Water conservation

New San Diego County Water Authority Joins Metropolitan Council


LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Community leader and Vista Irrigation District board member Marty Miller was one of four delegates representing the San Diego County Water Authority on the Southern California Metropolitan Water District board of directors.

Miller took his seat at a special board meeting last Tuesday (November 23). He replaced outgoing director Michael Hogan, who served on the 38-member Metropolitan board of directors since 2013.

Elected to the VID board of directors in 2008, Miller represents Vista, a community in northeast San Diego County. He was twice chairman of the board of directors of VID, as well as chairman of its tax policy, public affairs, water sustainability and Warner Ranch committees.

In 2011, Miller was appointed to the board of directors of the San Diego County Water Authority, where he chairs the working group on administration, finance and social negotiations and as a member of the working group on engineering, operations and financial strategy. He is a member of the agency’s engineering and operations committee and previously served on its committees on imported water, legislation, conservation and awareness and water planning, as well as his group of work on the energy of San Vicente, the working group on the negotiations of the project of San Vicente and the small entrepreneur. Awareness and Opportunity Program (SCOOP).

Miller has owned a commercial construction company for 45 years and moved from his Idaho home to Vista in the mid-1980s. He is a member and past president of the Vista Optimist Club and a member of the board of directors of the Rancho Buena Vista Little League. Miller has a long coaching career that notably led Vista’s Little League baseball team to second place in the Little League World Series in 2005. He graduated from the College of Southern Idaho with a degree in drawing. architectural.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative that, with its 26 cities and retail suppliers, provides water to 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and northern California to supplement local supplies and helps its members develop increased conservation, recycling, storage and resource management programs.

Note to Editors: A photo of Director Miller is available upon request.