Bruna is a former crew member of the Indiana Clean Lakes Program. In addition to performing field and laboratory analyses, she coordinated citizen scientists through the CLP volunteer lake monitoring program. Bruna graduated from Western Connecticut State University in 2013 with a B.A. in Biology and from Indiana University with a M.P.A and M.S.E.S. in December 2017, concentrating in policy analysis and water resources. In her free time, Bruna enjoys swimming, cliff-diving, going to concerts, and trying out new coffee blends.