Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has welcomed a new Government and Regional Affairs Coordinator.
Victoria Llort is the former Programs and Public Affairs Manager for Mission Springs Water District, Desert Hot Springs. She also worked as a strategy and policy advisor for County Supervisor V. Manuel Perez and interned in the office of Rep. Raul Ruiz.
She will represent the District at meetings and other events with other governmental agencies, stakeholder groups and various business, water industry and legislative organizations. She will coordinate CVWD subject matter experts, lobbyist and policy makers and travel to key state and federal conferences and meetings. Other duties include outreach to elected officials and policy makers, developing a local City staff committee, and coordinating special projects.
A La Quinta High School graduate, Llort holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in history and government from the University of Redlands and a Master of Science in political science from the University of Nebraska.
She sits on the board of directors for the American Outreach Foundation, Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce, and United Way of the Desert.
Coachella Valley Water District is a public agency governed by a five-member board of treatment and reclamation services, regional storm water protection, groundwater management and water conservation. It serves approximately 108,000 residential and business customers across 1,000 square miles, located primarily in Riverside County, but also in portions of Imperial and San Diego counties.