S.R. “Al” Lopez

Board of Directors
Title: Director, Alternate
Phone: 951-296-6900
S.R. Al Lopez

S.R. "Al" Lopez joined the Western Municipal Water District board in January 2001 representing Division 5, including the cities of Corona, Home Gardens, El Cerrito and a portion of Temescal Canyon.

Mr. Lopez represents Western on committees at several agencies, including the Chino Desalter Authority; the Western Riverside County Regional Wastewater Authority; the Temescal Valley Municipal Advisory Council; and the Association of California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance Authority.

In addition, Director Lopez is the alternate representative for the Metropolitan Water District's Southern Coalition and the Western Riverside Council of Governments Executive Committee. He also serves on the joint committee of Western and Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District and is the alternate for the joint committee of Western and Eastern Municipal Water District. He is also a member of the Western Community and Government Affairs Committee and Finance Committee.

Mr. Lopez was Mayor of the City of Corona in 1986 and again in 1990 and served on the City Council from 1982 to 1994. Other boards and commissions that he has been a part of are the Riverside Transit Agency, Chairman of Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC), MetroLink Board and the South Coast Air Quality Management District Advisory Group. Additionally, Lopez has served on the Metropolitan Water District Board, the Chino Basin Watermaster Board and the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA) Board. He has been involved with various civic and community organizations in the area.

Mr. Lopez was honored in February 2005 by Congressman Ken Calvert with a Congressional Record Tribute for 25 years of Community Service.

He, his wife, Martha, and two children reside in Corona; he also has two adult children. Mr. Lopez earned an Associate of Arts degree from Riverside Community College and received "The Watershed Certificate" award from Chapman University in Orange, Calif. Lopez is the owner of SR Consulting specializing in business, governmental relations and real estate. His term expires on January 2, 2017

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