Operating Board Meetings

Operating Board meetings are held monthly to conduct business as it relates to policy and operational matters of the Seattle Regional Water Supply System. The Operating Board members are comprised of 7 elected representatives from the participating Cities and Districts, Seattle, and one Independent member. The current Board members are listed below:

  • Mami Hara, General Manager/Chief Executive Officer, Seattle Public Utilities
  • Alex Chen, Acting Water Line of Business Director, Seattle Public Utilities
  • Paula Laschober, Chief Financial Officer, Seattle Public Utilities (Alternate)
  • Matt Everett, General Manager, Highline Water District
  • Diane Pottinger, General Manager, North City Water District
  • Lynne Danielson, General Manager, Olympic View Water and Sewer District
  • Ron Little, Independent Member


Technical Forums

The Technical Forums are comprised of representatives from Cities, Districts and Seattle and are independent of the Operating Board. Each forum decides its leadership structure, agendas, meeting frequency, and record keeping. The chair of each Technical forum presents to the Operating Board either on a yearly basis or as needed.