Since 1992, Jo MacKenzie has served on the Vista Irrigation District. She has previously served as a San Marcos Planning Commissioner, San Marcos Traffic Commissioner, and Chair of the San Marcos Budget Review Committee.

Jo represent VID to the California Special Districts Association (CSDA). She served as its President in 2011, Vice-President in 2010, and Treasurer from 2008-2009. She also served on numerous CSDA committees.

Jo has been awarded many recognition’s for her many years of service and expertise. In 2011 she was the Special District Offical of the Year by PublicCEO in 2011, and the CSDA Legislative Advocate of the Year in 2010. She is a graduate of the CSDA Leadership Academy and California State University San Marcos Leadership 2000.