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The District is governed by a five member Board of Directors who serve four year terms. The Directors are elected on an at-large basis by registered voters living within the District’s service area.

Election procedures and questions can be answered by visiting Santa Barbara County or Ventura County election websites.

The Board meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. in the District board room located at 5300 Sixth Street in Carpinteria. All board meetings are open to the public and anyone may address the Board on items of concern.

Board agendas and minutes are available on our Meeting Agenda/Minutes page. Copies of all Board agendas are also posted in advance at the District Administration office.


Board of Directors

Michael Damron

Term Expires: 2020
Director Damron was first elected to the Board in 1993. He served on the Board from 1993 until 2010. Michael was appointed to the Board in May, 2011 to fill the seat left vacant by Doug Treloar. Michael is Manager of the Cemetery District in Carpinteria and is actively involved in the community. Michael was voted Carpinterian of the Year in 2005.
Email: mdamron@carpsan.com


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Lin Graf

Term Expires: 2022
Director Graf has served on the District Board since 1999. Lin is a managing partner with Paladin Principle LLC, a public affairs consulting group. He recently retired as the Chief Executive Officer of the Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce and was formerly an executive in the insurance business. He is active in the community and is a board member for the Rotary Club of Carpinteria. Director Graf completed the CSDA Governance Academy certificate program, which includes studies in District Governance, District Finance and District Administration.
Email: lgraf@carpsan.com


Mike Modugno

Term Expires: 2022
Director Modugno was elected to the Board in the November 2010 election. Mike is a Professional Electrical Engineer. Now retired, Mike provided electrical engineering consulting services throughout the Western States. Mike was appointed by two different State Governors to two State Boards, which govern the practice of engineering in California. The first appointment was to the Division of State Architects (DSA) where he served as the electoral seat. Later he was appointed to California Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors where he served as the electoral seat and Board President.
Email: mmodugno@carpsan.com


Gerald Velasco

Term Expires: 2020
Director Velasco was first appointed in lieu of election to the Board in 2012. Jerry received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkley and his law degree from Pepperdine. He has been practicing law for over 29 years and is currently with the law firm of Stub, Boeddinghaus & Velasco, in house counsel for Farmers Insurance, located in Ventura. Jerry resides in Carpinteria with his wife, Sandy.
Email: gvelasco@carpsan.com


Debbie Murphy

Term Expires: 2022
Debbie Murphy was appointed to the District Board in April, 2018.  She has been the broker and owner of MurphyKing Real Estate since 1982.  She is a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Carpinteria Morning, currently serving as director on the board as well as serving as a board member for the club’s charitable foundation.  She was a founding member and president of the California Avocado Festival. Received the honor of Carpinterian of the Year in 1988.
Email: dmurphy@carpsan.com

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