Board of Directors

Left to right: Nancy Weber, Division 1; Board Vice-President John H. Drew, Division 2;  Nick Wilcox, Division 5; W. Scott Miller, Division 3; Board President William Morebeck, Division 4.

NID is governed by a five-member Board of Directors, elected to four-year terms by district voters. The board is the district’s policy-making body and policy is carried out by approximately 190 full- and part-time employees.

Members of the board are elected from within and represent five geographical divisions within the district. See map. Directors are compensated per guidelines set in the California Water Code (Section 21165).

Constituents wishing to contact members of the board are invited to e-mail the directors at the addresses listed below or contact Board Secretary Kris Stepanian (273-6185, ext. 222), who will be happy to put you in contact with your elected representative.

Nancy Weber
Director, Division I (Term of Office Expires in 2018)

Nancy Weber of Nevada City, Nevada County, has represented Division 1 since 1998. She is the second woman in history to serve on the NID governing board. Ms Weber holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing and master’s degree in special education. She is retired from a career in nursing, school nursing and special education resource teaching.

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John H. Drew – Vice President 
Director, Division II (Term of Office Expires in 2018)

John Drew of Chicago Park, Nevada County, is a registered organic farmer and longtime leader of the local agricultural community. Mr. Drew is a longtime board member and past president of the Nevada County Farm Bureau and Certified Growers Market. He has served on the NID board since 2002, bringing over 50 years of experience in water and wastewater treatment, water quality research and control, environmental monitoring, including salmon bio-assays and E. coli testing.

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W. Scott Miller, MD 
Director, Division III (Term of Office Expires in 2020)

Scott Miller of rural Grass Valley has served as the Division III representative on the NID board since 2000. Dr. Miller is a family physician with a practice near Lake of the Pines and has been active in local school and youth programs. A Vallejo native, Dr. Miller has practiced medicine since 1983. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara and completed his medical training at the University of Louisville.

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William Morebeck – President
Director, Division IV (Term of Office Expires in 2018)

William Morebeck of rural Lincoln, Placer County, was appointed in July 2015 as the District IV representative on the NID Board of Directors. Mr. Morebeck has been the small farms representative on the Placer County Agricultural Commission since 1998 and is a past president of PlacerGROWN. He brings a long history of agricultural experience, working as an organic farmer and field representative for several grain and rice cooperatives. He recently retired as the operations director of a Sacramento transportation company.

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Nick Wilcox 
Director, Division V (Term of Office Expires in 2020)

Nick Wilcox of Penn Valley, Nevada County, has served on the NID Board since 2008. Mr. Wilcox brings wide experience in the water industry to his elected position. He is retired from the State Water Resources Control Board where he worked as a supervising Environmental Scientist in the Division of Water Rights, serving most recently as Chief of the Bay-Delta Unit. In this position, he participated in the promulgation and implementation of water quality objectives for the protection of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the San Francisco Bay Estuary.

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