Board of Directors

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.

KUA Board of Directors 2017

(Left to Right) Kathleen Thacker, secretary; Grant Lacerte, vice president and general counsel; Reginald Hardee, chairman; Jeanne Van Meter, vice chairman; Jim Welsh, president and general manager; Jim Swan, mayor of Kissimmee; Ethel Urbina, assistant secretary; Manuel Ortega, director.


Board Member Biographical Information

Jeanne Van Meter

Jeanne Van Meter

Vice Chairman

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Ethel Urbina

Ethel Urbina

Assistant Secretary

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