Director Scalzitti was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Padre Dam Board from October 1993 to January 1995. He was elected to his first four-year term in November 2000 and was re-elected to serve his fifth consecutive term in November 2016. Scalzitti served as President in 2002, 2008 and 2016 and Vice President in 2007, 2014 and 2020. In 2018, in appreciation for his service on Padre Dam’s Board of Directors and his commitment and passion for Santee Lakes and the Santee Community, the Lake 1 gazebo was dedicated as the "Augie Scalzitti" Gazebo.
He has been a business owner for 40 years and involved in property management for over 20 years. Scalzitti has served on many Padre Dam committees as well as committees for outside organizations. He currently serves as the District’s representative and Chair on the San Diego Area Wastewater Management District and LAFCO’s Special District Advisory Committee.