Meet Our Board of Directors

Todd A. Foutz

Todd A. Foutz has lived in the Hemet / San Jacinto Valley for 29 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University. Todd is a licensed California Certified Public Accountant and is President and CEO of Pehl Foutz Foutz Teegarden & Young, CPA’s. He has extensive experience in the agribusiness and healthcare industries. Todd serves as a board member of the Western Center Community Foundation, member of the Hemet-San Jacinto Action Group, former member of Tahquitz & Three Peaks Districts of the Inland Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America and is actively involved in his Church and community. Todd’s focus is to ensure that Lake Hemet Municipal Water District remains fiscally and financially strong for future generations in the Valley. Division 3, Term until December 14, 2026.

Vice President
Steven A. Pastor

Steven A. Pastor has lived in the San Jacinto Valley for 44 years and represents District 5. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from California State University, San Diego. After college, Steve served in the U.S. Army. Upon being discharged from the army, Steve moved to the San Jacinto Valley to work on the family herb farm. He has been involved with agriculture and agricultural businesses ever since. He is a graduate fellow of the California Agricultural Leadership Program (Class 27) and past-president of the California State Historic Citrus Park's Non-Profit Management Corporation. He has served on many water committees and boards over the years including the Riverside County Water Task Force and the Water Master's Technical Advisory Committee. Steve's goal is ensure that Lake Hemet Municipal Water District continues to provide safe and clean drinking and agricultural water to its customers in the most efficient way possible. Division 5, Term until December 6, 2024.

Larry Minor

Larry Minor has been active in the farming community for more than 50 years and is the president of Agri-Empire, a family owned company that has been farming potatoes through three generations. He has provided public services to the San Jacinto Valley over the past 40 years. He is currently a member of the Hemet/San Jacinto Exchange Club as well as the Action Group. Division 4, Term until December 14, 2026.

Frank D. Marshall III

Frank D. Marshall III (Doug), previously served Lake Hemet Municipal Water District (LHMWD), as a Director in Division 3 for 17 years before moving out of his division. He was selected in May 2017 to continue to serve and fulfill Mr. Cor Schouten’s term representing Division #1. Doug helped raise 4 children, taught Science for Hemet Unified School District and coached football in our community for the past 32 years. He recently retired after 40+ years in public education. Presently, and for the last 4 years, Doug also serves the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley as a director for San Jacinto Cemetery District. Doug is a 3rd generation farmer of this valley and Co-owner of Park Hill Ranch where they grow Blood Oranges and Grapefruit. The family Ranch is located within the LHMWD boundaries of Division 1. Doug’s goal is to assist LHMWD to provide safe and clean water services for both Agriculture and Domestic uses for our Community, believing it is the District’s responsibility to provide these services at a fair and as low a cost as possible to all ratepayers! Division 1, Term until December 14, 2026.

Darrell J. Elam

Darrell J. Elam, has been a resident of the Hemet-San Jacinto Valley for over 55 years and has a genuine love for the valley and the community. He has a life-long association with agriculture and agri-business. He is the owner of Elam Hay Sales. He understands how crucial water is, not only in the agri-business both far and local, but to the communities served in these distinctly unique areas. He has had the opportunity to engage business owners across the spectrum to discuss mutual concerns, challenges and issues pertaining to the water supply, conservation, utilization and sustainability. Mr. Elam is also committed to community service within the valley. As a supporter of several service organizations and local charities, he has a personal dedication to the success of the youth in our valley. He is dedicated to provide the best service, quality, reliability and sustainability of the water supply in the area we serve. Division 2, Term until December 6, 2024

General Manager / Chief Engineer
Michael A. Gow

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The Lake Hemet Municipal Water District Board of Directors are scheduled to meet on the third Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the LHMWD Board Room located at 26385 Fairview Avenue, Hemet, CA 92544.

All Board Meetings are open to the public.

Contact the Board

Kathleen Billinger