The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is a special district established by the California State legislature. The County Sanitation District Act specifies that the OCSD's Board of Directors consists of:  One member of the City Council of each city located wholly or partially within the District's boundaries; One member of the County Board of Supervisors; One member of the governing body of a public agency empowered to and engaged in the collection, transportation, treatment, or disposal of sewage and which was a member agency of a sanitation district consolidated into a consolidated sanitation district.  The governing body of each local government appoints a member to represent them on the OCSD Board.

Currently, OCSD has a 25-member governing board comprised of one County Supervisor, 20 City Council members, two Sanitary Districts and two Water District representatives within OCSD’s 471 square mile service area.  The current Board of Directors are listed below with a link to their public agency.

  • Chairperson:              David Shawver (Stanton)
  • Vice Chairperson:     John Withers (IRWD)
Cities Active Director Alternate Director City Hall
Anaheim Lucille Kring Denise Barnes (714) 765-5247
Brea Glenn Parker Cecilia Hupp (714) 990-7600
Buena Park

Fred Smith

Connor Traut
(714) 562-3500
Cypress Mariellen Yarc Stacy Berry (714) 229-6699
Fountain Valley Steve Nagel

Patrick Harper

(714) 593-4400
Fullerton Jesus J. Silva Jan Flory
(714) 738-6300
Garden Grove Steve Jones John O'Neill (714) 741-5000
Huntington Beach Erik Peterson
Lyn Semeta
(714) 536-5553
Irvine Christina Shea Anthony Kuo (949) 724-6000
La Habra Tim Shaw Rose Espinoza (562) 383-4000
La Palma Peter Kim Nitesh Patel (714) 690-3300
Los Alamitos Richard Murphy
Dean Grose
(562) 431-3538
Newport Beach Brad Avery
Joy Brenner
(949) 644-3309
Orange Mark Murphy  Kim Nichols  (714) 744-2201
Placentia Chad Wanke Ward Smith (714) 993-8117
Santa Ana Nelida Mendoza David Penaloza
(714) 647-6900
Seal Beach Sandra Massa-Lavitt Schelly Sustarsic (562) 431-2527
Stanton David Shawver Carol Warren (714) 379-9222
Tustin Allan Bernstein Chuck Puckett (714) 573-3010
Villa Park Robert Collacott Chad Zimmerman (714) 998-1500
Costa Mesa Sanitary District James M. Ferryman Robert Ooten (949) 645-8400
Midway City Sanitary District Andrew Nguyen Margie L. Rice (714) 893-3553
Irvine Ranch Water District John Withers Douglas Reinhart (949) 453-5300
Yorba Linda Water District Brooke Jones Phil Hawkins (714) 701-3000 
Member of the Board
of Supervisors
Doug Chaffee  Donald P. Wagner
(714) 834-3110

Board Members

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