In January, James M. Alderman was elected by his fellow Board Members to serve as the 2016 Board President. Supervisor Alderman was first appointed to the Board in February 2003 and has continually served since that time. He represents
, which is generally located south of Okeechobee Boulevard to north of the Boynton Beach/Delray Beach and from State Road 7 to the Florida Turnpike.
Recognizing that the District's community has transitioned from open agricultural lands to residential and commercial areas over the past 100 years, Supervisor Alderman's priority is maintaining and rehabilitating the District's canal system to provide effective flood control and water supply. He is focused on the removal of encroachments on the canal rights-of-way to ensure unobstructed water flow and emergency access which is vital to the health and safety of all District residents.
Supervisor Alderman is a graduate of the University of Florida and a self-employed farmer. As a fifth generation Floridian, he is actively involved in preserving and protecting Florida's critical natural resources.
The District is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors. Over the next several months, each Supervisor will be featured in our newsletter providing an opportunity for residents to get to know the LWDD Board.