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Board of Directors

The Ventura River Water District Board of Directors meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the water district office located at 409 Old Baldwin Rd, Ojai, CA. The meeting begins at 2:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend these meetings. If you have any questions please contact Bert Rapp at (805) 646-3403.

John R.(Jack) Curtis Profile

John R.(Jack) Curtis
Phone: (805) 646-5696

  • Ojai Resident since 1958
  • Married to Norma 52+ years, three daughters, six grandchildren
  • Elected to the Ventura River Water District Board 1977
  • Past President and Director of the Association of Water Agencies of Ventura County
  • Past member of the Ventura County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO)
  • Director of the Ojai Valley Sanitary District
  • Past Director of the California Special District Association
  • Past Director of the California Association of Sanitary Districts
  • Past Treasurer of the Ventura County Special District Association
  • Retired Operating Engineers

Ed Lee Profile

Ed Lee
Phone: (805) 320-3687

  • Ojai Resident since 1972
  • Married to Jerri since 1966, two sons, four grandchildren
  • Appointed to the Ventura River Water District Board 1989
  • Retired Insurance Broker

Bruce Kuebler
Phone: (805) 649-3050

  • Oak View Resident since 1999
  • Married to Patrish since 1967, 2 children, 3 grandchildren
  • Appointed to the Ventura River Water District Board May 8, 2013
  • Retired Civil Engineer, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
    • Water Supply
    • Water Quality
    • Distribution System Maintenance
    • Water Use Efficiency
    • Environmental Analysis
    • Organizational Management


Laurie Lary

  • Biography pending

Peggy L. Wiles Profile

Peggy L. Wiles

  • Married, Oak View resident since 2009
  • Appointed to the Ventura River Water District Board June 1, 2016
  • Graduate Jacksonville State University, Alabama: BS Secondary Education, Biology & English, focus studies in Marine Microbiology
  • Self-employed: California Natural Pools, Managing Partner
  • Realtor Jeri Becker Realty, Ojai
  • Corporate experience: Sales Director Agilent, Inc, Dako Corp, Dako North America, Carpinteria CA
  • Volunteer for: The Nature Conservancy, Relay for Life & The Partnership Against Domestic Abuse