BROOKLINE — Town Administrator Mel Kleckner is pleased to announce that Jay Hersey has been selected to serve as the Town of Brookline’s new Water and Sewer Director.
Director Hersey began his new role on Monday, Jan. 3.
Director Hersey has served the Brookline Department of Public Works since 2003 in a variety of roles including project manager, contract administrator, construction supervisor and environmental engineer. He also is the President of Brookline Engineering Division Associates.
While serving the town, he has been instrumental in many projects, including the Hammond Street Water Main, Brookline Reservoir Park and Fisher Hill Reservoir Park improvements, to name a few.
“Jay has been with the town for over 19 years, has effective working relationships across departments and has proven that he is a committed public servant,” Town Administrator Kleckner said. “All of these factors make him a great addition to the management team, and I congratulate him on this well-deserved promotion.”
Additionally, he is a member of the New England Water Works Association, as well as the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Advisory Board.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in bio-resource engineering technology from the University of Maine. He is a Professional Engineer with licensures in Massachusetts and Maine. He also holds a Drinking Water Supply Grade 4D Operators license.