Turlock Irrigation District appoints Brad Koehn as General Manager

Turlock Irrigation District appoints Brad Koehn as General Manager

Brad Koehm will serve as Turlock Irrigation District’s (TID) ninth general manager following his appointment by the board of directors.

Koehn will start his new position June 21, replacing Michelle Reimers who resigned on May 31 after an 18-year career with the District. Koehn has been with TID for 13 years and has held various leadership roles at the District, most recently serving as the Chief Operating Officer since 2020.

“Brad is a proven leader who brings a deep understanding of all TID operations,” said TID Board President, Ron Macedo. “His experience as the Chief Operating Officer and the different leadership positions he has held in both the water and power administrations, makes him uniquely situated to step into the General Manager role and ensure a seamless transition.”

Koehn is a licensed professional engineer and land surveyor in the State of California, and joined the District in 2011 as the Civil Engineering Department Manager. In 2018, he was appointed to Assistant General Manager of the Power Supply Administration. Prior to working at TID, Koehn spent 16 years in private practice engineering, most recently co-owning a local civil engineering firm.

“I am sincerely honored to serve as General Manager and thank the Board for their confidence in me to help lead this organization that is such a foundational part of our community,” said Koehn. “I look forward to guiding TID’s dedicated and skilled workforce, and together furthering the progress the District has made and continuing to meet our mission of providing reliable and affordable water and power for our community.”

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