Board President, Chair of External and Legislative Affairs Committee; Finance and Administration Committee
Frank Ury was appointed to the Santa Margarita Water District Board in 2019. Mr. Ury is an Orange County leader in both governance and technology operations, sales and business development with a background in setting infrastructure, and IT operations strategies and roadmaps. His technology career includes senior technology positions in many major companies, including DXC Technology, HP Enterprise Services, Intel Corporation and Black and Decker. Having served for 12 years as a Councilmember and Mayor of the City of Mission Viejo, he was influential in assisting the District with the development and financing of the Lake Mission Viejo Advanced Water Treatment Plant.
Mr. Ury’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Notre Dame, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from USC, and his Master of Business Administration degree from UC Irvine.
In addition to Mr. Ury’s council position, he served on the Board for the Orange County Transportation Authority, and currently serves on the Big Data-Open Data Committee for the Southern California Association of Governments, and on several regional cybersecurity advisory boards.