Linda Ackerman serves as Vice-Chairman on the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) board representing the Municipal Water District of Orange County. Metropolitan serves Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Bernardino and San Diego counties serving almost 19 million people. Currently, she serves on the Communications and Legislation Committee, the Water Quality and Operations Committee, the IRP Committee and the Special Committee on the Bay-Delta.
Director Ackerman presently serves as vice chair for the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control District. She has served on the board since 2010. She was appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and reappointed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
She also serves on the Federal Affairs Committee at the Association of California Water Agencies. She served as chair of the Federal Affairs Committee from 2010 through 2016.
Ackerman also serves, representing the Regional Water Quality Control Board, as a member of the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority’s One Water One Watershed board, an innovative Integrated Regional Water Management Plan.
Ackerman is a member of the board of directors of USCB America, Inc., a California receivable and management company. She has been an active member of the Assistance League of Fullerton for many years and served in leadership capacities, as well as serving as a national board member. Ackerman is a member of the California Women’s Leadership Association and many other community and civic organizations.
She served as the National Committeewoman for California on the Republican National Committee from 2008 to 2016. She also serves on the advisory committee for the California Federation of Republican Women and as president for the Marian Bergeson Excellence in Public Service Series.