12:08 PM PST, December 24, 2013
The Orange County Water District Board of Directors has re-elected its officers for 2014, according to a statement.
Shawn Dewane, Cathy Green and Roger Yoh will carry on their duties as president, first vice president and second vice president, respectively, for the new year.
"In 2013 we celebrated important milestones, such as the district's 80th anniversary and the fifth anniversary of the Groundwater Water Replenishment System (GWRS)," Dewane, who is serving his second year as president, said in the statement. "I look forward to the opportunities that 2014 presents as we expand the GWRS, explore ocean desalination and uphold our mission to provide a reliable supply of high-quality water to north and central Orange County."
Dewane, a Costa Mesa resident, was elected to the OCWD board in 2010 and represents all or parts of Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Irvine and Newport Beach.
Green, a resident of Huntington Beach who once served as its mayor, was elected in 2010 and represents parts of Surf City and Fountain Valley.
Yoh, of Buena Park, has been at the OCWD since 2004 and represents all or parts of Buena Park, La Palma, Placentia, Yorba Linda and Cypress.
— Anthony Clark Carpio