Irrigation Association appoints four new board members

These individuals started their three-year terms Dec. 11.

January 11, 2021

FAIRFAX, Va. – The Irrigation Association recently appointed four new members to the IA Board of Directors.

  • John McPhee, general manager of irrigation and lighting for The Toro Company (Riverside, CA)
  • Katie Powell, president of Munro Companies (Grand Junction, CO)
  • Michael Roberts, PhD, director for Rain Bird Corporation (Tucson, AZ)
  • Ted Santiesteban, director of operations for Irrigation Components International Inc. (Daphne, AL)

These individuals started their three-year terms Dec. 11 and joined the 11 other members who are continuing their terms from previous years. The IA Board is made up of 15 people.

“These four individuals bring a diverse and broad base of industry experience and expertise to the IA board,” said IA CEO Deborah Hamlin. “As the IA continues to work to support its members during this unique time, we appreciate the efforts that these new and current directors devote to the association and its goals to advance the industry and promote efficient irrigation.”