MARYSVILLE, Calif. (Jan. 4, 2022) – At its first meeting of the new year, Yuba Water Agency’s board of directors elected the new chair and vice-chair to lead the seven-member board in 2022.
Gary Bradford will serve as chairman and Randy Fletcher will serve as vice-chairman.
Bradford is also a county supervisor representing the Plumas Lake and Wheatland areas and spent the last year serving as Yuba Water’s vice-chair. He has been on the board since 2017.
Fletcher is a county supervisor representing the foothills and eastern Yuba County and has served on the Yuba Water board for seven years.
“I appreciate the trust my fellow board members are placing in me and I look forward to all of the great work that we will continue to do in the year ahead,” Bradford said. “This agency has such a significant role in the future success of Yuba County and I am truly honored to be given this opportunity.”
Yuba Water Agency is a stand-alone public agency created in 1959 to serve the people of Yuba County in the areas of flood risk reduction, water supply reliability, fish habitat protection and enhancement, hydroelectric generation and recreation at New Bullards Bar Reservoir. As the owner and operator of New Bullards Bar Dam and New Colgate Powerhouse, as well as other, smaller facilities, Yuba Water reinvests its hydropower and water sales revenue into projects related to the agency missions that can improve the public safety and quality of life for the residents of Yuba County.
Photo: Yuba Water Agency's Board of Directors. From left to right: Don Blaser, Seth Fuhrer, Brent Hastey, Gary Bradford, Randy Fletcher, Andy Vasquez and Charlie Mathews.