Cynthia M. Ruiz

As a life long resident of Los Angeles and the first Native American to serve on the Board I am committed to always acting with integrity to serve our customers and stakeholders. It is with great pride I work towards the mission of the organization of providing safe, reliable and cost-effective water and power in a customer-focused and environmentally responsible manner.

Vice President
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Audit Standing Committee
Owens Valley Tribal Engagement Standing Committee
Personnel Relations Standing Committee
Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on DWP and Public Works Project Alignment
Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Workforce and Employee Development


News & Remarks 

Recent remarks and press statements by Board Vice President Ruiz. Click here to read all remarks given by Board Members.

Rebate Increase Gives LADWP Customers $5 per Square Foot to Replace Lawns with Sustainable Landscaping

"LADWP’s increased $5 per square foot turf replacement rebate is one more example of how we are doing our part to help our customers do theirs during this drought, to make it easier for our customers to take that next step in their conservation efforts."

November 3, 2022
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Cynthia Ruiz Confirmed as Newest Member of LA Board of Water and Power Commissioners

"As a lifelong Angeleno, it is an honor to continue my service to the City of Los Angeles by joining the all-female Board, as LADWP continues to grow a sustainable future for the nation’s largest municipal utility."

July 12, 2022
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Commissioner Cynthia M. Ruiz in Action