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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: 2016
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. He is President of the Carpinteria High School Boosters Club and was Carpinterian of the Year in 2005.
Email: mdamron@carpsan.com


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Lin Graf

Term Expires: 2018
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: 2018
Director Modugno was elected to the Board in the November 2010 election. Mike is a Professional Electrical Engineer and has an electrical engineering corporation, Mike S. Modugno Consulting, Inc., located in Carpinteria. He is President of the California Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors and has held numerous State electrical seats. Mike has designed electrical systems for Carpinteria and Santa Barbara schools in the past, while serving as President of Dalan Engineering.
Email: mmodugno@carpsan.com


Jeff Moorhouse

Term Expires: 2016
Director Moorhouse began serving on the Board in 1997. Jeff is a Certified Financial Planner™ and Financial Advisor with Moorhouse Financial Services, Inc., located in Carpinteria. Jeff is a committed community servant – he is Past President of the Carpinteria Lions Club, member of the Carpinteria Masonic Lodge and was an assistant coach for the Carpinteria High School Warrior football team for over 15 years. He has served on the Board of the Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce (past President), Carpinteria Education Foundation Board (past President), California Avocado Festival (Past President and Chief Financial Officer), Carpinteria Relay for Life and numerous other community groups. In 2010 Jeff was elected as a Commissioner to the Santa Barbara Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) and is currently serving a second term (re-elected in 2014). Also in 2010 Jeff was elected to the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara County Special District Association.  Jeff serves on the California State Legislative Committee and Federal Legislative Committee for CASA. Additionally, Jeff served on the CASA Education Scholarship Formation Committee and currently serves as a Board Member of the recently established Foundation. In addition, Jeff was appointed to the California Sanitation Risk Management Authority (CSRMA) pooled liability committee after serving two years on the CSRMA Finance Committee. Jeff is a Harley Davidson enthusiast, enjoys riding, and is an Instrument Rated Private Pilot.

Email: jmoorhouse@carpsan.com


Gerald Velasco

Term Expires: 2016
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. Their son Vince is currently a student at USC.
Email: gvelasco@carpsan.com

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