Board of Directors

The Board

A five-member Board of Directors, elected from geographic division, governs the District. The Board manages through an appointed general manager and four department heads.

The Board meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 2:00 P.M. in the Board room at the District offices, 29300 Valley Center Road, Valley Center, California. The public is welcome to attend.

Monday holidays will postpone meetings until Tuesday.

VCMWD Board Vacancy, Division 5

On December 31, 2017, a vacancy occurred in Division 5 of the Board of Directors of the Valley Center Municipal Water District. The Board will consider appointing a qualified applicant to fill the vacancy to complete the current unexpired term.

Interested persons who are registered voters and reside in Division 5, which includes the Meadows, Rimrock, Welk’s and Jesmond Dene areas (see map), may submit a letter of interest and resume of experience and qualifications to Christine Johnson, Board Secretary, at 29300 Valley Center Road, Valley Center, CA 92082, or by mail to P.O. Box 67, Valley Center, 92082. To ensure receipt by the Board prior to the Regular Meeting of Tuesday, February 20, 2018, letters of interest and resumes must be received by the Board Secretary by the end of business (4:30 pm) on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Documents received after that date may not be presented to the Board until the February 20, 2018 meeting. Persons wanting to verify residency within Division 5 or needing additional information about the Board position may contact Ms. Johnson at 760-735-4517.

Applicants should attend the Regular Board Meeting of Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 2:00 pm, at which time the Board will interview candidates and consider the appointment to full the Division 5 vacancy.

Valley Center MWD Elected Board of Directors

Robert Polito

Board President

Bob Polito is involved in the direct marketing of his Polito Family Farms products all over southern California through local and regional Farmer’s Markets in Orange and Los Angeles counties. Frequently involved in civic matters, he served as President of the Valley Center High School Foundation from 2010 until 2014.

Elected Division: One
Occupation: Farmer, Rancher
Since 1989

Randy Haskell

Vice President

A Valley Center native, Randy is a former US Army Officer, farm manager and is currently a property manager and real estate agent. He has also been active in the California Avocado Commission’s Production Research Commission, Valley Center Ag Booster, and has coached Little League, Pop Warner, Youth Soccer and High School Football.

Elected Division: Two
Occupation: Farmer
Since 2001

Gary Broomell


A long-time member of the community and Board of Directors, Gary Broomell oversees the farming of citrus, garden crops, hay, wine grapes and operations of the Triple B Ranches Winery. Gary was involved in youth sports and is also a former member of the Valley Center School District Board of Trustees.

Elected Division: Three
Occupation: Citrus Grower
Since 1970

Enrico Ferro


Valley Center MWD’s newest director was appointed to fill a vacancy in Division 4 on February 16, 2016.  Enrico is an avocado grower and pest control advisor for citrus and avocado groves.  He is currently the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Asian Citrus Psyllid Grower Liaison for San Diego County and also serves as Second Vice President on the San Diego County Farm Bureau.

Elected Division: Four
Occupation: Farmer
Since 2016


Division: Five
Currently Vacant