About Us

Ruth Legaspi

Board President

pecasita@aol.com

805-286-5869

Nancy Glowski

Board Vice President

Nancy.j.glowski@gmail.com

805-226-6928

Stephen McVicar

Board Director

stephen@synapticx.com

805-757-0184

Piper Wilson

Board Director

piperdawnandrichard@outlook.com

805-475-2050

Roberta Petersen

Board Director

rawhiderose@icloud.com

805-558-1721

Karina Sanchez

General Manager

karina@californiavalley.org

805-475-2211

As the most local form of local government, special districts work hard every day to serve their constituents, Learn more about what makes special districts so special!


About Special Districts

As the most local form of local government, special districts work hard every day to serve their constituents, Learn more about what makes special districts so special!

What is a Special District?

Special districts are created and funded by a community’s residents to provide new or enhanced local services and infrastructure. Local residents own special districts and govern them through locally elected or appointed board members. California Special Districts are passionate about providing high-quality services and resources in the most efficient and effective manner.


Resources for Good District Governance

The California Special District Association (CSDA) is the voice for special districts, providing districts with the resources necessary to best serve their communities. CSDA offers education and training, legal advice, legislative advocacy, capital improvement funding, and current information that is crucial to special district management and operational effectiveness.


Special District Transparency and Accountability

The Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) is an independent, non-profit organization formed to promote and recognize excellence in the governance and management of special districts through certification, accreditation and other recognition programs. Their vision is that every special district in California has well trained, knowledgeable decision-makers and engages the public through a…