Our Board Members

Our Board Members

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

G. Patrick O’Dowd,
President

Division 1, Director
Coachella Valley Water District

James C. Hanks,
Vice-President

Division 3, Director
Imperial Irrigation District

Thomas Tortez,
Secretary

Tribal Council Chairman,
Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla

Cástulo R. Estrada,
Treasurer

Division 5, Director
Coachella Valley Water District

Marion Ashley,
Board Member

District 5, Supervisor
County of Riverside

John Renison,
Board Member

District 1, Supervisor
County of Imperial

Ryan E. Kelley,
Board Member

District 4, Supervisor
County of Imperial

Erik J. Ortega,
Board Member

Division 4, Director
Imperial Irrigation District

V. Manuel Perez,
Board Member

District 4, Supervisor
County of Riverside

Altrena Santillanes,
Board Member

Tribal Council Secretary,
Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla