Program Director, Hydropower Foundation
Bree Mendlin has served the Hydropower Foundation since 2014. As the Program Director, she coordinates innovative activities designed to encourage young people to pursue the hydropower industry as a career choice. Mrs. Mendlin has been responsible for planning the Turbine Runner 5k™ and Celebration Dinner events for seven years in a row. She has lead programs such as the Research Awards Program (1017-2018), Hiring for Hydro™ events, Think Tanks™, and continues working closely with NREL on the STEM workforce development project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Water Power Technologies Office. She brings experience in event planning, customer service, communication, and relationship building. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication from the University of Colorado at Denver and currently resides in Littleton, CO, with her husband, two boys, dog, and horse.