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Division 1 – Terence M. King
Mr. King has been a resident of the City of Upland for 30 years. Along with his wife, Pamela, of 34 years, he has raised two grown children. He has been a director for the District since January of 2002.
Mr. King has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Master of Public Administration from the University of California, Riverside. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in California.
Terry retired from the Army Corps of Engineers in 2007 as the Area Engineer for the Southern California Area Office after 37 years of federal service. As Area Engineer, he managed the Corps’ construction program from Ventura County to the Mexican Border and east to the Colorado River. During his tenure with the Corps of Engineers, Mr. King’s responsibilities included engineering and construction management on many flood control projects in Southern California, including the Seven Oaks Dam project on the Santa Ana River in San Bernardino County. He also managed the Corp’s natural disaster response as well as the Corp’s Military Construction Program in Southern California. Terry is currently employed as a Senior Project Engineer for AECOM, a Multi-National, Architectural and Engineering Firm.
Terry is a Vietnam veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Additionally, he has the following professional and personal affiliations:
United States Society on Dams
Disputes Review Board Foundation
Chi Epsilon, Civil Engineering Fraternity
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Division 2 – Kati Parker, President of the Board of Directors
Mrs. Parker has been a Director for the District since first being elected in November 1999. In December 2008, Mrs. Parker was elected from among her peers to the Board position of President. Mrs. Parker is presently on the District’s Education, Recycled Water, and Facilities Committees and for several years was an active member of the District’s Finance and Personnel Committees.
In 1993, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Resources Engineering specializing in water quality from Humboldt State University. In addition, she earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering in 1999 from UCLA while working full time at Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA). Mrs. Parker worked for IEUA for 11 years as a Senior Operations and Water Resources Engineer from 1993 until 2004. Since 2004, Mrs. Parker became a full time mom.
Mrs. Parker and her husband Craig have been married for eight years and presently they have two children. She enjoys traveling, playing with her children and working on the restoration of their turn of the century home built in 1903 in historic downtown Upland.
Division 3 – Margaret Hamilton
Margaret Hamilton was appointed to the CBWCD Board on January 9, 2012. Ms. Hamilton has been an Ontario resident for over forty years. She is a retired school teacher having taught at Ontario Christian School, for the Chino Valley Unified School District, and for the Department of Defense – overseas on military bases in England and Japan.
She has been active in the community serving as a Neighborhood Watch captain with her husband, collecting funds for the American Heart Association, and serving on the board for the Ontario Christian Schools. Ms. Hamilton is also active with her church by serving on several committees. She has been married to her husband Bob for 34 years. They have two married daughters, one living in Visalia, CA and the other in Sioux Center, Iowa. They also have six adorable grandchildren. In her spare time, she and her husband like to garden, travel, read, and ride bikes with our ‘pedal pusher’ group. She has been active in the recycling programs of Ontario and is interested in water conservation and in educating the future generations.
Division 4 - Paul Hofer, Vice President of the Board of Directors
Mr. Hofer has been a Director for the District since first being appointed in-lieu of election in May, 1996, and subsequently won public election to the Board of Directors in 1998. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Hofer was elected from among his peers to the Board position of President, a position which he held until 2008, when he became Vice President of the Board. Mr. Hofer is presently on the District’s Advertising Committee and for several years he was an active member of the District’s Education, Personnel, and Finance Committees.
Mr. Hofer is a farmer who resides and works in Ontario at Hofer Ranch, the family homestead since 1882. He is very active in community affairs and has served on numerous boards including those of OPARC, the Ontario City Library Board of Trustees, Foothill Family Shelter, and the Chaffey Trust.
Division 5 – Al Yoakum
Mr. Yoakum has lived in this area with his wife, Sue, since 1965. He and Sue have a son, a daughter, and five granddaughters. Al’s education includes: Mount San Antonio College (AA), CSU Los Angeles (BA), CSU Northridge (MPA courses), USC (Backflow Program Manager), and CSU Sacramento (Environmental Inspector). He has worked in both the private and public sectors. In the private sector, his duties included control system design/engineering for petroleum//chemical refining; coal, oil, and nuclear electrical generating plants; and iron ore handling plants. In the public sectors Al was involved in water, wastewater, and storm water programs. These programs were comprised of water/wastewater reports, sampling and operating procedures, inspection reports, wastewater permits, plan checking, water quality reports, and lecturing about water quality and water conservation.
Division 6 - Henry De Haan Jr., Treasurer
Mr. De Haan has been a Director for the District since first being appointed in-lieu of election in September 1998. Shortly thereafter in December 1999, Mr. De Haan accepted the Board position of Treasurer and has successfully held that added position of responsibility ever since.
Henry is a 1969 graduate of Ontario Christian High School. He has owned and operated the Henry De Haan Dairy located on Schaefer Avenue in Ontario since 1984. Mr. De Haan is married to Pattie Kimm and together they have three children and four grandchildren. Besides being a homemaker, his wife of 33 years is a part-time secretary for the First United Reformed Church in Chino. Their son works as a CPA for Van Dyk and Hicks accounting firm. Their daughters are staying at home with their children.
Division 7 - Geoffrey Vanden Heuvel
Mr. Vanden Heuvel’s primary responsibility is managing a dairy operation which milks over 1,300 cows on two facilities, as well as maintaining an alfalfa farming operation in Blythe, California. Mr. Vanden Heuvel also does consulting on state and federal milk pricing issues for Milk Producers Council, a dairy producer trade association, where he is also a member of the board of directors.
Mr. Vanden Heuvel is very interested and involved in water issues. In 1994, he founded the Delta Restoration Coalition, a statewide group of urban and agricultural leaders dedicated to achieving a long-term fix for the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. He then served on the Executive Committee of the Californian’s for Safe, Clean, and Reliable Water; Yes on Proposition 204 campaign. Currently Mr. Vanden Heuvel is a Trustee and a member of the Southern California Water Committee. He currently represents agricultural groundwater users on the Chino Basin Watermaster Board and he serves as an elected director of the Chino Basin Water Conservation District. Mr. Vanden Heuvel is a founding board member of the Dairy Producers Environmental Foundation and played a significant role in the inception of the Santa Ana River Watershed Group.
Mr. Vanden Heuvel is active in his church where he has been an elder and a catechism teacher as well as serving on the Board of Directors of Providence Christian College. Mr. Vanden Heuvel likes to read, sail and play softball in his spare time. Mr. Vanden Heuvel and his wife Darlene have been married since 1979 and have four children.