Enrique C. Zaldivar P.E.
Chief Executive Officer
- California, Registered Professional Civil Engineer
Prior to joining the Baldwin Park City Team, Enrique was the Director and General Manager of the LA Sanitation and Environment (LASAN) Agency of the City of Los Angeles. At over 3500 employees and a budget of over $1.2 Billion, LASAN is one of the largest departments in the City. Enrique was LASAN’s General Manager for nearly fourteen years, until his retirement in June 2021. Enrique was originally appointed to LASAN by Mayor Antonio Villarraigosa and reappointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti. Under Enrique’s executive leadership, LASAN successfully launched the City’s 2035 Recycled Water Program where one-hundred percent of the City’s wastewater will be recycled for beneficial use in local water supplies; LASAN achieved one of the highest resource recovery rates in the nation with over 75% of the City’s solid waste being recycled; Unprecedented investments were made in Watershed Protection infrastructure, biodiversity, environmental justice, and brownfields remediation. Launched the CARE (Comprehensive Cleaning and Rapid Engagement) and Livability Services Program that provides services of basic quality of life nature to housed and unhoused residents.
Enrique is a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona in Civil and Environmental Engineering, where he also did some graduate studies. He did one year of undergraduate work at UCLA and considers himself part Bruin. Enrique and his wife Brenda have three kids Carina, Alonzo, and Enrique Jr.