General Manager

The Board of Directors appoints the General Manager to handle day-to-day operations. The General Manager is the employee of the Board and all staff ultimately reports to the General Manager.

Andrew Brunhart brings a wealth of relevant experience to the District. He is a retired Navy Captain with a distinguished 30-year career managing and operating public utilities and infrastructure as a Civil Engineer Corps officer with substantial experience in California. After concluding his naval career, he served as General Manager of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission in Laurel, Maryland, the nation's eighth largest combined water and wastewater agency serving 1.8 million citizens in two counties. He leaves the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Bureau of Engraving and Printing where he led the start-up of strategic management.

Brunhart holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (magna cum laude) from Marquette University, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (Power) from the University of Illinois, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration (Leadership) from Walden University. He is a graduate of the Advanced Executive Program at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and holds a Certificate in Financial Planning from Kaplan College. Brunhart is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC).