The District is governed by a five-member elected board of directors. Board members must be residents of or own property within the District. Board members serve staggered four year terms, with elections held in even years.
The Board is responsible for formulating policy, reviewing and approving the budget, setting rates, and long-range planning to ensure safe, continuous service to the District’s residents and businesses. The Board holds public meetings at least once a month at the District’s office at 900 S. Wadsworth.
Tracy Gilchrist, P.E., P.M.P.
—Vice President/Assistant SecretaryTracy Gilchrist is a registered Professional Engineer and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He has over 23 years of experience in design and construction of water storage and delivery systems and, wastewater collection and treatment systems. Tracy’s current professional responsibilities include project management for design and construction of historic architectural rehabilitation projects and civil engineering projects for water and wastewater treatment plants and water distribution systems. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University and an MS in Civil Engineering from New Mexico State University. He has lived in the district for nine years.
Monica Norval P.E., P.M.P.
Monica Norval has a BS in Civil Engineering from Montana State University. She is certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado. She has over 30 years’ experience including design and construction of water storage and delivery systems as well as hydrology and instrumentation. She is currently a project manager for design and construction of historic architectural rehabilitation and civil engineering projects, including water and wastewater treatment plants. She has lived in the district since 2007.
John D. Earle
— Assistant Secretary
John Earle is a retired ground water hydrologist and geologist whose professional experience includes surface water studies, hydrologic testing and analysis and ground water tracer testing. His professional projects include: developing surface water models in urban environments, planning and operation of large scale hydraulic and tracer testing in complex fractured rock settings, developing and verifying prototype hydrologic instrumentation and hydraulic and tracer testing at dam’s and earthen embankment structures. John has a BS in geology and chemistry from Eastern Illinois University and retired after 31 years of Federal service. John has been a district resident since 1991.