Terry McKinney is on the Big Wave Board of Directors. He is a Superintendent of Water Treatment and Production for the City of Santa Cruz. Along with being a project manager for all water department facilities, he is also managing a five million dollar electrical upgrade program. He has developed training and apprentice programs, and manages the maintenance and plant operations staff.
For Big Wave, McKinney coaches several Special Olympics teams, including basketball, soccer, football, and track and field. He has served on the Santa Cruz County Mental Health Board and many organizations for children with special needs over the last twenty years.