West Basin Director Gloria D. Gray Sworn in as Chairwoman of Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors

West Basin Director Gloria D. Gray Sworn in as Chairwoman of Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 4:13pm

West Basin Municipal Water District Director Gloria D. Gray was sworn in on January 8 by Inglewood Mayor James Butts as the new chairwoman of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's Board of Directors. She is the first African American to lead the 38-member board and only the second woman to do so in Metropolitan Water District's 90-year history.

The ceremony took place at a regular board meeting and was attended by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey, members of the West Basin Board of Directors, as well as various friends and family.

Photo (L-R): Division V Director Donald Dear, Division III Director Carol Kwan, Division II Director and Metropolitan Chairwoman Gloria Gray, and Division IV Director Scott Houston