Managing Director – WateReuse California

Client: WateReuse California
(Sacramento, California)
Position: Managing Director
Closing Date: Apply Immediately

Additional Information: 


The Board of Trustees for WateReuse California (WRCA) is seeking highly qualified and accomplished professionals for consideration as their next Managing Director. WateReuse California is a section of the WateReuse Association, the only trade association focusing solely on advancing laws, policy, and funding to increase water reuse. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced executive with strong leadership skills to expand the use of recycled water, to better serve the California section membership, and to grow the state section by increasing the value of membership. The Managing Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of WRCA under the direction of the Board of Trustees.

Requires a bachelor’s degree and at least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in managerial, legislative, and/or administrative functions. An advanced degree would be seen as an added benefit. Top candidates will have experience working with and/or advocating before elected and appointed government officials representing a government agency, professional organization, business, or other entity; experience within the water recycling, water utility or wastewater industry, and in association management is desired. All highly qualified candidates will be given full consideration.

Residence in the Sacramento area is not required, but the Managing Director is required to interact frequently with legislative committees and regulatory agencies at the state capital.

The Managing Director is appointed as an employee of the national WateReuse Association, reporting to the WRCA Board of Trustees through a memorandum of understanding between WRCA and the national WateReuse Association. The national WateReuse Association offers a competitive executive salary and benefits program (includes 401k Retirement Plan) set within the WRCA budget and commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. Alternative types of appointment may be considered by the WRCA Board of Trustees, including appointment as an at-will contractual professional services consultant.

This position will be considered “open” until a final selection is made. Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, listing of notable accomplishments/achievements to Confidential inquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Ralph Andersen & Associates’ Search Team (Ms. Heather Renschler, Project Director, Mr. John Rossi, Co-Project Director, and Mr. John Slaughter, Co-Project Director) at (916) 630-4900.