Commissioner Ed Cebron has served a total of 17 years as a Commissioner. He has led and participated in several major regional utility formations. He has a master’s degree in Infrastructure Planning and Management from Stanford, and a B.S. in Engineering Science from Harvard.
Commissioner Cebron serves as Economist/Treasurer for Cascade Water Alliance, responsible for economic and financial planning including rates, demand forecasting and strategic planning. Previously, he was a Principal and Vice President with FCS Group, a Redmond-based consulting firm that he co-founded in 1988. He specializes in utility rates and finance, and is a recognized expert in this field and consults all over the country. Ed represents the District in his role on the Executive Committee of the Water Sewer Risk Management Pool and continues to participate in other regional forums.
Commissioner Dale Knapinski was elected in November, 2013 and took the oath of office on December 3, 2013 to begin his term. He has been a Woodinville area resi-dent for 33 years, is married with two children and three grandchildren. He has been a General Construction Contractor since 1981, and has supervised and managed many projects during his career, including commercial and residential building remodels and side sewer and residential water service installations. In addition to his construction work, he was a licensed Realtor with MacPherson’s Realty in Woodinville for a number of years.
Dale’s past experience includes working as a machinist, a fabrication plant foreman, and machining instructor. He was also the owner of appliance stores, including a location in Woodinville. Dale spent 6 years as a volunteer Kirkland firefighter at Station 25 on Finn Hill and volunteered in the past as a Big Brother.
Commissioner Knapinski’s interests include preserving natural resources, protecting the Sammamish Valley, and in serving his community as an elected official.
Commissioner Pam Maloney was elected in 2015. Currently serving as Board President, she has held offices of Secretary and Vice President. She represents the District on the Seattle Water Supply Operating Board and is the Board liaison for the City of Woodinville.
Ms. Maloney is a licensed civil engineer who made her career in water resources planning and management. A WSU graduate, she worked for several years consulting on municipal water and wastewater projects before a thirty-year career at the City of Bellevue. She was the Water Resources Planning Manager for Bellevue Utilities, responsible for comprehensive planning, asset management, capital program development, and system analysis for Bellevue’s water, wastewater, and storm drainage systems.Ms. Maloney and her husband have been residents of the district since 1987. Now retired, she enjoys spending time in the outdoors, particularly on the water, and devotes much of her free time volunteering in educational and public works programs. She is committed to using her industry experience and expertise to delivering high quality utility services to District customers cost effectively for the long term.
First appointed and subsequently elected in 2005, Karen Steeb approaches Water District business with two priorities; what is beneficial for all customers and what is good for staff. She has served as an Officer of the Board for ten one-year terms including this year as vice-president. Previously, she represented the Board at the Seattle Water Supply Operating Board, the King County Municipal Wastewater Committee (MWPAAC), the District Safety Committee, and Board liaison to the City of Woodinville. She continues to serve as the representative to the Snohomish River Regional Water Association. Also she is serving a second year as a member of the Water District Wellness Committee. Professionally, Karen is a landscape designer. Karen and her husband have resided in Woodinville for over 36 years.