Board of Directors
Commissioner Position No. 1
Byron has served on the Board since 1998, and has held positions as President, Vice-President, and Secretary. Byron retired after 25 years of working as an actuarial consultant specializing in retirement, health insurance, and economic risk and analysis, the last 15 years while owning his own business. Before his retirement, his actuarial certifications included: Fellow, Society of Actuaries; Member, American Academy of Actuaries; and Enrolled Actuary under ERISA. He also holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law. His accomplishments while a Commissioner includes implementing budgeting and cost/revenue forecasting; managing almost 50% growth in customers while keeping rates low through expense management; significant improvements in infrastructure; greatly enhanced emergency preparedness; and increased management professionalism. Byron, who has lived in the District since 1993, holds the No. 1 Position.
Commissioner Position No. 2
Pete has been a resident of May Valley and Briarwood for 63 years and has been a customer of Water District No. 90 for 44 years. He retired from the State of Alaska Marine Highway System after 31 years of service. There, he worked as Chief Engineer on the ferries transporting passengers and vehicles between Washington and all communities that the system served in Alaska. He has been active in the local community, working with the Four Creeks Unincorporated Area Council since his retirement. Pete is also active in Westport, Washington, where he volunteers at the Grays Harbor Lighthouse and Westport Maritime Museum. Pete is new to the King County Water District No. 90 Board of Commissioners as of January 2020 in Position Number 2. His term ends in December of 2025.
Commissioner Position No. 3
Sam was affirmed at the July 23, 2008, meeting of the District’s Board of Commissioners. He has lived in the District for over 35 years. He worked for the Boeing Company from 1974 as a Property Accountant Specialist and retired in December 2017. In addition, he served in the Navy during Vietnam conflict for six years, later transferring to the Army Reserves, where he achieved the rank of E8, Master Sergeant, after 37 years of service. Sam served as an active member of the National Property Management Association, Northwest Chapter, from 1991 to 2015, holding offices from Treasurer to President. In addition, he is currently servicing as a Director Board member of the Washington Association of Water & Sewer Districts (WASWD). His experience with asset management, cost accounting, and capital budget tracking related to new capital projects and improvements to existing facilities has been very helpful to the District.