Thomas P. Evans joined the Western
Municipal Water District board in January 2007. Mr. Evans represents Division
2, which consists of a portion of the city of Riverside located south of the 91
Freeway and all of March Air Reserve Base as well as a portion of Lake Mathews,
Woodcrest, Mission Grove and Orangecrest.
Mr. Evans serves as Western's
commissioner on the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority, one of California’s
leading regional water agencies whose mission is to plan and build facilities
that protect the water quality in the watershed.
He also serves on the joint
committees of Western and Eastern Municipal Water District and Western and the
city of Riverside. In addition he is a
member of Western’s Engineering, Operations and Water Resources Committee.
Director Evans also serves as the alternate for the March JPA Successor Agency
Mr. Evans has more than 35 years
of experience in water, electric and gas utility management. In 2005, he retired from the city of
Riverside as interim city manager; he also served there for four years as
director of public utilities. Most recently, he served as the interim city manager
at Lake Elsinore in 2012.
Currently, Mr. Evans serves on the
Riverside Community College District Foundation’s Board of Directors. He has
served as a director for both the Southern California Public Power Agency and
the Northern California Power Agency. He has served as a board member of the
Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce and past chair of the Leadership
Steering Committee as well as a past board member of Smart Riverside. Mr. Evans
is a member of the Riverside East Rotary Club, and is currently serving as a
volunteer counselor for SCORE, an organization designed to provide counsel to
small business owners.
Mr. Evans is a graduate of the
University of California, Davis with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical
engineering, and he holds a master’s in business and information systems
management from Golden Gate University. He is married to Marcia; they have two
grown children. His term expires on Dec. 7, 2018.
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