The Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) has named Kim Redden its Foundation Relations & Research Manager. She formerly worked for the Water Quality Association (WQA), has broad experience in the water treatment industry and brings deep industry knowledge to her position. Redden will be responsible for managing the research foundation’s fund-raising activities and business operations and will help assess research project progress. Redden has held various positions at the association since 2013, including Regulatory and Technical Affairs Coordinator and Associate Advisor for Professional Certification and Training. She also has been a Research Project Leader part-time for the WQRF since 2015. Redden holds a Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry from North Central College and a Master’s Degree in public health from Elmhurst College.