Governing Board


Held at Administrative Offices located at 505 Garrett Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910.
Meetings are open to the public, and agendas are posted the Friday prior to each scheduled meeting.   
  • 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m.
  • 4th Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

South Bay Irrigation District (SBID) Directors

Steve Castaneda
Division 1
Paulina Martinez-Perez
Division 2
Jose Preciado
Division 3
Hector Martinez
Division 4  
Josie Calderon-Scott
Division 5
 Steve Castaneda  Paulina Martinez-Perez  Jose Preciado Hector Martinez
 Josie Calderon-Scott

National City Directors

 Alejandra Sotelo-Solis Mona Rios  
 Alejandra Sotelo Solis  Mona Rios  

Duties & Responsibilities

The Sweetwater Authority governing board, or board of directors, is composed of 7 members. Five directors are elected by division by the citizens of the South Bay Irrigation District (SBID). Two directors are appointed by the Mayor of National City, subject to City Council confirmation. The governing board establishes policies and procedures for Sweetwater Authority operations.

Director Divisions

Board Policies & Procedures

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Form 806 is used to report additional compensation that officials receive when appointing themselves to positions on committees, boards or commissions of a public agency, special district, and joint powers agency or authority.

Board Policies & Procedures and Other Documents

Government Compensation for Special Districts

The CA State Controller website publishes Government Compensation for Special Districts. Compensation information for Sweetwater Authority can be found here


For individuals interested in serving on the SBID Board, see the latest information and filing dates on the County of San Diego Registrar of Voters website. Elections for SBID representatives are held in the November general election in even-numbered years.