Representing the City of San Buenaventura on the Mound Basin GSA Board of Directors, Susan Rungren was recently named as Water General Manager for the City’s water and wastewater utility, Ventura Water. Rungren fills a key management position that supports the City Council’s priority of maintaining a sustainable environment by diversifying and protecting Ventura’s local water resources.
In her new role as General Manager, Mrs. Rungren will shepherd key future water supply projects such as the State Water Interconnection Project and the VenturaWaterPure project that will maximize the reuse of recycled water. She works closely with Ventura Water, the Public Works Department, as well as stakeholders and community organizations to meet long term water supply demands.
Mrs. Rungren began her career with the City of Ventura in 1999 as the Utilities Engineer for the City’s Water and Wastewater Divisions and served as the Water Resource Manager for seven years prior to being selected as Assistant General Manager in May 2018. She is a licensed Professional Engineer with professional affiliations including the Association of California Water Agencies of Ventura County and the Association of California Water Agencies. Mrs. Rungren has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Oregon State University.