Administration Department

Administration Department

The Administration Department manages the District through the Board of Directors, which sets policy, and the General Manger, who reports to the Board and Manages the daily operation of the District. The attorneys and financial advisor positions, which answer to the Board and interact with staff through the General Manager, are also an integral part of the Administration Department. The positions of Assistant General Manager, Executive Assistant, Administrative Assistant, and Water and Energy Resources Manager also operate out of the Administration Department.

Administrative Services Department

Dennis D. LaMoreaux
General Manager

Mr. LaMoreaux began employment with the Palmdale Water District in March, 1989 as the Assistant General Manager. He was promoted to General Manager in September, 1994 and served in that capacity until March, 2008. Working briefly for Rosamond Community Services District as Assistant General Manager and District Engineer, he returned to the Palmdale Water District as General Manager in January, 2010. As the General Manager, he is responsible for overseeing the District's day-to-day operations and business functions according to the direction and policies established by the Board of Directors.

His previous employment includes private engineering consulting firms in California and Wyoming where he was involved in design and inspection of a variety of projects. He is a native of Ohio, graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1984 with a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering, and is a licensed Civil Engineer in California.

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Administration Department
Dawn Deans, Executive Assistant
Danielle Henry, Administrative Assistant


Jon Pernula - Water and Energy Resources Director
Jon Pernula
Water and Energy Resources Director

"Providing high quality water to our current and future customers at a reasonable cost."