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Slaton Elected SMUD Board Vice President
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Director Bill Slaton was elected vice president of the SMUD Board of Directors. His term as vice president will run from January 2012 through December 2012. Slaton was first elected to the SMUD Board of Directors in November 2002 and represents the customers of Ward 7, which includes North Highlands, Carmichael, Antelope and Foothill Farms.
He served as Board President in 2005.
A Sacramento-area resident since 1974, Slaton is active in community and religious affairs throughout the region. Slaton is a former chairman of the board of KVIE-Channel 6, Sacramento's public television station. He is the current Audit Chair for the station. Slaton is a former member of Point West Rotary and the WEAVE Business Advisory Council. Slaton served three terms as president of the Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region and is a co-founder of the Jewish Community Foundation of the West.
Slaton graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor's degree in business administration. He retired in 2002 after a 33-year career in technology and finance. From 1997 until 2007 he served on the boards of directors of Sacramento Commercial Bank and Placer Sierra Bancshares, a statewide bank holding company.
Director Nancy Bui-Thompson was elected president. Bui-Thompson was elected to the SMUD Board of Directors in 2008.