Providing Services to Our
Customers Since 1981!
The District is governed by a five member Board of Directors. The current board members are listed below. All of the board members own homes in the Southwest Suburban Water & Sanitation District. The Board of Directors meets in the Governor's Ranch Clubhouse located at 9050 W. Prentice Avenue, Littleton, CO 80123.
Leo Johnson - Secretary/Treasurer
Leo Johnson has lived in Governor’s Ranch since 1980. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering. He retired from the US Air Force in 1980 and Lockheed Martin Aerospace in 1999. His two children and 8 Grandchildren live in the Denver area. He has served continuously on this Board of Directors since 1984 and has served as Secretary/Treasurer since 1988. His community activities include West Metro Fire and Rescue, Governor’s Ranch HOA and Foothills Park and Recreation Foundation. He is a Board member of the Colorado Special District Association (SDA) and is Vice Chairman of the SDA Property and Liability Insurance Pool. He also served as a past Chairman of the Colorado Fire and Police Pension Association (FPPA).
Chris Veesaert – Chairman
Mr. Chris Veesaert has served on the SWSDW&S District Board of Directors for 20 years and has been a member of the District since 1986. Mr. Veesaert is a civil engineer and retired after 30 years with the Bureau of Reclamation, a federal water resources agency. He has served in various capacities with the Governor’s Ranch HOA, including a term on the Board of Directors. Since retirement, he has participated in 2 extended disaster relief assignments with FEMA. Mr. Veesaert is married with 3 grown children, one of whom also lives in the District, and 5 grandchildren. In addition to enjoying time with his grandchildren, he is an avid cyclist, plays tennis, and is a bonsai enthusiast.
Mr. John LaBoon has served on the SWSDWSD Board of Directors for 15 years and has lived in the District since 1982. Mr. LaBoon is a civil engineer and retired after 35 years with the Bureau of Reclamation, a federal water resources agency. Since retirement, he has been staying busy on a part-time basis with the Bureau of Reclamation preparing design standards, coaching soccer, and riding his road bike. Mr. LaBoon is married with 2 grown children, one living in Seattle and the other living in the Chicago area.