Ken Anderson was elected to the Mojave Water Agency Board of Directors in November 2020 and represents Division 3 that encompasses Oak Hills, Phelan, Baldy Mesa, Summit Valley, and portions of southern Hesperia. He brings 30 years of experience as a business owner, as well as a long history of community service that includes both land use, and water planning.
Despite running a family-owned business for 30 years, Anderson has devoted himself to community and public service. He Has held the position of President, Vice President, Treasurer and Director with the Phelan Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he gained experience in the water industry with service as a Board Member for more than five years with the Phelan Pinion Hills Community Services District and two years with the Sheep Creek Water District.
Anderson was also appointed to serve on the San Bernardino County Phelan Municipal Advisory Committee, the San Bernardino County Planning Commission, and the San Bernardino County General Plan Advisory Committee. He also held the position of Field Representative for California State Senator Sharon Runner, San Bernardino County First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt, and San Bernardino County First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood.
“It is my desire to institute good water policies with my fellow Board Members based on full discussions with historical and science-based information, as well as community input,” Anderson said.
A High Desert resident since 1970, Ken and his wife Holly enjoy living in Phelan. They share seven children and are the proud grandparents of seven grandchildren. Currently, he holds a position as a Facilities Project Manager, overseeing construction projects in the High Desert.