The Kissimmee Utility Authority’s board of directors sets policy direction for the utility. Specifically, the board approves the annual budget, sets rates and approves major purchases.
The board also selects a general manager who is responsible for day-to-day operations of the utility. The board holds regular business meetings on the first Wednesday of each month at 3:30 pm. Workshop meetings, generally devoted to a single subject, are held on an as-needed basis. In addition, board members represent the utility in various local, regional and national organizations.
(Left to Right) Jim Swan, Mayor of Kissimmee; Jeanne Van Meter, Vice Chairman; Jim Welsh, President and General Manager; Reginald Hardee, Chairman; Kathleen Thacker, Assistant Secretary; Dr. George Gant, Secretary; Ethel Urbina, Director; Grant Lacerte, Vice President and General Counsel.