Divisions

GPID is divided into 5 divisions. Each director serves a 3-year term. Elections are by mail-in ballot and are held on the 2nd Tuesday in November.

Division #1: Ronald Willing, Rogue River, Oregon 
Occupation: Retired computer service and sales support in U.S. & Germany.  I also grow produce for the Food Bank. Finance Committee Chairperson to the Board.   Ronald was elected to the Board of Directors in November 2012 for a three year term. Current terms ends 12/31/2018.

Division Boundaries: All lands in Jackson County and lands lying east of the following line: Beginning at the West right of way line of the Grants Pass Parkway and the South bank of the Rogue River; thence South along said right of way line to the intersection of the West right of way line of Parkdale Drive; thence continue Southerly along said right of way line to the intersection of the West right of way line of Gaffney Way; thence continue South to the South right of way of Grandview Avenue; thence West along the Southerly right of way of Grandview Avenue to the intersection of the West right of way line of Sky Crest Drive; thence South along the said right of way line to the District boundary.

Division #2: New appointed by the Board Kenneth Hannum.  Current term ends 12/31/17.

Division Boundaries: From the Jackson County line West of 6th and Highway 238.

Division #3: Randy Hecker. 
Chairperson of the Board
Appointed in January 2014 for one year. Current term ends December 31, 2017.

Division Boundaries: Those lands located north of the Rogue River, from 6th Street west to the end of the system.

Division #4: Gary Buckmaster. Appointed to the Board in March 2013 finished out term for previous Board member and then Appointed in January 2014 for one year and then Elected January 2015.  His position on the Board is Vice Chairperson.  Current term ends December 31, 2017.

Division Boundaries:Those lands lying south of the Rogue River & north of Hwy. 199, from 6th Street west to the end of the system.

Division #5: Carl Hanhart, Grants Pass, Oregon
Occupation: Retired Mill Worker
on the Board of Directors.  Carol completed 2011 term for previous Board member then Elected to the Board of Directors in November 2012-2015.  Current term ends December 31, 2018.

Division Boundaries: All lands on the south side of the Rogue River, West of the following line: Beginning at the West right of way line of the Grants Pass Parkway and the South bank of the Rogue River; thence South along said right of way line to the intersection of the West right of way line of Parkdale Drive; thence continue Southerly along said right of way line to the intersection of the West right of way line of Gaffney Way; thence continue South to the South right of way of Grandview Avenue; thence West along the Southerly right of way of Grandview Avenue to the intersection of the West right of way line of Sky Crest Drive; thence South along the said right of way line to the District boundary.

Secretary/Manager: Don Miller, Grants Pass, Oregon. 
Don Miller is the current manager. Don was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2014 as Secretary of the Board of Directors and Manager of the District at the time of Dan Shepard’s retirement from the District in December 2013.    Currently, Don irrigates over 5 acres in the Redwood area.

Don has lived in the Grants Pass area most all of his life.  He attended school here and has worked in the area for several years.  As a young man, he worked for the District spraying the canals and cleaning them and then he continued on with his education.  He attended College in Klamath Falls. Oregon.

Don’s working background is extensive with Engineering credentials, surveying, mapping, as well as other useful experience to the District.