began her engineering career in Water Systems Operations in 1995 managing power contracts, performing technical studies and analyzing power transmission-related impacts to Met’s 300 miles of transmission lines. “I’m involved in all aspects of power generation, as well as contractual and marketing areas,” says
Her career at Met and 10 years at LADWP is matched only by her status as a world-class competitor in lifesaving competitions.
Ann began competing in 2002 when she was hired by the LA County Fire Dept. as an Ocean Lifeguard at 39 years old, the oldest woman to complete the lifeguard academy.
competed in the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships in Australia. With 7,000 participants from 45 nations,
received three gold medals and one silver medal for women in the 55-59 year old category. Three days of competitions were held in an Olympic-sized swimming pool and three days were ocean swimming events.
also received seven first place awards at the U.S. Lifeguard Association championships and has medaled in several previous world championships in Holland, France, Australia, Germany, Egypt and Italy. “You could say lifeguarding is in my blood,” says
, whose father and three siblings were all lifeguards during the summer months in Wisconsin.