Paul E. Shoenberger is the General Manager of Mesa Water District (Mesa Water). He began his position as Mesa Water’s General Manager on September 21, 2009.
Mr. Shoenberger was appointed Chairman of the Orange County Groundwater Producer’s Group in May 2013 and was appointed Vice-Chair of the Water Management Committee of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) in 2012. Mr. Shoenberger additionally served as Co-Chair of the ACWA Desalination Subcommittee and is on the Board of Directors of the Affordable Desalination Collaboration.
Mr. Shoenberger has more than 20 years of experience in the water industry, addressing water supply and water quality issues, including three years as the Assistant General Manager of another water district prior to becoming Mesa Water’s General Manager.
Mr. Shoenberger has been a resident of Costa Mesa since 1990 and served on Mesa Water’s Board of Directors for nearly nine years, with three of those years as Board President.
Mr. Shoenberger’s goal for Mesa Water is to provide clean, safe, and reliable water at a cost-effective price. He has pledged to do all he can to secure the community’s continuing prosperity through the provision of a reliable supply of safe water now and for the future.
Mr. Shoenberger has a Master’s in Water Resource Management and Planning from Colorado State University, and a Civil Engineering bachelor’s degree from U.C. Davis. He is also a registered Professional Engineer with the State of California.