DJ has worked for Rivergrove since 1996 and became the District Manager in 1998. She has many jobs in her position from checking meter reads on up to developing the District Budget, managing the District employees, and working directly with the District Board of Commissioners. Under her management she has brought us into the 21st century with telemetry tracking our pumps and wells, our billing changed from post cards to envelopes, water testing compliance with addition of chlorination, and developing the District website along with writing each year's Consumer Confidence Reports. In 2011 she received Oawu's award of Manager of the Year. In 2011 and 2013 she also was instrumental in the District receiving Excellence in Communication Awards from the Pacific Section of the American Water Works Association. She is the Captain of the District's Top Operator's Team which competes in the Subsection, Section and National level of the American Water Works Association.
DJ is Chair of the State of Oregon Drinking Water Advisory Committee and also a State Board member of the Oregon Backflow Protection Association. She is also a graduate of the Clackamas Community Water Quality Program and a Bachelor of Science Cum Laude in Environmental Management from Concordia University. She is a State of Oregon Certified Water Distribution and Treatment 2 Operator and also a Cross Connection Specialist and Tester.