Board of Directors

Westland Irrigation District is divided into five divisions, with one director elected to the board from each division. Directors serve three-year terms, with at least one director up for election each November. A director must be a resident of Oregon, 18 years of age or older, who is an owner or a vendee under a contract of purchase of land situated within their division and subject to the charges or assessments of the district.

Meet Our Board Members

Bob Levy
Bob LevyChair
Bob Levy moved to the irrigated farming area of western Umatilla County in 1973. Prior to starting L&L Farms in 1976, he was employed by Lamb Weston and Eastern Oregon Farming Company. He farms in both the Stanfield Irrigation and Westland Irrigation Districts. He has been on the district board since 1998, replacing Jeff Spike.
Jack Bellinger
Jack BellingerVice Chair
Jack Bellinger, currently operating Bellinger Farms, grew up in Hermiston working in his father’s watermelon fields. Bellinger Farms began growing watermelons in 1941. In 70 years, the small family farm has grown into over 900 acres with 350 acres of row crops, including Hermiston Watermelons. In 1999, Jack and his wife Donna purchased and renovated the Tom Able Fruit Stand into Bellinger Produce & Gourmet, which now includes The Gathering Place restaurant. Jack has been involved with the Westland Irrigation District as a board member since 2001.
Justin Terry
Justin TerryBoard Member
Justin Terry has been on the board of the Westland Irrigation District since 2005. He grew up in Hermiston, and graduated with an agriculture economics degree from University of Idaho in 2005. Since then, he has spent time working in a variety of agriculture markets across the Northwest.
Jordan Bennett
Jordan BennettBoard Member
Jordan Bennett was born and raised in the Hermiston area, and currently lives in Echo with his wife and two children. He grows row crops in the Hermiston/Echo/Boardman area. Jordan was elected to the Westland Irrigation District Board of Directors in 2016 and sworn in on January 31, 2017.