Board of Directors

TID is governed by a five-member Board of Directors (the “Board”) elected by popular vote from five divisions of TID based on population.  Directors serve in staggered four-year terms, with elections held during odd-numbered years.  There is no limit to the number of terms a director may serve. The officer positions of President, Vice-President and Secretary are elected by the Board from among its members every two years. The Board meets every Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. in the Board Room located at 333 E. Canal Drive, Turlock.

 Joe Alamo, President

Director Alamo represents Division 3 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since December 2009 and currently serves as President of the Board. His current term of office expires in December of 2017. In addition to the TID Board, Mr. Alamo serves as a Board of Director for American AgCredit. Director Alamo received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Agribusiness from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and currently owns and operates a dairy and farming operation with his two brothers. He is a current member and past president of the Central Counties Dairy Herd Improvement Association. He has served as Director of the Turlock Pentecost Association and Director of the Board of the Cal Poly AGR Alumni Association. Director Alamo is also a member of Western United Dairyman and Stanislaus County Farm Bureau. He is a representative on the TID’s Pension Investment Committee. In addition, he is the District’s representative for the West Turlock Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Agency, the California Farm Water Coalition and the alternate representative to the San Joaquin Tributaries Authority.

Email: tidjoealamo@aol.com

Charles Fernandes, Vice President

Director Fernandes represents Division 2 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2001. His current term of office expires in December of 2017. Director Fernandes is co-owner of Country Ford in Ceres, California and is a past member of the Ceres Chamber of Commerce Board. He serves as TID’s representative on the Don Pedro Recreation Agency Board of Control, San Joaquin Tributaries Authority, Drinking Water Committee and the Facilities Committee, and as the alternate representative to the West Turlock Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Agency.  

Email: cafsterlingman@aol.com

Michael Frantz, Secretary

Michael Frantz is President of Frantz Wholesale Nursery, LLC, a position he took over from his father in 1998. His 600 acre family farm employs more than 200 people and is a premier supplier of containerized trees and shrubs to the landscape and retail nursery industry in the Western United States. In keeping with his family’s commitment to excellent stewardship, Frantz Wholesale Nursery, LLC recycles all green waste generated on farm, reuses over 500,000 gallons of water per day, and all energy needs are met by solar generation.

Mr. Frantz is active on local, statewide, and national boards ranging from the nursery industry to public power. He was elected in 2009 to the Board of Directors for Turlock Irrigation District, a publicly owned utility that provides water and power to 662 square miles in the Central Valley. He also serves on the Nursery Growers Association Board, the Farm Bureau, AmericanHort and the San Joaquin Valley Agriculture Advisory Board to Sustainable Conservation.

In Frantz’s capacity as a TID board member, he is highly involved with stakeholder negotiations related to the State Water Resources Control Board's update of the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing.

Michael is married to Kristy Crow. They have three small children, Landon, Braden, and Hailey.

Email:michaelf@frantznursery.com

Robert Santos DVM, Director

Director Santos represents Division 4 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2007. His current term of office expires in December 2019. Director Santos is president of Valley Critter Care, Inc., which operates two veterinary hospitals in Turlock.  He is a representative on the Drinking Water Committee and serves as the District’s alternate representative to the San Joaquin Tributaries Authority and the Don Pedro Board of Control.

Email: pizzlerot@gmail.com

Ron Macedo, Director

represents Division 5 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since December 2009. His current term of office expires in December 2017. He is also a past Director for the Stanislaus County Fair Board. He owns R.A.M. Farms in Turlock, CA and was the past President of Stanislaus County Farm Bureau. Previously, Director Macedo was the State Director for the California Farm Bureau Federation, District 13. Director Macedo is a representative on the District's Facilities Committee and the Power Supply Risk Committee, as well as TID's representative on the Stanislaus Water Advisory Committee. He also serves as the District’s alternate representative to the San Joaquin Tributaries Authority and the Don Pedro Board of Control. 

Email: rmac100@aol.com

 

 

Director Area Boundaries

Division 1

Beginning at the intersection of Santa Fe Avenue and the Tuolumne River, southeast on Santa Fe Avenue to Geer Road, south on Geer Road to Wayside Drive, east on Wayside Drive to Pioneer Avenue, south on Pioneer Avenue to East Main Street, southwest on East Main Street to West Main Street, southwest on West Main Street to Market Street, east on Market Street to South Broadway Avenue, southeast on South Broadway Avenue to A Street, northeast on  A Street to Marshall Street, northeast on Marshall Street to Golden State Boulevard, southeast on Golden State Boulevard to East Avenue and east  on East Avenue  to its intersection with the TID Boundary; from this location, follow said boundary to the point of beginning.

