Contra Costa Water District's (CCWD) Board President Ernesto (Ernie) Avila was recently elected Vice President of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), with the term starting January 1, 2024. ACWA provides comprehensive leadership, advocacy and resources for California public water agencies. President Avila is currently the chair of ACWA's Local Government Committee and has served on the CCWD Board since 2016 and as President since 2022. Congratulations to President Avila on being elected Vice President of ACWA. See ACWA's election results announcement.