Brent Gerry

Brent Gerry

Energy Communities Alliance

Brent Gerry is the Vice Chair of the Energy Communities Alliance (ECA), a national coalition of cities and counties located adjacent to DOE facilities. Mr. Gerry is serving his third term as Mayor of the City of West Richland. His first term began on Jan. 1, 2014. He previously served as a West Richland City Council Member for four years, from January 2010 to December 2013. He and his family have lived in West Richland for 28 years.

Besides administrating the day-to-day operation of the city of West Richland, and serving on ECA, Mayor Gerry also sits on several local boards and commission within the local area. He Chairs the Hanford Communities Administrative Board and serves as a board member for TRIDEC, the METRO Drug Task Force, Benton County Emergency Services, and the Police Information Network.

Mayor Gerry is also a second-generation owner of Richland AutoCare Center Inc., having purchased the family business from his wife's grandfather 31 years ago. His educational background includes a National Center for Dispute Settlement, Arbitration /Mediation Certification, Firestone Automotive Management Certification, and Olympic College Automotive Technology Degree. 

Mr. Gerry was appointed in December 2021 to represent the views of the Energy Communities Alliance on EMAB.