Bill Rosen, a member of the Antioch University Santa Barbara Board of Trustees since 2012, has been elected vice chair of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Region 5 Board.
His election to the ACWA board also comes with a seat on the agency’s governing board. According to its website, the ACWA is the largest statewide coalition of public water agencies in the country and its member agencies are responsible for 90% of the water used by cities, farms, and businesses in California.
Mr. Rosen was elected to the Goleta Water District Board of Directors in 2008 and also served as its president for five years. “This is a great honor for me and especially for the Goleta Water District to have a board member in a policy-making role on a state-wide organization,” he said in a press release announcing his election.
Mr. Rosen attended Union College where he graduated with honors in political science and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He attended Columbia Law School and received a master of laws degree in corporate law from and New York University School of Law.
He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival since 2003. From 2005-2006 he sat on the Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury, where he was principally responsible for reports on Legal Services, Guadalupe, and Santa Maria-Bonita School District.
Posted Friday, October 16, 2015