John Mura began serving as East Valley Water District’s General Manager/CEO in January 2012 with extensive experience in local government. Since his arrival and with the cooperation of the Board of Directors, East Valley Water District has transformed into a performance based organization. This is demonstrated by the District’s receipt of over 13 awards since 2013.
For those that have interacted with East Valley Water District since Mr. Mura’s arrival, they have experienced an organization that has not only been rejuvenated, but truly transformed. Mr. Mura’s leadership philosophy is founded on honest communication.
Mr. Mura has effectively implemented a number of projects including the construction of a new headquarters facility, award winning drought response program, implementation of budget based rates, and the successful launch of an organizational succession plan. He facilitates an unprecedented expectation of communication, idea sharing, and collaboration. As a result, East Valley Water District regularly sets the example for efficient and effective government.
Mr. Mura's public service began in 1988 when he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Mura's educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Business from Pepperdine University and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from California State University, Fullerton.