Article 5. Officers of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 5.

The officers of the district shall consist of the members of the board of directors; a president and a vice president of the board, each of whom shall be a member of the board; a secretary, a general manager, a general counsel, a treasurer, an auditor, and such other or subordinate officers, assistants, and deputies as the board may deem necessary and provide for by ordinance or resolution.
The secretary, general manager, general counsel, treasurer, and auditor shall be full-time officers and shall be appointed by and may be removed by the affirmative votes of a majority of the members of the board. All other officers and employees shall be appointed by the general manager and shall serve at his pleasure, subject to the provisions of this part relating to personnel.
The compensation of all district officers and employees, except as otherwise provided in this part, shall be fixed by ordinance or resolution of the directors.
The general counsel shall be a person admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of California and shall have been actively engaged in the practice of law for not less than seven (7) years next preceding his appointment. The person appointed auditor shall have been actively engaged in the practice of accounting for not less than seven (7) years next preceding his appointment.
The oath of office of all officers appointed by the board of directors or by the general manager of the district shall be taken, subscribed, and filed with the secretary of the district at any time after the officer has notice of his appointment but not later than fifteen (15) days after the commencement of his term of office. No other filing is required.
The board may require officers, assistants, deputies and employees to give bonds and may fix the amount thereof.
Article 4 (commencing with Section 1090), Chapter 1, Division 4, Title 1, of the Government Code shall apply to all officers and contracts of the district.
The treasurer shall be the custodian of the funds of the district and shall make payments only upon warrants duly and regularly signed by the president or vice president of the board, or other person authorized by the board so to do, and by the secretary or general manager. He shall keep an account of all receipts and disbursements.
The district may designate the treasurer and the auditor of the County of Los Angeles as treasurer and auditor of the district and the treasury of that county may be designated the depositary for district funds for such time as the board may determine.