Reinaldo Cartagena

Head Operations Manager

  1. Reinaldo Cartagena moved to Ojai in 1990 after arriving in the U.S. from El Salvador a year earlier. Reinaldo, fondly known as Rei, is state certified in both water distribution and water treatment. As SCMWC’s Operations Manager, Rei’s daily work is varied, including but not limited to infrastructure repairs, meter checks, customer support, canyon maintenance, and monitoring water quality. Prior to beginning work with Senior Canyon in 2015, Rei worked in maintenance at Oak Grove School for about 25 years, with half of those as head of maintenance. He can often be found enjoying the outdoors, traveling, and playing soccer in the community.