Jo MacKenzie, President
Director, Division 5
Since December 9, 1992
Current term: 2020-2024
Ms. MacKenzie has served on the Board of Directors since December 1992. She represents Division 5, which includes northeast and southeast Vista, north Twin Oaks Valley and the Bennett area in the city of San Marcos.
Ms. MacKenzie is a land use planner and has been active in the Vista and San Marcos communities for many years. She has served as the Chairperson of the District’s fiscal policy, public affairs, Warner Ranch, and water sustainability committees. Ms. MacKenzie has also been actively involved with the Association of California Water Agencies; with the California Special Districts Association, serving as the statewide association’s president in 2011; with the Local Agency Formation Commission, serving as a representative for special districts; and with the Special District Leadership Foundation. She was also recognized as Special District Official of the Year by PublicCEO.com in 2011 and was the California Special Districts Association’s Legislative Advocate of the Year in 2010.