Karl W. Seckel, P.E.
Term: 2020 - Present
Director Division: Division 4
Karl W. Seckel, P.E. has 42 years of professional water-related expertise working in Orange County California. In December 2020, he completed a 37-year tenure as an employee of the Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC) where he was responsible for planning, engineering, emergency preparedness management, and special studies to improve and enhance water supply reliability. In the November 2020 general election, Karl was successful in being elected to the Board of Directors Division 4 (one of seven publicly elected directors). MWDOC provides imported water resources and other services to 28 water agencies and cities with a combined population of 2.4 million. MWDOC is the third largest of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s member agencies. Prior to joining the Municipal Water District, Karl worked for a civil engineering and water resources consulting firm. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland.
Division 4 Cities Served: Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach*, Seal Beach, Unincorporated
*City split by proposed division