Director of External Affairs

Joseph Legaspi serves as Director of External Affairs. In this capacity he serves as part of the Senior Management team for the District and manages Government Relations, Media Relations, Public Information and Stakeholder Engagement. The Department serves a key role in building positive awareness and of District programs, projects and policies. The Department has been recognized for their innovative approach towards building awareness of water issues and for a high level of commitment to the District's constituents.

Prior to his tenure with the District, he served as District Aide to two members of the California Legislature.

Outside of his professional responsibilities, he serves as a Member on the Board of Directors for the California State University Los Angeles Alumni Association.

Joseph attended California State University Los Angeles, where he was active in student government and obtained a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration. After graduation, Joseph served as Program Coordinator for the Pat Brown Institute of Public Affairs. He then attended the University of Southern California, where he obtained a Master of Arts in Communications Management from the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.