Agency Staff

Marina West is the general manager of Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency. Marina’s public sector career spans nearly four decades, with many of those years spent working in water system operations and management. She is a professional geologist and certified in water distribution (D5) and water treatment (T2).

Marina was sworn-in as the Mojave Water Agency Division II Director on December 8, 2022 for her first four-year term. Marina’s leadership in the greater Mojave region affirmed the value of expanding alliances with water systems serving disadvantaged communities around the state. Marina also serves as chair of the California Water Systems Alliance Policy Committee, an initiative to provide a voice in Sacramento for water systems serving disadvantaged communities that are reliably and affordably providing water to low income and income limited residents such as seniors.

Marina earned a bachelor’s of science in geological sciences from California Polytechnic University, Pomona and a master’s of science in public administration from California State University, San Bernardino.

During her free time, Marina participates in South Coast Geological Society activities, is active in her church, and spends time with her grandsons, daughter and son-in-law in Missouri, and her son who lives in Orange County.

Salary Disclosure Report

Anti-Harassment Certificate

Ethics Certificate (AB 1234)

Marina West Form 700 – 2024 Filing for 2023 BDVWA

Marina West Form 700 – 2024 Filing for 2023 – CA Assoc. Mutual Water Companies – Joint Powers Risk & Insurance Management Authority (JPRIMA)

Marina West Form 700 – 2023 Filing for 2022 – Mojave Water Agency Board of Directors’ Division II

Marina D. West, PG
General Manager 

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