Compton City Councilman Isadore Hall appointed to Metropolitan Board of Directors

Isadore Hall III, Compton city councilman and businessman, was seated recently as the city's representative on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2004 -- Isadore Hall III, Compton city councilman and businessman, was seated recently as the city's representative on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

Metropolitan, a public agency, is the region's largest water importer and wholesaler, supplementing local water with supplies imported from the Colorado River and northern California. Metropolitan's board includes 37 directors representing 26 cities and water agencies; monthly meetings are held at Metropolitan's Los Angeles headquarters.

Compton was one of Metropolitan's founding member agencies in 1928; the agency is currently celebrating its 75th anniversary.

Hall replaces Kenneth M. Orduna, who has served on the Metropolitan board since April 2003. At 32, Hall is the youngest member of the current board.

A real estate entrepreneur, Hall was elected to the Compton City Council in April 2003. He previously served as a member of the Compton Unified School District board of trustees, including two terms as board president.

Hall has served as director of the Lynwood Employment and Economic Development Center and as senior analyst of classified personnel for the Lynwood Unified School District. Hall is a member of the ministerial team at Double Rock Missionary Baptist Church of Compton.


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