 30 years in local government.
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