The Santa Fe Irrigation District Board of Directors has appointed a new member to join their ranks as a Director for Division 5. Andy Menshek, a resident of Solana Beach and a previous board member of the District, is replacing Auggi Daddi who resigned from the Board on November 1.
Director Menshek has been a resident of the Solana Beach area for nine years and is a retired Fire Chief. As a Director, he will be finishing out Daddi’s term which ends in December 2018. Menshek was previously elected to and served a term on the Santa Fe Irrigation District Board, as well as, four terms on the Board of Directors of the Padre Dam Municipal Water District in East San Diego County. In addition to his prior service as a Board member, he also was elected by and served as the Special District representative on the San Diego County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO).
The Santa Fe Irrigation District Board of Directors is comprised of five members who are elected to represent different divisions within the District’s service area. Menshek was appointed following interviews of candidates during the regularly scheduled Board of Director’s meeting.
With the support of his family, Director Menshek agreed to take the position of Director and looks forward to representing the ratepayers in Division 5, and said he wants to focus on collaboration and fairness for 2018.