Thursday, October 04, 2018
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Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners Elect New Officers for 2018-2019 Term
Gloria Cordero appointed president; Harry Saltzgaver appointed vice president; Frank Martinez appointed secretary
Long Beach, California –The Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners unanimously elected Gloria Cordero as board president at their last regularly scheduled Board meeting. Harry Saltzgaver was elected vice president and Frank Martinez was elected secretary. Officers will serve from October 2018 to September 2019. The newly elected officers begin their new terms on October 4, 2018.
Cordero was appointed to the Board of Water Commissioners by Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia in January 2015. Cordero also represents the City of Long Beach on the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Board of Directors; she was appointed by Mayor Garcia and installed as the Long Beach representative in September 2016.
Commissioner and immediate past-president Robert Shannon congratulated the incoming president, Gloria Cordero, noting, “Sincere congratulations to my friend and colleague. In addition to her love for Long Beach, Gloria brings to this position a successful background in government and public affairs and education.”
“I’m honored to have this vote of confidence from my colleagues,” said Gloria Cordero, president of the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners. “I am excited to develop new, creative partnerships to elevate Long Beach Water’s visibility in the community.”
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