• Michael NordstromPresident

    Michael was elected to the Board in 2019

    Michael is an Attorney specializing in California Water Law for the past 37 years. He represents more than 20 mutual water companies and public water agencies in the Central Valley.

    During his entire tenure, He has served on a Statewide Legislative Committee in Sacramento overseeing water related legislation. He has extensive regulatory experience and has processed numerous complicated permanent and annual water transfers, including several State Water Project water transfers.

    His experience in water rights and regulations will bring added knowledge to the Board.



  • Marvin St PierreVice President

    Marvin was elected to the Board in 2018.

    Marvin most recently served as an operations manager for an oil and gas production company, whose team of engineers and construction specialists specialized in implementing capital projects.

    He brings his project management experience and understanding of how things work to offer a technical perspective to the Board.

  • Rick KoonDirector

    Rick was elected to the Board in 1999.

    He has previously been the General Manager of San Miguelito Mutual Water Company. He is now the General Manager of the Cayucos Sanitary District.

    Rick draws from his years of history with San Miguelito to make decision in the best interest of the company.
    His knowledge of all things operational and regulatory is an asset to the Board

  • Rob RossiDirector

    Rob was elected and has served on the Board since 1989.

    He is a Licensed Architect, Developer and Vintner. He serves on numerous Boards, from banking to charitable organizations.

    Rob’s involvement in the development of various subdivisions, resorts, vineyards and his overall knowledge of the Avila area, contributes an understanding of the wide range of challenges facing SMMWC.

  • Paul O'MalleyDirector

    Paul was elected to the Board in 2021

    Over the past 30 years, I have worked at a variety of financial services and investment management companies. Currently, I own and operate a residential property management company. My undergraduate education was in engineering. I have an MBA with an emphasis in finance and economics. I have worked as a financial analyst for many years and I am comfortable reading financial statements.

  • Larry BittnerFinancial Officer

    Larry was elected to the Board in 2021

    Atlantic Richfield executive instrumental in the creation and management of the am/pm mini market franchise with sales of nearly 1 billion annually. Responsibilities included sales, marketing, administration, buying, accounting, and information systems development.

    Since retiring in Avila Beach in 2000 I have served on the following boards:
    • San Luis Bay Estates HOA, president
    • Heron Crest HOA, director
    • Festival Mozaic, director

  • Robert PetersonSecretary

    Bob was elected to the Board in 2021

    Before retiring and moving to SLBE I served on the Boards of both profit & non-profit organizations as well as multiple home owner associations. I have developed two subdivisions which required creating and maintaining small water systems.

    Ensuring a reliable future water supply in drought-stricken California at a reasonable cost, will require careful planning and attentive cost management. This experience along with a financial and management background will hopefully allow me to provide some worthwhile insight and guidance to SMMWC.