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Jason Dafforn

Position: Board Member
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Jason Dafforn is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of California with over 27 years of experience in both private and public utility management and oversight.  He has been managing public utilities for the past 13 years with a passion for environmental stewardship and public transparency. 

Jason currently serves as the General Manager for Valley Sanitary District providing wastewater collection and treatment services for the City of Indio, parts of La Quinta, and Coachella. He was born and raised in Northern Indiana and transplanted to Southern California in 2007 where he became a fixture in the public utility sector.

Jason, his wife Melissa, and daughter Brynn relocated to the Coachella Valley in 2023.  Jason and Melissa played co-ed softball together for 10 years and have recently joined the pickleball phenomenon. They look forward to future recreational opportunities in the Valley.