Election Procedures and Policies

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Our Mission

Bound by our core values — Accountability, Communication and Teamwork — we are committed to providing the highest level of service to our customers. DEDICATED, RELIABLE, OUTSTANDING, PROFESSIONAL SERVICE.


Vanessa Hsu

Division I – Vanessa Hsu

Current Term: 12/03/2022 – 12/06/2024

Vanessa Hsu is a long-time Southern California resident who currently lives in West Covina. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Riverside, a master’s degree at Azusa Pacific University and currently works as a senior project manager in the medical device industry.

At this medical device company, she serves as a change agent member on the Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DE+I) committee, a member of the Women Leadership Association (WLA), Asian Leadership and Cultural Network (ALCN), and Black Business Network (BBN).

Director Hsu currently represents the District on the Association of California Water Agencies/Joint Powers Insurance Authority (ACWA/JPIA).

Anthony Lima

Division II – Anthony J. Lima

Current Term: 11/10/2020-12/6/2024

Anthony J. Lima was raised in La Puente and has been residing in Hacienda Heights for last 45 years. He commenced working in the family trucking business very early in his career. Mr. Lima then established his own trucking company in the City of Fontana, which he retired from in 2021. He now serves as the owner and property manager for AJK Enterprises.

Anthony J. Lima has been a Rowland Water District Board member since his appointment in 1995. He represents Division III and currently serves as the District’s Board President. Concurrently to serving as Commissioner of the Puente Basin Water Agency and the Pomona-Walnut-Rowland Joint Water Line Commission, Mr. Lima is a representative to the Three Valleys Municipal Water District (TVMWD).

John Bellah

Division III – John E. Bellah

Current Term: 12/03/2022 – 12/04/2026

John Bellah has lived in the San Gabriel Valley for over 60 years, currently residing in Rowland Heights.  After graduating from Mt. San Antonio College, he entered into a variety of major Southern California industries.  Prior to his retirement, Mr. Bellah was the owner of two small businesses.  He is active in the community and currently represents the District on the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), the San Gabriel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce-Government Affairs Committee, the Rowland Heights Community Coordinating Council, and the City of Industry Council Meetings.

Robert Lewis

Division IV – Robert W. Lewis

Current Term: 12/03/2022 – 12/04/2026

Robert Lewis has lived in Southern California for over 50 years, and has lived in the Rowland Heights area since the mid 1980’s. Director Lewis is a Veteran of the U.S. Army.  He attended Cal State Fullerton, where he earned a certification in Industrial Process Controls and subsequently worked as a field engineer and is now retired. Director Lewis currently represents the District on the Association of California Water Agencies/Joint Powers Insurance Authority (ACWA/JPIA), Puente Basin Water Agency and serves as an alternate on the City of Industry Council Meetings and the Regional Chamber of Commerce of San Gabriel Valley, Government Affairs Committee.

Szu Pei Lu-Yang

Division V – Szu Pei Lu-Yang

Current Term: 12/03/2022 – 12/04/2026

Szu Pei Lu-Yang is a local resident of Rowland Heights and has grown up in Southern California. She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree with honors in Political Science and Business Administration. Director Lu-Yang graduated from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and is currently practicing law in Glendale, California, in the areas of civil litigation and general liability. She has been deeply involved in community outreach and education, and is currently President of the Rowland Unified School District For Us Foundation. Director Lu-Yang also represents the District on the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Advisory Council and the Rowland Heights Community Coordinating Council, and serves the County as a whole as a Commissioner for the Los Angeles Assessment Appeals Board.

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