La Puente Valley County Water District - 112 N First St. - La Puente, CA 91744 - 626.330.2126
Providing Drinking Water To the Community Since 1924

Board of Directors

Regular meetings of the Board of Directors are held at 5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each Month. Meetings are held in at 112 N. First Street, La Puente, CA.

John P. Escalera, President - Term 2018 - 2022

Mr. Escalera is currently Vice President of the La Puente Valley County Water District. He served as a member of the Board since December 2001. Prior to his election to the Water Board, he served on the City of La Puente Planning Commission.
Mr. Escalera retired in May 2013 the San Gabriel Valley Water Company where he has worked for over 45 years. He is a graduate of La Puente High School, attended Citrus College and Mount San Antonio College where he received certifications in water technology for water treatment and water distribution.
Mr. Escalera is a long time resident of La Puente. He has been married to his wife, Betty for over 55 years and they have three children and eight grandchildren.

Henry P. Hernandez, Vice President - Term 2018 - 2022

Mr. Hernandez is currently a Director of La Puente Valley County Water District and has served since November 2009. Prior to his election to the water Board, he served on the City of La Puente Planning Commission and Redevelopment Board.
Mr. Hernandez is currently employed at the local DOD Government Quality Assurance workforce group, where he has worked for over 28 years. He works with over 15 contractor facilities under his cognizant supervision. The main contractor facility manufactures desalination/reverse osmosis units for water purification. His certification includes ISO 9000 Quality Assurance and NDT. He is a graduate of La Puente High School.

Cesar J. Barajas, Director - Term 2018 - 2022

Mr. Barajas is currently a Director of the La Puente Valley County Water District and has served on the Board since December 2018.
 

David Hastings, Director - Term 2015 - 2020

Mr. Hastings is currently a Director of the La Puente Valley County Water District and was appointed April 26, 2010, to serve the remaining balance of an unexpired term. In November 2011, he was successful in his run for office for a four-year term ending in November 2015.
Mr. Hastings has a background in water technology. He currently possesses a T-4 Water Treatment Operator and D-3 Water Distribution Operator certifications from the California Department of Public Health. His other accomplishments include FEBCO Backflow certification - application, installation and maintenance, water distribution and treatment testing, PW Pipe products – application, installation and maintenance.
His community involvement includes; Jr. All American Football, Bishop Amat Football, La Puente National Little League, Hacienda Heights and St. Joseph’s Softball and Football. He is married to Deborah and has four children.

William R. Rojas, Director - Term 2015 - 2020

Mr. Rojas is currently President of the La Puente Valley County Water District and was appointed August 2009. In November 2011, he was also successful in his run for office for a four-year term ending in November 2019. He also serves as Director for the Association of California Water Agencies - Joint Powers Insurance Authority (ACWA JPIA), representing the District.
Prior to his appointment to the Water Board, he served 15 years on the City of La Puente Planning Commission and Development Review Board. In 2010, he also served as chairman of the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Facilities Advisory Committee.
Mr. Rojas is currently employed with the State Department of Transportation, for over 35 years. His public work experience includes; bridges, freeways, local road construction, buildings, drainage channels and utility relocations.
Mr. Rojas is a graduate of La Puente High School and a long time resident of the City of La Puente.

Form 806 Public Official Appointment

Director's Policy and Procedures

Election Procedures and Policies

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La Puente Water District
112 N First St.
La Puente, CA 91744
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thr: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Fri: 7:00am to 3:00pm
Phone: 626.330.2126
Fax: 626.330.2679