Ron Thompson is the General Manager of the Washington County Water Conservancy District. Mr. Thompson is a member of the Utah State Bar. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1971 with a degree in accounting and received his law degree from the University of Utah in 1974. Mr. Thompson served as Washington County attorney from 1973-1978. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Statewide Association of Prosecutors, the Utah Association of Counties, and the Utah Association of Special Districts. Mr. Thompson is a past President of the Utah Water Users Association and a member of its Board of Directors. He is Chair of the Resolutions Committee for the National Water Resources Association and serves on their Board of Directors. He is also the Vice Chair of the Municipal Caucus of that organization. He is a past president of the Colorado River Water Users and presently on the Board of Directors. Mr. Thompson serves on the Utah Water Development Coalition, as Vice Chair of the Utah Water Finance Agency and also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the St. George Washington Canal Company, the St. George Valley Irrigation Company and the St. George Clara Field Canal Company. Ron Thompson is married to the former Dorothy Rice. They are the parents of four children and 13 grandchildren.