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Jim Hernandez represents the Vallecitos Water District. He has been on EWA’s Board since 2013 and is currently on the Capital Improvement Committee. Mr. Hernandez is an architect and small business owner, and has lived in San Marcos for over 40 years. After serving in the United States Marine Corp, he attended Palomar College and then continued his education at California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly Pomona). Mr. Hernandez was a San Marcos Planning Commissioner for 14 years and past president of the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce, Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos, and Palomar College Foundation.
Board Vice Chair
Allan Juliussen represents the Leucadia Wastewater District. He has been on EWA’s Board for over 20 years and is currently on the Capital Improvement Committee. He also serves on the Encinitas School District Oversight Committee. He is a resident of the Leucadia area of Encinitas and is a retired licensed general contractor in the commercial construction industry.
Mayor Judy Ritter represents the City of Vista and Buena Sanitation District. She has served on EWA’s Board since 2003 and is currently on the Capital Improvement Committee. Mayor Ritter has been the City of Vista’s Mayor since 2010. She represents Vista on SANDAG as a board member and Transportation Committee member. Mayor Ritter has been a business owner and resident in the community for over four decades.
Amanda Rigby represents the City of Vista and Buena Sanitation District. She has been on EWA’s Board since 2012 and is currently on the Policy and Finance Committee. Ms. Rigby has been appointed as the City's representative to the League of California Cities, serving on the Policy Committees for Housing, Community, & Economic Development and Revenue & Taxation.
Keith Blackburn represents the City of Carlsbad. He has been on EWA’s Board since 2009 and is currently on the Capital Improvement Committee. Mr. Blackburn was a police officer for 29 years, including 21 years with the Carlsbad Police Department, and holds a Master's Degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Blackburn has served on various regional boards including SANDAG, North County Transit District and the San Diego County Water Authority. Community involvement has included the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, Boys & Girls Club of Carlsbad, the Carlsbad Animal Shelter and Meals on Wheels.
Mayor Catherine Blakespear represents the City of Encinitas. She has been on EWA’s Board since 2017 and is currently on the Capital Improvement Committee. Mayor Blakespear is a fourth-generation Encinitas resident who also works as an attorney. In November 2014, after four years on the Encinitas Traffic & Public Safety Commission, she was elected to a four-year term on the Encinitas City Council. After two years, that included a stint as Deputy Mayor, she ran a successful campaign to become the second elected Mayor of Encinitas.
Elaine Sullivan represents the Leucadia Wastewater District. She has served on EWA’s Board since 1988 and is currently on the Policy and Finance Committee. Ms. Sullivan is retired from her previously owned interior decorating business in Carlsbad. She also serves on the California Special District Association (CSDA) Membership and Education Committees.
A LEED Green Associate with a Master of Applied Science in Environmental Policy and Management, Barbara Hamilton has spent the past 12 years cultivating diverse experience in sustainability program management and development. Barbara served for three years on the Envision Carlsbad Citizens’ Committee (EC3), and is the first Carlsbad City Council member elected to represent District 1, which includes the Village, Barrio, Coastal Zone, and Olde Carlsbad communities.
Joe Mosca represents the City of Encinitas on EWA's Board of Directors. Mr. Mosca was appointed to the Encinitas City Council in 2017 and elected in 2018. He is currently on the Policy and Finance Committee. Additionally, Mr. Mosca is an attorney with significant work experience in the energy sector. Mr. Mosca serves on a number of regional and State organizations, including San Diego County Water Authority and the League of California Cities.
Hal Martin was elected to the Vallecitos Board in 2012 and again in 2016. He served as President in 2014 and currently serves as President. (2nd Term) Previously, he was elected to the San Marcos City Council for four terms and a total of 16 years from 1996 to 2012, including 6 years as Vice-Mayor, when he was termed out.