PALMDALE – Following its tradition of electing new officers every two years, the Palmdale Water District Board of Directors has named Don Wilson as its new President.
Following a unanimous vote on Monday, Jan. 9, Wilson allowed PWD Director Gloria Dizmang to finish presiding over her last meeting as president. He will take over at the Board’s next meeting on Jan. 23.
“I am very humbled and honored that my fellow Board members elected me to this leadership role,” said Wilson, a retired sales representative who represents Division 2. “I look forward to continuing to work cohesively for the betterment of our customers and staff.”
The vice president position went to Director Scott Kellerman of Division 1. Filling the remaining positions are Director Kathy Mac Laren-Gomez as treasurer, Director Vincent Dino as secretary and Director Dizmang as assistant secretary. The assignments expire in January 2025
Kellerman is the co-owner of Antelope Valley Harley-Davidson, and Dino, who represents Division 5, is a retired 35-year journeyman electrician. Representing Division 4 is Director Mac Laren-Gomez, who works in business development for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers/National Electrical Contractors Association LMCC. Dizmang, who represents Division 3, is a retired educator.
“Before I step off as president, I would like to thank everyone for their cooperation,” Dizmang said. “It has definitely been a positive experience for me and definitely a learning experience.”
[Information via news release from Palmdale Water District.]