Modesto Irrigation District (MID) has appointed Jimi Netniss as the District’s next General Manager.
Netniss joined MID in 2001 as a Programmer in the Information Technology Department. He was promoted to Budget and Rates Administrator in the Finance Division in 2006, advanced to serve as Risk and Pricing Administrator and was later promoted to Assistant General Manager of Finance in March 2022.
“Jimi’s knowledge of MID’s operations and strong commitment to truly understanding our customers’ needs will help us successfully continue to provide the highest level of service to our community,” said MID Board President Larry Byrd. “His demonstrated leadership and strategic vision will be an asset as the District navigates any challenges and capitalizes on opportunities ahead.”
“I’m humbled and honored by the confidence the Board has in me. I look forward to continuing MID’s legacy and I’m excited to lead our talented and great employees,” said Netniss.
Netniss received a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems and a master’s in business administration with a concentration in finance from California State University, Stanislaus.