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President
Frank D. Gorman

Frank D. Gorman has lived and worked in the San Jacinto Valley since graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State Polytechnic University at Pomona in 1981. He has been involved in community service in many ways; Past member of the Board of Directors of the YMCA, past president and current member of the Hemet / San Jacinto Exchange Club, current member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, current member of the Action   Group, Founder and President of the Valley Watch, Inc., and current member of the St. Hyacinth Academy school board. Frank also serves as a board member of Valley Wide Recreation and Parks District. He is the owner of GW Engineering and CEO of Inland Valley Sladden Inc.

Vice President
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. Larry also presently serves as an elected board member of the Valley Wide Recreation and Park District.

Secretary/Treasurer
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.

Director
Cornelius T. Schouten

Cornelius T. Schouten was appointed by the Board of Directors on April 14, 2011 to fill the vacancy left by the previous Board Member in Division 1 who had moved out of the division. He was officially sworn in at the Regularly Scheduled Board Meeting of April 21, 2011. Mr. Schouten has lived in the valley 41 years and was in the dairy business before he retired. He has served as director on the Milk Producers Council for 13 years, helped form a Southern California dairy cooperative and served on the St. Hyacinth Academy school board in San Jacinto for 35 years. He wants to serve the community and make the valley a better place to live and work.

Director
Rick Hoffman

Rick Hoffman earned the Division 5 seat in the November 6, 2012 general election and he is serving his first 4-year term on the Lake Hemet MWD Board of Directors beginning January 2013 thru December 2016. Rick has lived in the Valley all of his life and has had an interest in water for nearly 25 years. He worked at Rancho California Water District for seven years and as a Water Technology Instructor at Mt. San Jacinto College for 12 years. His interests and background make him a valuable addition to serve the nearly 10,400 customers in his Division that covers East Hemet, Valle Vista, Garner Valley and Lake Hemet. Rick’s goal is to help the District maintain the quality of our water while making the price as economical as possible to home owners as well as those customers who work in agriculture.

General Manager
Thomas W. Wagoner

Tom Wagoner, a Hemet native, became the General Manager of Lake Hemet Municipal Water District on November 29, 2005. Prior to this appointment he served LHMWD for 10 years as Assistant General Manager. His background includes employment at Eastern Municipal Water District for 11 years while previously working for private engineering firms as a surveyor and draftsman/designer in Central Riverside County and Southwest Colorado. Mr. Wagoner has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, as well as State of California Distribution D-5 and Treatment T-2 Licenses.

Contact the Board

  • c/o Board Assistant Secretary


  • Board Documents

  • Board Compensation Ordinance 122
  • Reimbursement Policy Ordinance 140
  • Form 806
  • Precinct Map


  • Agendas for 2017

    03/16/17 - Agenda Minutes
    02/16/17 - Agenda Minutes
    01/19/17 - Agenda Minutes
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