PWEA Committees


2021/2022 Committee Structure


Click here to view the goals/activities of each committee and to request participation on one or more PWEA committees.

Awards Committee
TBD - Chair
James Kern - Vice-Chair

Collection System Committee

Duk Shin - Chair
Christopher Patackis - Vice-Chair


Conference Committee
Kara Humes - Chair
Linda Leopold - Vice-Chair

Biosolids Committee
Charles Winslow - Chair
Richard Valiga - Vice Chair

Constitution & Bylaws Committee
M. John Schon- Chair
Vice-Chair TBD

Editorial Committee
Meredith Welle - Chair/Editor
Karl Shellenberger - Vice-Chair/Assistant Editor

Engineering & Construction Committee
TBD - Chair
TBD - Vice-Chair

Exhibits & Sponsors Committee
Carolyn Giardini - Chair
Christopher Boyd - Vice-Chair

Finance Committee
David Brown - Chair
Scot Fertich - Vice-Chair

Government Affairs Committee
Cora Shenk - Chair
Peggy Miller - Vice-Chair

Industrial/Pretreatment Committee
Stephanie Clay - Chair
TBD  - Vice-Chair

IT/Social Media Committee
TBD - Chair
Chris Henry - Vice-Chair

Lab Practices Committee
TBD - Chair
Michael Henao - Vice-Chair

Membership Committee
Dennis Duryea - Chair
TBD - Vice-Chair

Nominating Committee
Dean Miller - Chair
TBD - Vice-Chair

Policy & Planning Committee
David Brown - Chair
Scot Fertich - Vice-Chair

Professional Operators Committee
Dennis Duryea - Chair
Autumn Crawford - Vice-Chair


Program Committee
Edward Woyden - Chair
Jeff Cantwell - Vice-Chair

Public Education Committee
TBD - Chair
Linda Leopold - Vice-Chair

Research Committee
Holly Frederick - Chair
TBD - Vice-Chair

Safety Committee
Shane Edge - Chair
TBD - Vice-Chair

Stormwater Committee
Nathan Walker - Chair
Beth Dutton - Vice-Chair

Students and Young Professionals Committee
Chris Henry - Chair
Matthew Richards - Vice-Chair


Training Committee
David Kershner - Chair
TBD - Vice-Chair

Utility Management Committee
Michael Kyle - Chair
Mark Pickering - Vice-Chair




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