John H. Weed
Alternate Director, representing Alameda County Water District (Class 2)
John H. Weed was appointed in 2004 by the Alameda County Water District to the Board of
Directors of the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency. The district supplies water to
over 83,000 customers in the cities of Fremont, Newark and Union City.
Mr. Weed has served as a director for the Alameda County Water District since 1995. He has
served as a Council member representing Region 5 of the Association of California Water
Agencies since 1998. He is a director of the Association of California Water Agencies Joint Power
Insurance Authority. Mr. Weed also served as Commissioner of the Utility Services Agency of the
Association of California Water Agencies. From1977 to 2010, he served as an elected member of
the Board of Trustees of the Ohlone Community College District.
Mr. Weed is an attorney at law with a practice in Fremont, and President/Secretary of Niles
Properties, Inc. which develops and manages mixed-use properties in the Niles Historic District of
Fremont, CA. He was formerly the Special Assistant to the Division Manager, Ordnance
Engineering Division, FMC Corporation in San Jose. He was a Graduate Research Associate in
the Department of Agricultural Economics of the University of Arizona in Tucson. Mr. Weed was
also an Engineer-Technician in the Planning Division of the Santa Clara County Flood Control
and Water Conservation District, predecessor of Santa Clara Valley Water District.
In 2000, Mr. Weed retired with the rank of Colonel, Civil Engineer Officer, United States Air
Force Reserve. From 1969 to 1972, Mr. Weed served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force as an
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer and Munitions Maintenance Officer.
His civic activities have included serving as a member of the Heritage Task Force, State of
California; chair of the Historical Architectural Review Board, City of Fremont; member of the
Regulatory Reform Committee, City of Fremont; chair of the Alameda County-City of Fremont
Library Study Committee; and as president of the Washington Township Historical Society.
He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Santa Clara. Weed earned a M.B.A. degree
in Finance from Eastern New Mexico University, and a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the
University of Santa Clara. He was a graduate student in the Department of Water Resources
Administration at the University of Arizona. He is a member of the State Bar of California.