Chula Vista, CA – Carlos Quintero was appointed to the role of General Manager of Sweetwater Authority (Authority), effective September 27, 2021. The Authority’s Governing Board approved Quintero’s contract at its September 8 meeting.
“After a highly-competitive recruitment process, the Governing Board is excited to have Carlos Quintero joining the Authority as General Manager. His extensive experience in the water industry will serve him well in his new role. We look forward to working with him and continuing the Authority’s mission to serve the community,” said Governing Board Chair Hector Martinez.
Quintero is a registered Professional Engineer (PE), MIT Graduate and is currently the Operations Manager for the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority in Riverside, California. He has 24 years of water industry experience.
"I am honored to have been appointed General Manager by the Sweetwater Authority Governing Board. I look forward to working closely with our Board of Directors and staff to continue implementing the Board’s priorities and further the Authority’s mission of providing a safe and reliable water supply to its current and future residents and businesses," said Carlos Quintero.
Assistant General Manager Jennifer Sabine has been serving as the Interim General Manager during the recruitment.