The Metro District's Board of Directors has appointed Robert J. Thomas (Deputy Manager/Director of Environmental Services) to be the Interim District Manager, effective December 22, 2017. Pursuant to the District's Bylaws, this appointment fills a vacancy in the District Manager position with the retirement of Catherine R. Gerali on December 21, 2017. Ms. Gerali faithfully served the District for 35 years and was the District Manager since February 2008. The Board will appoint her successor upon conclusion of a nationwide candidate search. Kevin Feeley, Chief of Analytical Services, has been appointed Interim Director of Environmental Services while Mr. Thomas fulfills the assignment of Interim District Manager.​​