In accordance with the Eugene City Charter, the citizens of Eugene elect a five-member Board of Commissioners for the utility. Four board members represent specific wards within the city; the fifth member is elected "at-large" by all city voters. Each commissioner's term is four years.

Commissioner Ward Term ends
John Simpson, president At Large 2018
Dick Helgeson, vice president 2 & 3 2016
John Brown 4 & 5 2018
Steve Mital 1 & 8 2016
James Manning 6 & 7 2016
*Send an email that will be forwarded to all five commissioners

Board meetings

Commissioners hold regularly scheduled public meetings on the first Tuesday of each month in the North Building at EWEB, 500 E. Fourth Ave. See meeting agendas and supporting documents.

Get involved

Customer-owners and community members can communicate with EWEB's elected board in a variety of ways.

Opportunity for public comment is provided at each board meeting. See a schedule of upcoming board meetings to confirm meeting dates and the time specified for "public input."

During the public input period, citizens or customers are invited to address the board about any issue. Those wishing to speak are asked to fill out a sign-up card, which is available at the meeting. Speakers are heard in the order in which they sign up. Usually, three minutes is allowed for individual comments.

Eugene ward map

See the current City of Eugene ward map.

Meeting agendas and minutes

See the current Board meeting agenda, as well as an archive of minutes and agendas from the last several years.

EWEB Bylaws

Read the bylaws, established Feb. 12, 1979.

Board-adopted policies

Commissioners have adopted a number of policies related to the governance and operation of the utility.

Publications and reports

See recent utility reports including budgets, financial statements, capital improvement plans and more.

Legacy Statement

Commissioners have adopted a "Statement of Legacy," which outlines their vision for the utility.