WateReuse California Appoints Brenley McKenna as Their New Managing Director

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Brenley McKenna, new Managing Director

Last week, the WateReuse California Board of Trustees selected Brenley McKenna as its new Managing Director.

McKenna currently serves as the Chief of Subscriber Services for The Water Research Foundation (WRF).  Prior to joining WRF in 2017, McKenna served as Program Manager with Denver Water; as Reclaimed Water System Coordinator with the City of Westminster, CO; and as an Environmental Specialist with Arcadis.

McKenna also served as President for WateReuse Colorado from 2015 – 2017. McKenna holds a Master of Science in Environmental Science and Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, and a Bachelor of Science from University of California, Davis.

WRCA Regulatory Affairs Director, Rosario Cortés, will continue in her role as interim Managing Director until McKenna steps into the new role on April 1, 2024. McKenna replaces Jennifer West who served as WRCA Managing Director until December 31, 2023.

Brenley is a graduate of UC Davis with a degree in Environmental and Resource Science.