Board of Directors

Board Meetings

The Dudley Ridge Water District’s Board of Directors meet on the second Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. at Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group’s Clovis office, located at 455 W. Fir Avenue, unless otherwise posted.

Joint Westside Water Authority Board Meetings:

A Special Joint Board Meeting of Westside Water Authority and its member districts will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 11:30 a.m. at the Belridge Water Storage District office. Instructions on how to join the meeting are included in the agenda.

Dudley Ridge Water District Board Meetings:

The DRWD will hold a Special Board Meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2023. Instructions on how to join the meeting are included in the agenda.

Board Agendas

Board of Directors

Dudley Ridge Water District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors, who must be landowners in the district or a designated representative of a landowner.


  • President – Kimberly Brown, Wonderful Orchards
  • Vice President – Larry Ritchie, CJ Ritchie Farms
  • Secretary – John Vidovich, Sandridge Partners
  • Director – G. Patrick O'Dowd, representing Irvine Ranch Water District
  • Director – Bernard Puget, Wonderful Orchards


  • General Manager – Mark A. Gilkey
  • Assistant Manager-Engineer – Dale K. Melville, PE, Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group
  • Treasurer – Rick Besecker, Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group
  • Attorney – Joe Hughes, Klein, DeNatale, Goldner

For Dudley Ridge Water District Board of Directors’ meeting agendas and minutes prior to the 2019 calendar year, please contact the District office at (559) 449-2700 or email

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