Mr. John Grant
has been with the Colorado River Municipal Water District since June of
1995. Prior to being named General Manager he spent his entire professional
career with Freese and Nichols, Inc. Mr. Grant is Chair of the Region F
Regional Water Planning Group and has been since its inception in 1998.
He is a member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Texas
Water Conservation Association (TWCA). Mr. Grant currently serves as Chair
of the Regional Water District and River Authorities Committee and is a Past
Chair of the River Authorities Panel. He is also on the Board of Directors
of the TWCA Risk Management Fund. Mr. Grant attended Tarrant County Junior
College and the University of Texas at Arlington.
GENERAL MANAGER - ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
joined the District in September 2011, bringing a diverse 26-year background
of public and private sector experience in the Fort Worth area. At DFW
Airport, he developed municipal capital and operating budgets, construction
programs, and asset management programs that addressed infrastructure
renewal needs at 5- and 10-year outlooks. He managed all phases of capital
projects, and later managed the engineering department over design and
construction. He received bachelor degrees from Texas Tech University in
Civil Engineering and Architecture in 1985, and a Masters in Business
Administration from the University of North Texas in 1993.
MANAGER - OPERATIONS
Mr. Cole D. Walker, P.E.
began working for the District in December 2006, as the Engineering Services
Coordinator. He later advanced to Operations Manager overseeing the
Operations and Maintenance areas for the District. In October 2012, he
was promoted to Assistant General Manager - Operations. Prior to
working at the District, Mr. Walker worked for the City of San Angelo and
served as a Design Engineer for the City of Midland. He received his
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University in 1999,
and went on to receive his Masters in Business Administration from UTPB in
MANAGER, ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Ms. Virginia L. Taylor, CPA
joined the District in March 2009 as the Manager of Administrative Services.
She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the
University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Ms. Taylor is a Texas State Board
Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Texas Society of Certified
Public Accountants and the Region IV Government Finance Officers Association
ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF AND CONTACTS:
Rubio, Administrative Assistant