Beaumont, CA (November 4, 2014) – Mary Ann Melleby, member of the board of directors of the San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency in Beaumont, recently received the designation of “Recognition in Special District Governance” through the Special District Leadership Foundation.
To receive the designation, special district board members and trustees must complete two distinct parts: 1) Special District Leadership Academy’s four core courses: governance foundations, setting direction/community leadership, the board’s role in human resources and the board’s role in finance and fiscal accountability and 2) 10 additional hours of continuing education completed within two years and obtained from the California Special Districts Association (CSDA) or any other state-wide association specializing in local government.
Ms. Melleby completed the first portion of the program a year ago and recently completed the 10 hours of continuing education.
The Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) is an independent, non-profit organization formed in 1999 to provide educational opportunities to special district officials and employees to enhance service to the public. Its mission is to promote and recognize excellence in governance and management of California’s special districts through certification, accreditation and other recognition programs. The SDLF and its activities are supported by the California Special Districts Association and the Special District Risk Management Authority.
San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency is one of 29 State Water Project contractors whose mission is to import supplemental water, to protect and enhance local water supplies for use by present and future water users and to sell imported water to local water districts within its service area extending from Calimesa to Cabazon in western Riverside County, California.
For more information, please contact General Manager Jeff Davis at 951/845-2577 or email@example.com.