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wheat.jpgZone 7 Water Agency is overseen by a seven-member Board of Directors. Board members are elected by the community to provide strategic guidance and planning for Zone 7's policies, programs and finances. Board members serve four-year terms and represent the public throughout the Livermore-Amador Valley.

The Board of Directors meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Zone 7 offices, located at 100 North Canyons Parkway in Livermore.

  • For Board meeting agendas and minutes, click here.

Meetings are open to the public. Community input and participation is welcome. Community members may provide comments to the board on any agenda item, and may address the board about non-agenda items during each meeting's Citizens Forum.


Current Board Members:

John Greci, President FY 2014-15

  • Phone: 925/454-5756
  • Board Member Since: 1994
  • Current Term Expires: June 30, 2018
  • FY 2014-15 Committee Assignments: Water Resources Committee
  • Background: A Livermore resident and retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
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 Sarah Palmer, Vice President

  • Phone: 925/454-5752
  • Board Member Since: 2006
  • Current Term Expires: June 30, 2018
  • FY 2014-15 Committee Assignments: Finance Committee, Liaison Committee
  • Background: A Livermore resident, Ph.D biochemist, teaching Advanced Placement Environmental Science at Foothill and Dublin High Schools with the Tri-Valley Regional Occupational Programs.
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Sandy Figuers

  • Phone: 925/454-5751
  • Board Member Since: 2008
  • Current Term Expires: June 30, 2016
  • FY 2014-15 Committee Assignments:  Administrative Committee, Finance Committee
  • Background: A Livermore resident and groundwater geologist who previously served on the Zone 7 Board for 12 years in the late 1980s and into the '90s.
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Angela Ramirez Holmes

  • Phone: 925/454-5750
  • Board Member Since: 2012
  • Current Term Expires: June 30, 2016
  • FY 2014-15 Committee Assignments: Administrative Committee, Finance Committee
  • Background: A Pleasanton resident, and a political consultant.
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Jim McGrail

  • Phone: 925/454-5753
  • Board Member Since: 2014
  • Current Term Expires: June 30, 2018
  • FY 2014-15 Committee Assignments: Liaison Committee, Water Resources Committee
  • Background: A Livermore resident, attorney and vineyard owner. 
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Dick Quigley

  • Phone: 925/454-5755
  • Board Member Since: 2004
  • Current Term Expires: June 30, 2016
  • FY 2014-15 Committee Assignments: Administrative Committee, Liaison Committee
  • Background: A Pleasanton resident and a retired senior logistics coordinator at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
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 Bill Stevens

  • Phone: 925/454-5754
  • Board Member Since: 1998
  • Current Term Expires: June 30, 2018
  • FY 2014-15 Committee Assignments: Water Resources Committee, Liaison Committee alternate
  • Background: A Livermore resident and a geotechnical and civil engineer.
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 For a list of Board members from 1957 to present, click here


 About Board Committees: Each three-member Board Committee reviews matters before making recommendations to the full board. 

      • Administrative Committee: Reviews administrative topics such as major facility needs and safety and security measures; oversees Independent District Study. 
      • Liaison Committee: Discusses topics of mutual interest between Zone 7, the cities and retail water agencies, including rate change issues.
      • Finance  Committee: Reviews budgets, proposed financial plans, proposed rate changes and connection charge changes for Zone 7.
      • Water Resources Committee: Addresses both water and flood protection matters.

              Board Committee Assignments (FY 2014-15):

Administrative Committee

  • Sandy Figuers
  • Dick Quigley
  • Angela Ramirez Holmes

Liaison Committee

  • Jim McGrail
  • Sarah Palmer
  • Dick Quigley
  • Bill Stevens (alternate)

Finance Committee

  • Sandy Figuers
  • Sarah Palmer
  • Angela Ramirez Holmes

Water Resources Committee

  • John Greci
  • Jim McGrail
  • Bill Stevens
  • To view the Board Policy on Conducting Business, click here.
  • To view Guiding Principles for Board Members, click here.