LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--San Diego County water leader Michael T. Hogan took his seat today on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
Hogan joins Fern Steiner, Keith Lewinger and Vincent Mudd as San Diego County Water Authority representatives on Metropolitan’s 37-member board. He succeeds Doug Wilson, who had served on the Metropolitan board since December 2011.
At Metropolitan, he will serve on the board’s Organization, Personnel and Technology Committee, and Real Property and Asset Management Committee.
Santa Fe Irrigation District’s representative on the Water Authority’s Board of Directors since September 2006, Hogan is past SDCWA board chairman and currently serves as board secretary. He is a member of the SDCWA board’s Administrative and Finance Committee, Imported Water Committee and Audit Committee and is the Water Authority’s representative on the Colorado River Board of California.
A resident of Solana Beach, Hogan has served on Santa Fe Irrigation District’s Board of Directors since 2003, representing north Solana Beach. He was general manager of the Encina Wastewater Authority from 1998 until his retirement in 2009.
Hogan has been appointed and elected to several positions with the California Water Environment Association and Water Environment Federation over the past 30 years. He also has been a director and treasurer of the Southern California Alliance of Public-Owned Treatment Works and has been involved in California’s Water Quality Control Institute, San Elijo Joint Powers Authority Citizen Advisory Committee on water reclamation and the San Diego Clean Water Program.
A San Diego native, Hogan earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix and an associate’s degree in wastewater technology from Palomar College. He is a certified wastewater treatment plant operator.
He has three adult sons and five grandchildren.
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The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a cooperative of 26 cities and water agencies serving nearly 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.