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SSA Board Members

SSA Board Members

The Salton Sea Authority Board is comprised of two representatives from each of the five major local stakeholders at the Salton Sea:

Thomas Tortez, Jr.
President

Tribal Council Chairman,
Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla

Cástulo R. Estrada,
Vice-President

Division 5, Director
Coachella Valley Water District

Alex Cardenas,
Secretary

Division 1, Director
Imperial Irrigation District

Luis A. Plancarte,
Treasurer

District 2, Supervisor
County of Imperial

James C. Hanks,
Board Member

Division 3, Director
Imperial Irrigation District

Ryan E. Kelley,
Board Member

District 4, Supervisor
County of Imperial

G. Patrick O’Dowd,
Board Member

Division 1, Director
Coachella Valley Water District

V. Manuel Perez,
Board Member

District 4, Supervisor
County of Riverside

Altrena Santillanes,
Board Member

Tribal Council Secretary,
Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla

Jeff Hewitt,
Board Member

District 5, Supervisor
County of Riverside