Gary Thomas was elected to the AWA board in 2008. He represents Ione, Carbondale, Lake Camanche and Amador City. Mr. Thomas served two terms as an Ione City Councilman, served on Ione’s Planning Commission and Parks and Recreation Committee, and on the Amador County Transportation Commission. He chairs AWA’s Personnel Committee, and represents AWA on the Calaveras Amador Mokelumne River Authority, the Integrated Regional Water Management Plan and the Dry Creek Watershed Group.
Gary resides in Ione, where he has been active for many years in community service and youth coaching. Gary works at Mule Creek State Prison as an electrician and enjoys antiques, camping, and working on old cars. His AWA board term expires in December, 2020.