Scott Houston

West Basin Municipal Water District Board, Division 4

Scott brings an LGBTQ voice to the water industry in California!


Scott Houston is an elected member of the Board of Directors of West Basin Municipal Water District representing Division 4 that includes the cities of Culver City, El Segundo, Malibu and West Hollywood, and the unincorporated Los Angeles County areas of Del Aire, Marina del Rey, North Ladera Heights, Topanga, View Park, Windsor Hills, Wiseburn and a portion of Lennox. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Southern California Water Coalition and previously on the Consumer Affairs Advisory Commission of the County of Los Angeles.

As a policymaker, Director Houston has spoken at numerous conferences, both international and domestic, about the challenges facing our global water supplies and future water security in the midst of climate change. He has authored multiple published articles on topics that include leadership in California water governance; water safety in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic; and the increased public acceptance of recycled water to meet our region’s supply needs.

Director Houston’s professional background includes management experience in communications and manufacturing. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Michigan Technological University and studied broadcast journalism at UCLA.

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