Director Betty Evans named Vallecitos Water District representative to San Diego County Water Authority

Board Director Betty Evans was appointed the Vallecitos Water District’s new representative to the San Diego County Water Authority Board. The action taken at the most recent regular Board meeting of Vallecitos places Evans on the wholesale water agency’s Board of Directors to assist in setting policy and direction in meeting the water supply demands of residents throughout the region.

Betty Evans, Division 1 representative is a 31-year resident of San Marcos, and has been a community leader and former member of the City of San Marcos Council from 1992 through 1996. During her tenure as a Council member she was a proponent for closing the San Marcos Landfill, formulating a policy on affordable housing, revitalizing the San Marcos Creek development and Richmar areas, and for San Marcos becoming a charter city. She also served on the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), North County Transit District and the League of California Cities, as well as a few other subcommittees.  Many of these achievements were built on a foundation of community involvement, which included co-founding Residents for a Rural Richland, Citizens for a Safe San Marcos and contributing to local Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, the Jr. Women’s Club, site improvement committees at local middle schools and high schools, Grad Nite and the San Marcos Historical Society. She holds a BA degree from California State University, Northridge and has worked as a teacher at Raggedy Ann & Andy, Richland Elementary and Woodland Park Elementary schools.  She and her husband Greg live in the Twin Oaks Valley.  They have three children and five grandchildren.

Evans is joined by Margaret E. Ferguson, Division 4, Jim Hernandez, Division 2, Hal Martin, Division 5, and Jim Poltl, Division 3, to form the Vallecitos Water District Board of Directors. The board meets at 4 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the District’s Administration, Maintenance, and Operations facility – 201 Vallecitos de Oro in San Marcos.

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