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San Marcos business leader appointed to IA Board of Directors

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA (July 10, 2023) — The Irrigation Association is pleased to announce that Todd Polderman, vice president of marketing for landscape irrigation and outdoor lighting at Hunter Industries, has been appointed to the IA Board of Directors.

Polderman started his career in the irrigation industry 18 years ago at Hunter Industries. Since then, he has filled various leadership roles in product management, sales and marketing strategy. His current responsibilities include the management of all marketing activities, new product development and technical support for Hunter’s residential and commercial irrigation and lighting businesses.

Polderman’s involvement with the Irrigation Association includes previously serving on the Irrigation Foundation Board and the Irrigation E3 Committee. He has also served on the Awards and Honors Committee for the past three years. Polderman is committed to giving back to his community and has participated in several Renewal and Remembrance workdays at Arlington National Cemetery with the National Association of Landscape Professionals. He has also participated in numerous activities through the Hunter Helping Others volunteer group.

“I am inspired by the direction the Irrigation Association is now taking and the momentum and redefining work that is underway,” Polderman said. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to contribute to the association’s future success in any way I can.”

Polderman joins 14 other members who serve on the IA Board.

The IA Board of Directors establishes the association’s strategic direction, policies and programs. The board monitors current and evolving industry trends, determines strategic priorities, defines public policy positions and acts as a steward of the IA’s financial resources. Directors are elected by members of the association and represent the diversity of member types and market segments.

For more information about the IA Board of Directors and to learn how to nominate a leader, visit the IA website at