Board & Staff

2018 Board of Directors

President
David Heft
Turlock MAD
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President-Elect 
Jeremy Wittie
Coachella Valley MVCD
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Vice President
Peter Bonkrude
Shasta MVCD
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Past President
Jamesina Scott
Lake County VCD
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Sacramento Valley Regional Rep
Joel Buettner
Placer MVCD
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Coastal Region Rep
Ken Klemme
Northern Salinas Valley MAD
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S. San Joaquin Region Rep
Conlin Reis
Fresno Westside MAD
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N. San Joaquin Region Rep
Eddie Lucchesi
San Joaquin County MVCD
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Southern Region Rep
Jared Dever
Orange County MVCD
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Trustee Council Chair
Doug Walker
Coachella Valley MVCD
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Central Office Staff

Executive Director
Bob Achermann
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Associate Executive Director
Rachel Hickerson
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Accounting Executive
Nito Goolan
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Membership Specialist
Evan Wise
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Manager of Digital and Social Media
Sarah Austin
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Professional Services

Legislative Advocate
Edward Manning
KP Public Affairs
Phone: 916-448-2162
Fax: 916-448-4923

Legal Counsel

Richard Shanahan
Bartkiewicz, Kronick & Shanahan
Phone: 916-446-4254
Fax: 916-446-4018