Larry D. Dick was elected to the Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC) Board of Directors in November 2000 and re-elected in 2002 and 2006. He represents Division 2, which includes the Cities of Garden Grove, Orange, Tustin, Villa Park, and unincorporated North Tustin.
Director Dick has been active in the Orange County water community since 1995, when he was first selected as a board member of the Serrano Water District and SWD Recreation, Inc., which governs recreation activities at Irvine Lake and provides water for Villa Park and a portion of East Orange. He is an active member of the Association of California Water Agencies and the Water Advisory Committee of Orange County, which he currently chairs. Director Dick has also worked to protect Orange County's special districts, serving on the Executive Committee of the Independent Special Districts of Orange County.
Director Dick is also one of MWDOC’s four representatives on the Metropolitan Board of Directors, where he has served since 2003. Currently he serves on Metropolitan’s Water Planning and Stewardship, Communication and Legislation, Audit and Ethics, Legal and Human Resources Committees (where he serves as Vice-Chair), and Legal and Claims Committee where he also serves as Vice Chair.
President and CEO of the La Salle Group in Orange, Director Dick's business has been named Small Business of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce. An active member of his community, he serves or has served on the executive boards of both the Garden Grove and Orange Chambers of Commerce. He is also a member of American Legion Post #0132, Orange Rotary Club, and serves on the Leadership Council that supports St. Joseph Hospital. In addition, Director Dick is a board member of the Santiago Canyon College Foundation, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Orange County Taxpayers Association.
The Orange Republican Women's Federation recently nominated Director Dick "Humanitarian of the Year." He was named Small Business Owner of the Year for 2004.