Debby Cherney is Assistant General Manager, Finance and Administration, for the Orange County Eastern Municipal Water District. She is a member of the senior executive team, with functional and strategic oversight of finance, information systems, customer service and meters, and purchasing and contracts Before that, she was Executive Director of Finance for the Irvine Ranch Water District.


Cherney has spoken at several GFOA conferences and contributed to GFOA publications. She is a member of the GFOA’s Committee on Retirement and Benefits Administration.