Megan Brousseau Program Director 951-530-8823 |
Inland Empire Waterkeeper
Riverside, Calif., — Inland Empire Waterkeeper (Waterkeeper) begins a new phase of growth with the appointment of Megan Brousseau as Program Director. Waterkeeper’s mission of advocacy, education, research, restoration and enforcement is continued under the leadership of Mrs. Brousseau effective November 1, 2012.
Mrs. Brousseau brings to the position at Waterkeeper over ten years of experience in environmental education programming, natural resource preservation and partnership building. In addition to a lifetime of community service in the Inland Empire. Her most recent contributions in the field of environmental stewardship comes from her role as managing director of Inland Empire Kids Outdoors, Southern California’s largest family nature club, where she is also a founding member. In her new role at Waterkeeper, Megan has immediately set forth on a path to grow the organization’s visibility in the community, build and maintain partnerships, fundraise, and further expand the River KATS education program.
“We look forward to the progress and expansion of our programs in the Inland Empire”, says Waterkeeper Executive Director Garry Brown. “Our jurisdiction extends from the Colorado River in the east, to the borders of Orange and LA counties to the west. There is plenty of work to be done, and we need a lot of support from the communities in the Inland Empire to protect water quality for the region.” Megan will further Waterkeeper’s work to ensure the health and enjoyment of the Upper Santa Ana River Watershed for the residents, businesses and industries of the Inland Empire.
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Established in 2005, Inland Empire Waterkeeper, a chapter organization of Orange County Coastkeeper, is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing water quality in the Upper Santa Ana River Watershed and other waterways of the Inland Empire through advocacy, education, research, restoration, and enforcement. For more information, visit www.iewaterkeeper.org or call 951-530-8823.