The Imperial Irrigation District recognized long-time IID employee Gloria A. Rivera.

Rivera was inducted into the IID's Gallery of Distinguished Employees. She is the first woman to be recognized to the highest level of employee recognition. Rivera retired in April of 2019 after 47 years with the district. Over those years she served with nine General Managers and over 30 directors. She serves Secretary to the Board of Directors and as Executive Assistant to the General Manager. IID Board President Alex Cardenas said, " We are pleased tome this very special induction of Mrs. Rivera into the IID's group of distinguished employees. Her selection is very well deserved as she has left a legacy that continues to serve the district well to this day".