CVRCD is an independent, special district of local government that operates through the mandate of Division 9 of the California Resources Code. The District is governed by a 5-member Board of Directors and are appointed by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. The District is an independent. local agency and not governed, administered or managed by county government. The CVRCD Board of Directors represent the local community and is responsible to assess local conservation issues and to develop programs to address those issues.