Mayor Garcetti Announces DWP Commission Appointments
LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced his appointments to the Board of Water and Power Commissioners.
"I was elected with a mandate to reform the Department of Water and Power, and that’s what I am going to do,” said Mayor Garcetti. "These accomplished Angelenos will help me shake up the status quo at the DWP so we can save money for ratepayers.”
The Department of Water and Power is the nation’s largest municipal owned utility. The Board of Water and Power Commissioners establishes policy for the Department. Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.
William Funderburk is a partner at the law firm of Castellon & Funderburk, handling government initiated and private party enforcement litigation and regulatory compliance. He has served on the National Phase II Storm Water Advisory Board, the California Environmental Liability Insurance Task Force and the Environmental Justice Legal Task Force, and the Los Angeles Environmental Crimes Sentencing Task Force. Funderburk has also served on the boards of the EnvironMentors Project, Wildlife on Wheels, and the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council.