SGA Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Sacramento Groundwater Authority (SGA) consists of sixteen members. Representation includes a Board member from each of the fourteen north-area water purveyors along with a member representing agriculture and a member representing self-supplied groundwater users. Members of the Board are appointed to four year terms. Board officers are elected to serve a one year term.

Members of the Board are appointed by cities of Sacramento, Folsom, and Citrus Heights and the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors. The following table lists the current Board representatives along with the corresponding appointing authorities. The SGA Board meets on the second Thursday of every other month.

2018 Chair: S. Audie Foster
2018 Vice Chair: Mike DeWit  

OrganizationRepresentative/AlternateAppointing Authority

California American Water

S. Audie Foster
Vacant (alternate)

Sacramento City Council
Carmichael Water District

George "Roy" Leidy
Mark Emmerson (alternate)

Sacramento County
Citrus Heights Water District

Caryl Sheehan
Al Dains (alternate)

Citrus Heights City Council
City of Folsom

Marcus Yasutake
Kerri Howell (alternate)

Folsom City Council
City of Sacramento

Rick Jennings
Jim Peifer (alternate)

Sacramento City Council
County of Sacramento

Darrell Eck
Keith DeVore (alternate)

Sacramento County
Del Paso Manor Water District

Rich Allen
Robert Matteoli (alternate)

Sacramento City Council
Fair Oaks Water District

Randy Marx
Michael McRae (alternate)

Sacramento County
Golden State Water Company

Paul Schubert
Travis Anderson (alternate)

Sacramento City Council
Natomas Central MWC

Matt Lauppe
Brett Gray (alternate)

Sacramento City Council
Orange Vale Water Company

John Wingerter
Craig Davis (alternate)

Sacramento County
Rio Linda/Elverta CWD

Paul R. Green Jr.
Mary Harris (alternate)

Sacramento County
Sacramento Suburban Water District

Kevin Thomas
Kathleen McPherson (alternate)

Sacramento County
San Juan Water District

Pam Tobin
Marty Hanneman (alternate)

Sacramento County
Agriculture

Mike DeWit
Jack DeWit (alternate)

Sacramento County
Self Supplied Industry

Rink Sanford

Sacramento City Council