Pictured above, left to right, are Roger Orr, President, Bruce E. Dandy, Vice President, and Robert Eranio, Secretary/Treasurer.

United Water names new officers

February 01, 2006
Santa Paula News
Dana Wisehart, General Manager of United Water Conservation District has announced that the board of directors appointed three officers to lead the United’s board at its regular board meeting on January 11, 2006. Seven directors, elected by voters from each of the seven district divisions, govern United Water Conservation District. Roger E. Orr of Santa Paula will serve as president; Bruce E. Dandy of Oxnard will serve as vice-president, and Robert Eranio of Ventura will serve as secretary/treasurer.Mr. Orr represents Division 2, the unincorporated area between Santa Paula and Ventura, the towns of Saticoy and El Rio, and portions of east Ventura. Mr. Orr is a native of Santa Paula and served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He currently serves as president and manager of Alta Mutual Water Company and on the board of directors of the California Citrus Research Board. Mr. Orr has also served on the board of the Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency. His grandfather began farming in Santa Paula in the early 1900’s and he continues the family tradition as a farmer and farm manager.  Mr. Orr has been a member of United’s board since 2001.Mr. Dandy represents Division 5 in Northwest Oxnard. He has worked for the City of Oxnard since 1986 in areas of mobile home park rent stabilization, personnel and labor relations, and currently as accounting manager in the Finance and Management Services Department. He has also served as executive director for the California Junior Chamber of Commerce, executive director of the Public Employees Association of Tulare County and general manager of the Long Beach City Employees Association. Mr. Dandy has long been active in community organizations, including Boy Scouts of America, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Jaycees International and others. He graduated from California State University Long Beach and is currently pursuing a second bachelor’s degree at California State University Northridge. He has served on United’s board since April 2003.Mr. Eranio previously served on United’s Board of Directors from December 1998 to November 2000, representing Division 2. He returned to the board to represent division 3, City of Ventura, in December 2002. He has worked in hands-on positions in the California water industry since 1986, and holds numerous professional certifications. Mr. Eranio has participated in many local water-related projects, including the City of Port Hueneme’s Urban Water Management Plan and Hazardous Waste Collection Events, and the City of Oxnard’s GREAT Program. He is the general manager for Crestview Mutual Water Company in Camarillo.Also serving on United’s Board of Directors are:• Sheldon G. Berger, Division 7 - representing portions of the city of Oxnard, the city of Port Hueneme, CBC Port Hueneme Navy Base and several unincorporated beach communities
• Lynn E. Maulhardt, Division 4 - representing the area northeast of the city of Oxnard.• Daniel C. Naumann, Division 6 - representing the Pleasant Valley area to the south and east of Oxnard.• F.W. (Dick) Richardson, Division 1 - representing Piru, Fillmore and Santa Paula.

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