Councilwoman Murray Appointed To Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board

Anaheim City Councilwoman Kris Murray has been appointed to the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board, Governor Jerry Brown’s office announced yesterday.

From the announcement press release:

Kristine Murray, 50, of Anaheim, has been appointed to the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board. Murray has been president and chief executive officer at KLM Strategies since 2018. She was senior vice president at Willdan Group Inc. from 2010 to 2018. Murray served as executive director of government affairs at the Orange County Transportation Authority from 2008 to 2010, where she was manager of government relations from 2004 to 2006. She was vice president of government affairs at the Orange County Business Council from 2006 to 2008, director of government relations at the San Bernardino Association of Governments from 2002 to 2004 and director of communications at Polar Air Cargo from 2000 to 2002. She was West Coast government affairs director at the Air Transportation Association from 1998 to 2000, director of government affairs at the City of Long Beach from 1996 to 1998 and a legislative assistant in the Office of U.S. Congressman Stephen Horn from 1992 to 1996. Murray has been a member of the Anaheim City Council since 2010. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $250 per diem. Murray is a Republican.

“I am incredibly honored to be appointed to serve as a member of the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board,” said Murray. “I look forward to serving our state and region.”

Murray will finish her second term on the Anaheim City Council on December 4. She, along with outgoing Councilman James Vanderbilt, are the last Anaheim councilmembers elected on an at-large basis.

Murray has announced her intention to run in the 3rd Supervisor District special election, which will likely be held in March 2019.


  1. Congratulatulations Kris. Well deserved, great choice for ratepayers and citizens.alike.

  2. Not a good appointment, Jerry.

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