Director, At-Large - Large Purveyors

William Gedney 

Director At-Large GedneyDirector William Gedney serves as an at-large member, representing the District's entire service area. Director Gedney joins the District with 38 years of technical water experience. In addition to representing Central Basin, Director Gedney serves as the Vice President for Environmental Quality for Golden State Water Company. In this capacity, Director Gedney is responsible for ensuring that Golden State Water Company meets drinking water, environmental, health and safety regulations.

In addition, Director Gedney directs the activities of the Water Resources and Water Use Efficiency Departments. He as also served as the Vice President of Asset Management for Golden State Water Company.

Director Gedney has also been extensively involved with the California - Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in the areas of Safe Drinking Water Act and Operator Certification, as well as the Government Affairs Committee. He is also involved with the National AWWA and is a member of the Standards Committee in Distribution Systems Operations and Management.

Prior to joining Golden State Water Company, Director Gedney was an engineer with the California Department of Health Services. In this capacity, Director Gedney oversaw regulatory compliance for over 50 water systems.

Director obtained a Bachelor or Science degree from the University of California, Irvine, and holds a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Southern California, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Redlands.