Wayne Osborne was appointed to the Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC) Board of Directors in March 2012. He represents Division 3, which includes the areas of Cypress, Fountain Valley, Los Alamitos, Stanton, Westminster, the western portion of Garden Grove, and nearby portions of unincorporated Orange County.
Director Osborne has a long history of commitment to the water industry. He worked for the City of Fountain Valley for 33 years as the Director of Public Works and City Engineer. During that time, he developed the City’s water supply master plan, implemented long-term capital improvement programs for water supply, and oversaw the maintenance of all public works facilities, including water and wastewater systems. He was also instrumental in obtaining grant funding for construction of two wells and other key water infrastructure.
Director Osborne is a member of several water industry organizations, including the American Water Works Association and the Orange County Water Association, of which he is a Past President. He is also an active member of professional organizations, including the American Public Works Association and the Orange County City Engineers’ Association, of which he is also a Past President.
Director Osborne received his Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Southern California. A longtime resident of Fountain Valley, he is married to his wife Mary and they have four children.