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Marlene Kelleher, Director of Administration

Ms. Kelleher oversees the day-to-day operations of the Administration Division which is comprised of Administrative Services, Customer Service, Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources and Safety and Risk Management.  The Administration Division provides support services to other divisions and departments as well as District customers and the Board of Directors.

Ms. Kelleher is an experienced public sector finance professional with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the administrative functions having worked at Vista Irrigation District (District) for the past twelve years, serving as its Accounting Manager and then Finance Manager before becoming Director of Administration. Prior to joining the District, she worked for the San Diego Association of Governments as well as the cities of Murrieta and Escondido. In addition to Ms. Kelleher’s responsibilities as Director of Administration, she serves as the District’s Treasurer. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.