Did you Know?

The office is open Monday – Friday from 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. You can reach us by phone at (509) 586-6118.

Our Staff

Columbia Irrigation District has twelve full-time employees. An office staff of three and a field crew of nine. The field crew includes the foreman, four ditchriders, two utility employees, and two maintenance/operators.


  • District Manager: Clancy Flynn
  • Office Manager: Lila Freshment
  • Office Staff: Tana Wentz
  • Operations Foreman:  Pat Loftus
  • Ditrchriders:  Dean Torie, Paulino Nafarrate, Francisco Contreras and Miguel Contreras
  • Utility: Kevin Walters, Hector Mendoza
  • Operators/Maintenance:  Bob Ingraham, Curt Strifert



Tana Wentz, Administrative Assistant

Lila Freshment, Office Manager

Pat Loftus, Operations Lead