John Burgh has served on the Contra Costa Water District Board of Directors since 2004, representing Pleasant Hill, Martinez, Port Costa and a portion of Concord. He also currently serves as Chair of the Public Information & Conservation Committee.
He is a retired engineer who has worked on water and wastewater projects throughout the world. He has a total of 42 years of experience in the administration, project management, and design of public works projects.
For the last 30 years of his career, he worked for an environmental engineering consulting firm, where he retired as Vice President.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in management from the University of New Mexico. He is a registered civil engineer in California. He is an Air Force veteran.
He is a past President of the Contra Costa County Historical Society. A resident of Concord for over 35 years, he is a member of the Pleasant Hill Rotary Club and is a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels, delivering meals to shut-in senior citizens in the area. His hobby is restoring old Studebakers.