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August 05, 2022: Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District Appoints New General Manager


For Immediate Release
Contact: Judy Schriebman, President, Board of Directors                
Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District 
(415) 472-1734  

San Rafael, CA (August 5, 2022) — After a four-month recruitment process, Curtis Paxton has been selected as the Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District’s (LGVSD) new General Manager. The LGVSD Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mr. Paxton, a resident of Napa, will begin his new position with the District on August 8, 2022.

After an extensive recruitment process, we are excited to have Curtis join Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District as General Manager,” said Board President Judy Schriebman. “His education, experience and involvement working on wastewater collection, treatment and recycled water issues, and project management is a great fit for the District.

Mr. Paxton is a graduate of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and holds a Professional Civil Engineer license in California and a Grade 5 wastewater treatment operator license. Mr. Paxton most recently served as Director of Utilities for the City of Vacaville. Prior to his Vacaville experience, he was General Manager and an Executive Team Member for various water and wastewater districts in southern California.

Mr. Paxton stated that “I am honored and, quite frankly, thrilled to work with the Board and employees of LGVSD to carry out its mission of protecting public health and the environment by providing effective wastewater collection treatment and resource recovery. I’m very passionate about public service, special districts, and resource recovery in general, which makes working for LGVSD a wonderful opportunity.” 

The Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary Sewer District serves 30,000 customers in the northern San Rafael area and manages approximately 105 miles of sewage collection pipelines. In addition to the wastewater treatment plant, the District also produces recycled water and is involved in solar and biogas power generation, garbage collection, and a multi-faceted reclamation project which includes a wildlife pond, irrigated pastures, recycled water storage ponds, and a saltwater marsh. Visit to learn more.

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