The Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC) has appointed Robert R. McVicker, a semi-retired civil engineer with a long history in the water industry, as Director of Division 3. Director McVicker will fill the seat formerly held by Wayne S. Osborne, who retired in April 2019. Director McVicker will represent the areas of Cypress, Fountain Valley, Los Alamitos, Stanton, Westminster, the western portion of Garden Grove, and nearby portions of unincorporated Orange County.
“Bob McVicker is extremely knowledgeable about the complexities of water management. He has an extensive background in Orange County water issues and is a welcome addition to the Board,” said Director Jeffery M. Thomas.
“I am humbled and honored to be selected for this appointment,” said McVicker. “I look forward to working with my colleagues on the MWDOC Board to ensure safe reliable water continues to be abundant for Orange County.”
Director McVicker brings more than 35 years of experience in the water industry to the MWDOC Board, working for nearly a dozen agencies as an engineer and a consultant. He is a member of several water industry organizations including the American Water Works Association, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the Orange County Water Association where he served as a past president.
Director McVicker is a graduate of Humboldt State and received his Master’s degree at Utah State. He lives in Fountain Valley with his wife, Gloria.