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Redistricting Advisory Committee

 To assist with the completion of a redistricting study in an inclusive, transparent, and comprehensive manner, and in order to garner community input on redistricting, the Board of Directors established a Redistricting Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee consists of seven members, with each Board member appointing one member.

Below are the members of the public who have been selected to lead the redistricting effort for the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors.

The Redistricting Advisory Committee will be developing one or more redistricting plans and forwarding them to the Board of Directors for ratification and approval.

Redistricting Committee Members

District 1: Mr. Bill Baron
District 2: Mr. Larry Wilson
District 3: Rev. Jethroe Moore II
District 4: Ms. Debra Cauble
District 5: Mr. Dean Chu
District 6: Mr. Andrew Lucero
District 7: Mr. Lou Becker


e-mail smallFor more information on the Santa Clara Valley Water District redistricting process, or to provide input, please contact Rick Callender at (408) 265-2607, ext. 2017.


District 1: Mr. Bill Baron 
Since 1983, Bill has been engaged with the company in all aspects of real estate acquisitions, dispositions, entitlement, financing and development. He oversees a portion of company operations while specifically managing certain projects located in Northern and Southern California, Georgia, South Carolina and British Columbia.

Bill is a graduate of San Jose State University and a fourth-generation San Josean. He actively serves his community as a member of the Rotary Club of San Jose, board member and past board chair of the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, Trustee and past Board Chairman of ChamberPAC, the Chamber's Political Action Committee, board member of the Stroke Awareness Foundation, board member of the Baron Student Leadership Award at San Jose State University, Secretary of A’s to San Jose Study Group, member of Baseball San Jose and past Chairman of the American Heart Association Monopoly Night gala.

Bill is the recipient of numerous distinctions, including: the National Society of Fund Raising Executives Distinguished Volunteer Award in 1998, the Volunteer of the Year Award given by the American Heart Association for 1997-1998 and 2001, a Laureate distinction given by Junior Achievement 2006, and the Small Business Advocate of the Year given by the California Chamber of Commerce 2006. He also served on San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed’s 2007 Transition Team and served the Santa Clara Valley Water District in 2010 as a member of its Redistricting Committee.

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District 2: Mr. Larry Wilson 
Larry Wilson was a district employee for 33 years in the roles of watermaster, hydrographer, water operations supervisor and groundwater monitoring supervisor. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 1995 and served on the board for 16 consecutive years.

During his tenure as a director, he also served on the following committees:

  • Agricultural Water Advisory Committee
  • Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Region 5 Board Member
  • Groundwater Resources Association
  • Guadalupe-Coyote Resource Conservation District
  • Los Gatos Creek Streamside Park Committee
  • San Luis & Delta Mendota Water Authority Board
  • San Luis & Delta Mendota Water Authority Finance Committee
  • Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation
  • Santa Clara Valley Water District’s Independent Monitoring Committee
  • Santa Clara Valley Water Commission
  • Special Districts Association
  • South Bay Fishing in the City
  • WateReuse Association (Education, Legislative, and Potable Reuse Committees)
  • West Valley Flood Control and Watershed Advisory Committee

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District 3: Rev. Jethroe Moore II 
Rev. Jethroe (Jeff) Moore II received an Associated Arts Degree from Evergreen Valley College and a B.S. Degree in Bible & Theology, Management and Ethics from San Jose Christian College. Rev. Moore is licensed and ordained to preach the gospel at the Emmanuel Baptist Church under Rev. Dr. Willie T. Gaines Jr., is registered as an Intentional Interim Pastor with California Southern Baptist, and is current Co-Pastor of the Rehoboth Christian Center.

Rev. Moore also currently serves as President of the San Jose/Silicon Valley National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The mission of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons, and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

Rev. Moore is the current Chair of the Black Kitchen Cabinet. Through the collaboration of persons of African descent and allies, the Black Kitchen Cabinet promotes and establishes initiatives, programs, policies, and legislative reforms that improve the public safety, social well being, educational outcomes and economic prosperity of persons of African descent residing in the Santa Clara Valley.

