Ester joined the District in September 2016 entering as our Customer Service Representative. Her customer service professionalism, her bilingual communication skills, dedication and leadership ability transcended this role and in September 2017 Ester was promoted to Accounts Clerk overseeing the District’s finances.
In January 2021 Ester was further promoted to Water Utility Specialist in which her responsibilities increased to a wider variety of proficient duties. Whilst continuing to supervise the District’s finances she also provides oversight of Customer Service operations and assistance in the Operations department.
Ester has been a long-time resident of Aromas and grew up in our community. Ester graduated from Heald Business College in Accounting in April of 2003. To gain a deeper understanding of operations, and to be an asset to AWD, she pursued a water operator license in 2020. Ester achieved her Water Distribution Operator Grade D1 certificate from State Water Resources Control Board then in September 2021 she became a Certified Backflow Tester.