Dick Runge 01.14.13
In November 2014, Board seats currently held by incumbents Bob Moore and Richard Runge
will be up for election and in November 2016, Board seats currently held by incumbents Wayne Rayfield, Dick Dietmeier and Rick Erkeneff will be up for election.
Director Richard Runge
has lived in Dana Point since 1970 and had a distinguished career as a licensed professional civil engineer for the County
He has served 27 years on local water and sewer boards.
Runge was elected to the South Coast Water District board in 2000 and served as board president three times.
current term ends in 2014.
The first elected position that Runge held was director on the Dana Point Sanitary District board in 1981.
served there for 18 consecutive years, including terms as board president.
In 1999, when the Dana Point Sanitary District and Capistrano Beach Water District merged into South Coast Water District, the Local Agency Formation Commission appointed Runge president of the interim board.
Runge worked 36 years as a civil engineer for the County of Orange on large-scale flood control projects and water and sewer facilities.
The Army Corps of Engineers recognized him for his
work on the $1.4 billion Santa Ana River Flood Control Project.
Runge holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering from California State University, Long Beach.
wife live near Dana Hills High School
, which his
three daughters attended.
has six grandchildren.