Board of Directors

The Board

Helix is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. Each director is elected by their community — see Divsions 1-5 on the map — to oversee policies and resources and represent Helix on regional water boards and committees. The best way to reach your director is to contact our Board Secretary at 619-667-6232 or board@helixwater.org.

Joel A. Scalzitti

Board President / Division 5 Director

Represents Board on:
San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors, SDCWA Imported Water Committee, SDCWA Legislation and Public Outreach Committee, San Diego River Conservancy, Vice Chair of Helix Water Quality and Resources Committee, Helix Scholarship Committee, San Diego Chapter of the WateReuse Association, San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce

Current term    12/02/16-12/04/20

First Elected      12/07/12

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Division 5 Map

Kathleen Coates Hedberg PE, MPH

Board Vice President / Division 4 Director

Represents Board on:
San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors, SDCWA Water Planning Committee, SDCWA Administration and Finance Committee, Association of California Water Agencies Communications Committee, ACWA Joint Powers Insurance Authority (Alternate), Chair of Helix Water Quality and Resources Committee, Vice Chair of Helix Engineering and Operations Committee, California Special Districts Association, San Diego Chapter Past President, Council of Water Utilities, San Diego Chapter of the WateReuse Association, San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce

Current term    12/5/14-12/7/18

First Elected      12/01/06

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Division 4 Map

Dan McMillan

Division 1 Director

Represents Board on:
East County Economic Development Council, Water Conservation Garden Authority (Alternate), Vice Chair of Helix Finance and Administration Committee, Council of Water Utilities, San Diego Chapter of the WateReuse Association, San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce

Current term    1/30/17-12/7/18

Appointed         1/30/17

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Division 1 Map

DeAna R. Verbeke

Division 2 Director

Represents Board on:
Association of California Water Agencies Region 10 Board Member, ACWA Joint Powers Insurance Authority, National Water Resources Association, East County Economic Development Council (Alternate), Water Conservation Garden Authority, Chair of Helix Finance and Administration Committee, Council of Water Utilities, San Diego Chapter of the WateReuse Association, San Diego East County Chamber of Commerc

Current term    12/5/14-12/7/18

First Elected      04/27/05

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Division 2 Map

Mark Gracyk

Division 3 Director

Represents Board on:
California Special Districts Association Grant Committee, Chair of Helix Engineering and Operations Committee, Harry Griffen Park Steering Committee, Council of Water Utilities, San Diego Chapter of the WateReuse Association, San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce

Current term    12/7/16-12/4/20

First Elected      12/7/16

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Division 3 Map

Board Elections

Resolution 85-59 of the Helix Water District Board of Directors states that the district’s general election will be held in conjunction with the statewide general election.

Each director is elected for a term of four years and assumes office at 12 p.m. on the first Friday in December following the election. Elections are held in November in even-numbered years.

Individuals interested in serving on the Helix Water District Board of Directors are invited to visit the County of San Diego Registrar of Voters for the latest information on how to file as a candidates, including filing deadlines.

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