Mr. Vic Moreno joined the Merced Irrigation District as its Director of Administrative Services in January of 2017. Mr. Moreno brought with him more than three decades of experience in human resources, management, risk management and general administration. As MID’s Director of Administrative Services, Mr. Moreno oversees the District’s Human Resources, Risk Management and Information Technology functions.
Mr. Moreno has an extensive background in investigations, risk management, safety and human resources. Prior to his employment with MID, he worked for Foster Farms for 32 years serving over a decade in a Labor Relations Manager role with oversight of 3000 employees at three plants. Prior to that, Mr. Moreno also served as the Corporate Safety Manager in the Risk Management department serving over 13,000 employees for over a decade.
In his role as MID’s Director of Administrative Services, Mr. Moreno reports directly to the General Manager and is tasked with planning, directing and coordinating all MID Human Resource and Risk Management activities. He is additionally tasked with implementing the goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities of MID’s Administrative Services Department. This includes overseeing Risk Management, Information Technology and Safety programs and activities. Other duties include maintaining and developing MID employment policies and procedures, maintaining employee benefit programs and ensuring consistent and accurate reporting and compliance with federal and state regulations and standards.
Further, Mr. Moreno monitors and administers the District’s property, liability and Workers Compensation insurance programs. Additionally, he provides counseling to MID managers, supervisors and employees on the District’s personnel policies and best practices.
Mr. Moreno holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from California State University, Stanislaus, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College of California and a Workplace Health and Safety Manager Certificate from UC Davis. Mr. Moreno also maintains a certificate from the Human Resources Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.
A lifelong Valley resident, Mr. Moreno was raised in Merced and currently resides with his wife, two sons and one daughter in Turlock, CA. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, being involved in his children’s activities, watching various sports, hiking, off roading and restoration of muscle cars.