Stephen J. Corona
EMWD Board Director, Division 2
Representing the City of Temecula, the southern and eastern portions of the City of Murrieta and Wine Country.
Steve Corona grew up in Cucamonga, CA and attended Alta Loma High School graduating in 1975. He then attended Pepperdine University graduating in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
After working for Wells Fargo Bank, Steve returned to the family farm in 1981. Steve is currently President of Corona Ranch, diversified farming operation in Temecula, CA growing grapefruit, avocados, onions, sod, and hay. The Corona family also operates the Big Horse Feed Store and puts on their famous Corn Maze that benefits local and military non-profit organizations.
In 2001 Steve was elected to the Board of the Rancho California Water District, a position he held for 16 years and was its President 3 times. Corona has also participated in other boards and committees including the Riverside County Farm Bureau, Riverside County General Plan Advisory Committee, Citrus, Vineyard SWAP Committee 1989, Elsinore, Murrieta, Anza Resource Conservation District, President –Temecula Valley National Little League. Steve also participated as a coach for Temecula Valley National Little League, Murrieta National Little League and Temecula Youth Basketball League.
His EMWD board term expires in January 2023.