2020 Articles

Officers and Trustees Highlight – John Powell Jr.

We are highlighting our Officers and Trustees this year to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of CRWUA. Say hello to:

John Powell Jr. Board President of Coachella Valley Water District (One of the three trustees from California)

John Powell Jr. first served on the CVWD board through an appointed term from 1998 to 2000. He was elected to four-year terms in 2010, 2014 and 2018. John is president and chief executive officer of Peter Rabbit Farms, his family’s Coachella-based business, which he joined following graduation from Stanford University. John is a trustee representing California on the governing board of the Colorado River Water Users Association and is a former director and past chairman of the Western Growers Association. His community service includes involvement as Chair of the Board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Coachella Valley. The lifelong Coachella Valley resident and his wife Klysta live in Indian Wells and have two children.

Click here to view the Officers and Trustees page from the CRWUA website.