Seat opens on Santa Fe Irrigation District Board of Directors


The Santa Fe Irrigation District is seeking a new representative on the local board after Division 1 Director Frank Creede resigned Dec. 31 due to an out-of-state move. .

The vacancy will be filled through a nominations process and the new director of the board will serve until December 2022, after an election is held in November 2022 to complete the remaining two years of Creede’s term.

The board will interview candidates and select a new director at its February 17 meeting.

Creede, a Rancho Santa Fe resident, was nominated by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors in July 2020 after the SFID board was unable to make an appointment to fill the seat. of Division 1 following the resignation of Ken Dunford. Creede was then elected to his seat in November 2020.

The SFID is currently in the process of updating its district electoral map, but the Division 1 election will take place under the current boundaries – the remaining three seats up for grabs will be under the revised district map.

Applicants must live within the Division 1 boundaries which currently includes western portions of Rancho Santa Fe and eastern portions of Solana Beach. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest to the district by February 8 by email to [email protected] or by mail to PO Box 409, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 Attention General Manager Albert Lau.

Additional information, including a map and description of Division 1, is available at

This will be SFID’s third nomination process since May 2020 – Sandra Johnson has been nominated to fill the District 3 seat left vacant by the resignation of Marlene King in January 2021.


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