Director Phillip Hawkins Reappointed to Serve on the Board of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Director Phillip Hawkins Reappointed to Serve on the Board of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Posted on 07/05/2018
Director Hawkins

Commerce, CA – Central Basin Division V Director Phillip Hawkins has been selected by his colleagues to serve as one of the District’s two representatives on the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s (MWD) Board of Directors. He will be formally seated at the July MWD Board Meeting. Director Hawkins previously represented Central Basin on the MWD Board of Directors, where he chaired the Real Estate and Asset Management Special Committee.

The MWD is a regional wholesaler that delivers water to 26 member public agencies, who in turn provide water to 19 million people in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura counties. The MWD is governed by a 38-member Board of Directors, representing each of the district's 26 member agencies. The board is responsible for establishing and administering Metropolitan's policies and upholding the articles in the MWD Act.

Director Hawkins is a tenured member on the Central Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors, where he is currently serving his fifth term. He serves as Chair of the District’s Administration and Ethics Committee, Member of the Finance and Audit Committee, Member of the Engineering and Operations Committee and as Alternate on the Water Resources Committee.

Prior to his tenure on the Central Basin Municipal Water District he represented the region as a member of the State Assembly. He has also served as an appointee by the County Board of Supervisors to the Los Angeles County Assessment Appeals Board.

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Central Basin is a public agency that wholesales imported water to cities, mutual water companies, investor-owned utilities and private companies in southeast Los Angeles County, serving a population of 1.7 million. In addition, Central Basin provides the region with recycled water for municipal, commercial and industrial uses. Formed in 1952, Central Basin is committed to ensuring a safe and reliable water supply for the region.


Hawkins MWD Rep Press Release.pdf