Joone LopezGeneral Manager
Moulton Niguel Water District
Joone Lopez is the General Manager of the Moulton Niguel Water District, which provides water, wastewater and recycled water services to six cities in South Orange County. Before joining Moulton Niguel, she served as the General Manager of Calaveras County Water District located in Northern California. Joone’s prior experience includes working for Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company as its Assistant General Manager and serving as the Deputy General Manager of Central Basin Municipal Water District.
Joone is a Board Member for Association of California Water Agencies, California WateReuse Association, Southern California Water Coalition, South Orange County Wastewater Authority, California Water Data Consortium, United Way Orange County Leadership Council to End Homelessness, Capistrano Unified School District Foundation, and Tilly’s Life Center. She’s also a founding member of the California Data Collaborative, a non-profit representing 21 million Californians, focused on leveraging data and technology to enhance water management policies statewide.
Preceding her career in the water industry, Joone was a Police Officer for the City of Pasadena, where she received the Silver Medal of Courage for valor under fire. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from California State University of Northridge and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from University of California San Diego.