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Dawn Washburn, District Secretary

Ms. Washburn began her tenure with Rainbow Municipal Water District in February 2004 as a temporary employee serving as the General Manager/Board Secretary. In June 2004, Ms. Washburn was hired to this position as a permanent employee.  In 2008, there were minor changes made to this role and Ms. Washburn’s position title was changed to Executive Assistant/Board Secretary. 

Under the administrative direction of the General Manager, Ms. Washburn provides complex secretarial and administrative assistance to the Board of Directors and General Manager.  This assistance includes, but is not limited to, scheduling, coordinating, planning, and taking minutes for public meetings with the Board of Directors and three standing committees; completion of necessary regulatory documents on behalf of the District; maintaining District records; arranging for Board Member and General Manager attendance at special district related conferences and workshops; and assisting with various administrative functions.

Ms. Washburn brings over 30 years of administrative assistance experience.  Her career started working in the private sector where she provided clerical assistance to a small insurance firm while attending Eldorado Business College.  After graduating, Ms. Washburn put her education to use at a commercial real estate firm for several years followed by a telecommunications company for nearly ten years. 

During her tenure at RMWD, Ms. Washburn received her Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, and Human Resources Management Certificate.  She has held her commission as a Notary Public for the past 14 years.

Contact Information: (760) 728-1178 Ext. 129

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