La Habra Heights County Water District

La Habra Heights County Water District La Habra Heights County Water District La Habra Heights County Water District

Administrative Staff

Michael Gualtieri

Michael Gualtieri

General Manager / Secretary

Has worked at the District since April 1, 1982. Hired initially as a Utility Worker I, he moved through the ranks to eventually become General Manager in 2002. Mr. Gualtieri has achieved various State of California water certifications. He has a State of California Department of Public Health Water Treatment Grade 3 and Water Distribution Grade 4 certifications. Attained an Associate of Science degree in Water Utility Science from Rancho Santiago College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.

Joe Matthews

Joe Matthews

Superintendent

Began employment with the District in September 2004 as a Utility Worker I. He was promoted to Utility Worker II in September 2005. Joe attended Mt. San Antonio College, taking classes in water technology, treatment, and distribution. He attained his State of California Department of Public Health Water Distribution and Treatment Grade 3 certifications. In August of 2006 Joe was promoted to Utility Worker III and in January 2017, he was promoted to Superintendent.

Tammy Wagstaff

Tammy Wagstaff

Treasurer / Office Manager

Worked in the water industry for over 26 years. Hired in 1994 as Treasurer/Office Manager. In 1984, Ms. Wagstaff earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at Southern Illinois University and attained her Certified Public Accountant certificate.

Michelle Abud

Michelle Abud

Management Assistant / Accountant

Started employment as a temporary employee in August 2002 as Data Entry Operator. She was hired as a regular employee in March 2003. In August of 2005 Michelle was promoted to Management Assistant/Accountant. In 2006, Michelle earned an Associate of Science in General Studies from Rio Salado College and her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Leslie Contreras

Leslie Contreras

Customer Service / Account Clerk

Started employment as a temporary employee in September 2005 as Customer Service /Accounting Clerk. In January 2006 Leslie was hired as a regular employee.

Dale Snooks

Dale Snooks

Utility Worker I

Began employment with the District in July 2003 as a Utility Worker I. Dale attended Rancho Santiago College and achieved his State of California Department of Public Health Water Distribution Grade I certification.

Ivan Ramirez

Ivan Ramirez

Utility Worker II

Has worked at the District since April 9, 2018. Mr. Ramirez has achieved various State of California water certifications. He has the Orange County Backflow Testing, State of California State Water Resources Control Board Water Treatment Grade 2 and Water Distribution Grade 4 certifications. Mr. Ramirez studied Water Utility Science at Santiago Canyon College.

Matt Cerda

Matt Cerda

Utility Worker I

Started working for the District on June 18, 2018. Mr. Cerda achieved his State of California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Grade 2 and Water Treatment Grade 2 certifications.

Michelle Savage

Michelle Savage

Utility Worker I

Started working for the District on February 12, 2018. She has taken various water-related courses at Fullerton and Citrus College. Ms. Savage achieved her State of California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Grade 2 and Water Treatment Grade 2 certifications.

Darryl Silva

Darryl Silva

Utility Worker I

Started working for the District on April 30, 2018. He has taken various water-related courses at Fullerton College and American Water College. Mr. Silva achieved his State of California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Grade 1 certification.