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Passport Jane Photo BlueJane Nye, a 30-year resident of Oak Park, has been appointed as a Director of the Triunfo Water & Sanitation District, filling the vacancy that was created by Susan Pan's resignation on Dec. 17. Nye took the oath of office at a special meeting of the TWSD Board on Tues., Feb. 11. She was one of three applicants interviewed by the Board for the open position

Directors Janna Orkney, Leon Shapiro, Raymond Tjulander, and Chairman James Wall participated in the interview and appointment process. TWSD Board members are elected at large and serve staggered four-year terms - Nye will serve out Pan's term through Dec. 2020.

Nye is a software business operation manager with Keysight Technologies. She attended Boston University and holds an MBA from California Lutheran University. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council.

Commenting on her appointment to the TWSD Board, Nye said, "I believe we need a full partnership, a vision, to improve our community. I am committed to taking action and providing a better quality of life for our community by ensuring a clean supply of drinking water and sanitation services."

Nye continued, "We are ambassadors. We are the public's representatives to help oversee the water system, and we are also the system's representatives to tell Triunfo Water & Sanitation District's story to the media and the public."