The SGVCOG Governing Board is comprised of a representative and alternate from each member city and the three Los Angeles County Supervisorial Districts (District 1, District 4, and District 5).   The three municipal water districts in the San Gabriel Valley (Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District - USGVMWD, San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District - SGVMWD, and Three Valleys Municipal Water District - TVMWD) share a single membership on the board.    


The Governing Board has authority to conduct the affairs of the SGVCOG, and implements the policy direction adopted in the SGVCOG's Strategic Plan.  In addition, the Governing Board acts upon policy direction from SGVCOG committees and external agencies, appoints committees to study specific policies and programs, and approves the SGVCOG's Annual Budget.  


A quorum of the Governing Board is a majority of its of its membership.  A quorum of the membership must be present to take action on any items.  All meetings of the Governign Board are held in accordance with the Ralph M. Brown Act (Government Code Section 54950 et seq.).

Governing Board

Governing Board: Delegates & Alternates



Delegate: David Mejia
Alternate: Adele Andrade-Stadler

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Regular meetings of the Governing Board are held on the third Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. at the Foothill Transit Office (100 S. Vincent Avenue, Suite 200, West Covina, CA 91790) 


The latest meeting agenda can be found on the Meeting Agendas page.  


Previous meeting agendas, minutes and meeting summaries can be found at the Prior Agendas and Minutes page.  



Delegate: April Verlato

Alternate: Peter Amundson

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Staff Contact:

Katie Ward, Senior Management Analyst

Phone: (626) 457-1800


Delegate: Robert Gonzales

Alternate: Uriel Macias

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Baldwin Park

Delegate: Monica Garcia

Alternate: Alejandra Avila

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Delegate: Richard Barakat

Alternate: ​Vacant

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Delegate: Ed Reece
Alternate: Jennifer Stark

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Delegate: Patricia Cortez

Alternate: Victor Linares

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Diamond Bar

Delegate: Nancy Lyons

Alternate: Ruth Low

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Delegate: John Fasana

Alternate: Margaret Finlay

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El Monte

Delegate: Jerry Velasco
Alternate: Jessica Ancona

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Delegate: Michael Allawos

Alternate: Mendell Thompson

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Delegate: Cory Moss
Alternate: Catherine Marcucci

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Delegate: Albert Ambriz
Alternate: Mark Breceda

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La Canada Flintridge

Delegate: Gregory Brown

Alternate: Jon Curtis

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La Puente

Delegate: Dan Holloway
Alternate: Charlie Klinakis

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La Verne

Delegate: Tim Hepburn

Alternate: Vacant

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Delegate: Becky Shevlin

Alternate: Gloria Crudgington

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Delegate: Jack Hadjinian

Alternate: Vacant

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Monterey Park 

Delegate: Peter Chan

Alternate: Teresa Real Sebastian

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Delegate: Tim Sandoval

Alternate: Steve Lustro

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Delegate: Margaret Clark

Alternate: Sean Dang

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San Dimas 

Delegate: Denis Bertone

Alternate: Ryan Vienna

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San Gabriel

Delegate: Jason Pu

Alternate: Juli Costanzo

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San Marino 

Delegate: Gretchen Shepherd Romey

Alternate: Susan Jakubowski

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Sierra Madre

Delegate: John Capoccia

Alternate: Rachelle Arizmendi

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South El Monte

Delegate: Gloria Olmos

Alternate: Richard Angel

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South Pasadena

Delegate: Diana Mahmud

Alternate: Robert Joe

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Temple City

Delegate: Cynthia Sternquist

Alternate: Nanette Fish

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Delegate: Allen Wu

Alternate: Eric Ching

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West Covina

Delegate: Tony Wu

Alternate: Dario Castellanos

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Los Angeles County Supervisorial District #1

Delegate: Florencio Briones

Alternate: Edith Gonzalez


Los Angeles County Supervisorial District #4

Delegate: Lauren Yokomizo

Alternate: Ivan Sulic


Los Angeles County Supervisorial District #5

Delegate: Sandra Maravilla

Alternate: David Perry


San Gabriel Valley Water Districts 

Delegate: Carlos Goytia (TVMWD)
Alternate: Steven Placido (SGVMWD)





San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments

1000 S. Fremont Ave; Unit 42 - Bldg. A-10N, Suite 10-210; Alhambra, CA 91803 

(626) 457-1800