Rev. Moore is a member of Alpha Phi Alphas, the Santa Clara County Blue Ribbon Commission on Foster Care, Santa Clara Valley Water District Environmental Advisory Committee, Juvenile Justice Celebration Santa Clara County, San Jose Police Department Community Advisory Council , Board member of the Lighthouse Christian Counseling, and a Board member of the Central Coast Baptist Association. 

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District 4: Ms. Debra Cauble 
Debbie Cauble has been a resident of San Jose since 1988, and a California attorney since 1978. Much of her legal career has focused on representing private parties with business before the government, and advising public agencies including the Cities of San Jose and Palo Alto, the County of Santa Clara, and the Water District where she was District Counsel from 2004 through 2009.

She has taught paralegal studies at Santa Clara University and law at Lincoln Law School. Her volunteer activities have included service as an officer and trustee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, as chair of the Association’s Professionalism Committee and member of its Fair Judicial Elections Commission, and as a board member of two nonprofit agencies serving people with disabilities. Her professional passions are attorney professionalism and public service ethics.

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District 5: Mr. Dean Chu 
Dean J. Chu is a native California and has lived in the Silicon Valley since the 1960’s. He served on the Sunnyvale City Council from 2003 to 2008 and was Sunnyvale’s mayor in 2005. In 2009 and part of 2010, Dean was appointed to the Sunnyvale City Council on an interim basis while another councilmember was serving in Iraq.

Mr. Chu has served on many other advisory boards with the Santa Clara Valley Water District including the Water Commission as well as several Flood Control and Watershed Advisory Committees. He is currently serving on the Environmental Advisory Committee.

Dean has served on a number of regional, state and national committees covering local government, transportation and environmental issues. He served on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) from 2007 to 2011. This State agency is responsible for the planning and coordination of the transportation and transit needs for the entire San Francisco Bay Area. He also served on the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board for over six years and the Board Chair in 2007.

Dean started his public service as a Sunnyvale planning commissioner and has been active in many civic organizations such as Leadership Sunnyvale, Rotary International, Sunnyvale Historical Society and the Northwest YMCA.

He has worked in the banking industry for over 20 years providing financial services to local and regional high technology companies.

Dean has a Finance MBA from Golden Gate University and an undergraduate degree in Political Science specializing in Public Policy from UC Berkeley. 

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District 6: Mr. Andrew Lucero 
Andrew (Andy) Lucero is a disabled Vietnam Era Veteran who resides in District 6 on the East side of San Jose. He has been actively involved in civic and community activities in District 6 for the past four decades.

He was employed at Economic and Social Opportunities in various positions such as Operations Supervisor, as a Community Liaison Specialist and as Field Director of its College Assistance Program. He also previously served his community as Executive Director of the Cannery Workers Service Center and as Director of the Mayfair Neighborhood Center.

Andy served in a wide variety of volunteer positions including as a member of the Santa Clara County General Plan Review Committee and as a Member of the Hispanic Advisory Council to the California State Rehabilitation Commission. Also, he served as a member of the Board of Directors of numerous community based organizations such as Eastside Drop-in Center, Centro de la Gente and Center for Employment Training. In addition to Andy's community activity, he served on the Santa Clara County Redistricting Committee in 1991.

Andy was previously married to Maria Fuentes and has two grown children, Miel and Andres, and a beautiful, young granddaughter named Isabella. Andy served on active duty in the United States Air Force as a Security Specialist with high rank of Sergeant. He served in Vietnam at Binh Thui Air Base from November 1965 to November 1966. Today, Andy is disabled from the effects of Agent Orange to which he was exposed during his tour in Vietnam. He continues his volunteer activities serving seniors, disabled and Latino members of his community.


District 7: Mr. Lou Becker 
I am a professional Civil Engineer with a MS degree from the University of Iowa. I have lived in Santa Clara County for approximately 50 years. Most of my professional experience has been in engineering and project management. My experience in local government includes 12 years on the Los Altos City Council and approximately 10 years on the Advisory Commission to the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board. I have a strong commitment to local government where my service includes participating on the County Emergency Preparedness Council, the VTA Advisory Committee, and the Stevens Creek Joint Cities Forum. I look forward to the opportunity of also serving on the Redistricting Advisory Committee.

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