12/19/2001 New LADWP General Manager Selected
Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn selected--and the Los Angeles City Council and the Board of Water and Power Commissioners approved--David Wiggs to lead the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Wiggs has served as an interim general manager since May. Previous chief David Freeman left the position to work for Governor Gray Davis as an energy advisor.

Before joining the Department of Water and Power, Wiggs served as chief energy advisor to state Assembly Speaker Bob Hertzberg (Democrat - Sherman Oaks).

For more information, please see the following articles in the Los Angeles Times Archives at /

"Hahn Picks David Wiggs to Run DWP" Dec. 15 2001 p. B6
"Interim Chief Wiggs to Become Head of DWP" Dec. 19 2001 p. B4
"DWP Chief to Receive $326,000 in Pay, Stipend" by Patrick McGreevy, Jan. 17 2002

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