Linn Brooks is the general manager of the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, the second largest water provider on the western slope of Colorado. She oversees all operations and administrative functions at the District. Brooks is a Colorado native and has a B.A. in Geology from Colorado College. She also completed graduate work in civil engineering at Colorado State University and in engineering management at the University of Colorado. Originally hired as the staff engineer in 1999, Linn developed a proactive approach to upgrade and replace most of the water and sewer mains in Vail Village during Vail’s redevelopment and streetscape improvements. Later, as technical services director, she initiated a comprehensive upgrade to the district’s information technology services.