The Upper Ventura River Groundwater Agency was formed in December 2016 by the five public agencies described below using a Joint Powers Agreement (see Library for copy of “Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement). The Agency became aGroundwater Sustainability Agency (an official agency authorized by the Department of Water Resource to prepare a Groundwater Sustainability Plan) in 2017. The agency is governed by a seven member Board of Directors consisting of one director from each public agency and two stakeholder directors representing environmental and agricultural interests.
The Directors are:
Diana Engle, Chair (Term ending 2022)
Meiners Oaks Water District
Bruce Kuebler, Vice Chair (Term ending 2021)
Ventura River Water District
Angelo Spandrio, Secretary (Term ending 2021)
Casitas Municipal Water District
Emily Ayala (Term ending 2021)
Susan Rungren (Term ending 2022)
Larry Rose (Term ending 2021)
Glenn Shephard (Term ending 2022)
Please click on the link below to view the final JPA for the Upper Ventura Basin GSA.