Division 2

Beginning at the intersection of South 9th Street and the TID Boundary, south on South 9th Street to Hosmer Avenue, east on Hosmer Avenue to Bystrum Road, north on Bystrum Road to Souza Avenue, east on Souza Avenue to Avon Street, north on Avon Street to Mancini Way, south on Mancini Way to Avon Street, south on  Avon Street to Valente Way, east on Valente Way to Acacia Street, south on Acacia Street to Pecos Avenue, west on Pecos Avenue to Bystrum Road, southeast on Bystrum Road to US Hwy 99 south, southeast on US Hwy 99 to TID Upper Lateral No. 2 ½, east to the intersection of Heston Way and Bogart Drive, northeast on Heston Way to Brando Drive, east on Brando Drive to  Lateral No. 2 ½ , east on Lateral No. 2 ½  and continuing east on East Grayson Road,  east on East Grayson Road to Geer Road, north on Geer Road to Santa Fe Avenue and northwest on Santa Fe Avenue to its intersection with the TID Boundary; from this location, follow said boundary to the point of beginning.

Division 3

Beginning at the intersection of West Main Street and the TID Boundary, east on West Main Street to Central Avenue, north on Central Avenue to Turner Road, east on Turner Road to Moffett Road, south on Moffett Road to Kaiser Road, east on Kaiser  Road to Esmar Road, north on Esmar Road to TID Upper Lateral No. 2 ½, east on TID Upper Lateral No. 2 ½ to US Hwy 99, northwest on US Hwy 99 to Bystrum Road, north on Bystrum Road to Pecos Avenue, east on Pecos Avenue to Acacia Street, north on Acacia Street to Valente Way, west on Valente Way to Avon Street, north on Avon Street to Mancini Way, north on Mancini Way to Avon Street, south on Avon Street to Souza Avenue, west on Souza Street to Bystrum Road, south on Bystrum Road to Hosmer Avenue, west on Hosmer Avenue to South 9th Street and northeast on South 9th Street to its intersection with the TID Boundary; from this location, follow said boundary to the point of beginning.

Division 4

Beginning at the corner of Central Avenue and Turner Road, east on Turner Road to Moffett Road, south on Moffett Road to Kaiser Road, east on Kaiser  Road to Esmar Road, north on Esmar Road to Prairie Flower Road, north on Prairie Flower Road to TID Upper Lateral No. 2 ½, east on TID Upper Lateral No. 2 ½ to US Hwy 99, east to the intersection of Heston Way and Bogart Drive, northeast on Heston Way to Brando Drive, east on Brando Drive to  Lateral No. 2 ½ , east on Lateral No. 2 ½  and continuing east on East Grayson Road  to Geer Road, south on Geer Road to Wayside Drive, east on Wayside Drive to Pioneer Avenue, south on Pioneer Avenue to East Main Street, southwest on East Main Street to West Main Street, west on West Main Street to West Avenue South, south on West Avenue South to High Street, west on High Street to South Soderquist Road, south on South Soderquist Road crossing US Highway 99 to West Glenwood Avenue and West Linwood Avenue, west on West Linwood to South Tegner Road, north on South Tegner Road to West Main street, west on West Main Street to Central Avenue and north on Central Avenue to the point of beginning.

Division 5

Beginning at the intersection of West Main Street and the TID Boundary, east on West Main Street to South Tegner Road, south on South Tegner Road to West Linwood Avenue, east on West Linwood Avenue to West Glenwood Avenue, north crossing US Highway 99 to South Soderquist Road, north on South Soderquist Road to High Street, east on High Street to West Avenue South, north on West Avenue South to West Main Street, east on West Main Street to Market Street, east on Market Street to South Broadway Avenue, southeast on South Broadway Avenue to A Street, northeast on A Street to Marshall Street, northeast on Marshall Street to South Golden State Boulevard, southeast on Golden State Boulevard to East Avenue and east on East Avenue to its intersection with the TID Boundary; from this location follow said boundary to the point of beginning.

Click here to view the Director Division Map. Divisions were modified by the Board at its 12/6/11 meeting in an effort to reflect 2010 Census data.

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