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IRWD Selects President, Vice President

The Irvine Ranch Water District Board of Directors selected Douglas J. Reinhart to serve as President
and Peer Swan to serve as Vice President for 2017. The selection was made at the January 9 board meeting.

Reinhart was appointed to the IRWD Board of Directors in 2004 to fill a board vacancy and was subsequently elected to four-year terms in 2006 and 2010. He served as President of the Board in 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2013, having previously served as Vice President in 2006. Reinhart currently serves on the District's Engineering and Operations Committee and several other ad hoc committees.

He is a registered civil engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the private sector, directing projects in water, wastewater and other infrastructure. Reinhart was the president and an owner of ASL Consulting Engineers before its acquisition by Tetra Tech in 1999. He then served as the Divisional Executive Vice President for Tetra Tech for the western United States. Reinhart retired from Tetra Tech in 2004 and began a consulting business.

He holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy. He is a registered civil engineer in both California and Arizona and a registered control systems engineer in California.  

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