Grace R. Chan has been a fixture at the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles for nearly three decades.
As the chief engineer and general manager, she is responsible for all the day-to-day activities and operations of the district’s programs and departments, including engineering design and construction management, financial management and accounting.
The 53-year-old Glendora resident became assistant chief engineer and assistant general manager in 2008.
She also served as the assistant department head and the head of the Solid Waste Management Department.
Chan, who has a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, has two children and two grandchildren. She was first hired at the Sanitation Districts in 1983.
“In my 28 years at the Sanitation Districts, I have always felt proud and fortunate to work for an agency that has a long history of innovative yet cost-effective public service,” she said.