Multifamily property developer and owner Peter A. Beard was seated today as the city of Fullerton’s representative on the Metropolitan Water District’s Board of Directors.
Beard succeeds Jennifer Fitzgerald as Fullerton’s representative on the 37-member Metropolitan board. Fitzgerald served on the board since February. Beard was named to the board’s Engineering and Operations Committee, the Agriculture and Business Outreach Committee, and Special Committee on Bay-Delta.
Beard has been involved in multifamily property development and management for about 40 years. In 2007, he branched out as a consultant and project manager for major water distribution projects in Orange and Los Angeles counties.
Active in community affairs for more than 20 years, Beard has chaired Fullerton’s Infrastructure Committee and Design Review Committee and has served on the city’s Energy Resource and Management Committee. He is finance chair for Saint Angela Merici Catholic Church in Brea and is a member of the Fullerton Elk’s Lodge.
A Fullerton native, Beard and his wife, Marie, have four children.