Robert "Rob" Katherman was elected to the Board in 2004 and brings over 30 years of experience in land use planning, environmental impact analysis and governmental and community relations. He is Chair of the Water Resources Committee and member of the Groundwater Quality Committee.
Director Katherman takes pride in his service to the people of Los Angeles County and brings to the WRD an impressive list of past and present professional and civic activities including Trustee of the Palos Verdes Library District, Water Commissioner of the City of Torrance, Board member of the Los Angeles Harbor College Foundation, and Board member of the San Pedro Peninsula YMCA.
Director Katherman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, a Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering, and an M.P.A. in Urban / Regional Planning from Cal State University in Long Beach, California.
Director Katherman serves as President of the WRD Board of Directors, representing Division Two, which includes the cities of: