Bryan Kelly began his employment with MID in August 2004 as a Senior Engineer with the Water Resources department and currently serves as the Deputy General Manager of Water Resources.
As Deputy General Manager of Water Resources, Mr. Kelly is responsible for overseeing all of water resources engineering, construction, maintenance, operations, efficiency and planning as well as water regulatory issues including compliance and renewal of licenses, permits, and contracts. Mr. Kelly has more than 18 years of professional experience in the planning, engineering, operations and management of irrigation and municipal infrastructure systems. In his position with MID and throughout his career he has worked with numerous local, state and federal agencies on water resource related projects.
Prior to joining the MID team, he worked for 10 years at CH2M HILL, a national environmental engineering firm. During that time he served as a water resource project manager, lead engineer, staff manager and marketing lead. Between 1989 and 1994 he worked at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans as a water treatment plant operator.
He is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Army, having served from 1985 to 1989.
He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of New Orleans in 1993. In 1989, Mr. Kelly obtained his Louisiana Professional Engineering license. He subsequently obtained his California Professional Engineering license in 2005 after joining MID.
Mr. Kelly is a member of the Association of California Water Agencies and the U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage.
Mr. Kelly resides in Chowchilla, CA with his wife of 25 years and has two young-adult children attending college.