WEFMAX Library

This library offers a depository of MA and WEF presentations by topic as presented at a WEFMAX

MA Host Sessions 

Becoming Financially Stable

Committee Engagement

Influencing Public Policy

Operator Engagement / Professionalism

Public Outreach / Education

Succession Planning 

WEF Presentations


North American MAs

 Updated on March 10, 2015 

Canadian Member Associations

United States Member Associations

Click on the state/territory abbreviation below to find the correct MA.         

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Puerto Rico

 Alabama's Water Environment Association

Brian Shannon, President
Michael Sims, Secretary
Wheeler Crook, Treasurer
Matthew Dunn, WEF Delegate
Kimberly Polifka, Executive Director

Kimberly Polifka
4700 Highway 69 North
Northport, AL 35473
Tel:  205-330.0098
Fax: 205-330.0099
Web site:
2015 Annual Meeting: April 12-15, Perdido Beach Resort, AL 


Fast Facts 2014 about AWEA


Alaska Water Wastewaster Management Association

Wescott Bott, President
Angie Monteleone, Executive Director
Brendan Smyth, Secretary/Treasurer
Cindy Titus, WEF Delegate

Angie Monteleone
Alaska WWMA
P.O. Box 244141
Anchorage, AK 99524-4141
Tel:  907-561-9777 
Fax: 907-688-4658
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 4 - 7, Anchorage, AK

Fast Facts 2014  about AWWMA

AZ Water Association (Arizona)

Patty Kennedy, President
Jacqueline Rhodes, Secretary
Asia Philbin, Treasurer
Deborah Muse, Executive Manager
Don Manthe, WEF Delegate

Deborah Muse
1042 Willow Creek Rd., A101-510
Prescott, AZ 86301
Tel:  928-717-9905 
Fax: 928-717-9910
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 6 -8, Glendale, AZ 

Fast Facts 2013 about AZ Water

Arkansas Water Environment Association

Thea Hughes, President 
Aaron Benzing, Vice President
Tiffany Mallard, Secretary/Treasurer 
Thea Hughes, WEF Delegate

Thea Hughes
248 Cloverdale Rd
Jacksonville, AR 72076-5608
Tel:  501-982-0581 
Web Site: 
2015 Annual Meeting: April 26 - 29, Hot Springs, AR 

Fast Facts 2015 about AWEA

 Atlantic Canada Water & Wastewater Association

Scott Grasman, Chair
Rob Gillis, Secretary-Treasurer
Clara Shea, Executive Director
Gary Chew, WEF Delegate

Gary Chew
WEF Delegate
Sansom Equipment Ltd.
100 Upham Drive
Truro, NS
B2N 6W8
Tel:  902-895-2885 
Fax: 902-893-7584
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: October 4 - 7, St. John, NL 

 Fast Facts  2014 about ACWWA

 British Columbia Water and Waste Association

Jim Mattison, President
Tanja McQueen, Chief Executive Officer
Snehal Lakhani, WEF Delegate

Tanja McQueen
620-1090 W. Pender St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 2N7 Canada
Tel:  604-433-7824  
Fax: 604-433-9859
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 27 - 30, Kelowna, BC 

Fast Facts 2011 about BCWWA

 California Water Environment Association

Simon Watson, President
Elizabeth Allan, Executive Director
Julie Taylor, Director of Education & Training
Berlinda Blackburn, Treasurer
Alec Mackie, WEF Delegate
Giti Heravian, WEF Delegate
Ian MacKenzie, WEF Delegate

Julie Taylor & Elizabeth Allan
7677 Oakport Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94621
Tel:  510-382-7800 
Fax: 510-382-7810
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: April 28- May 1, San Diego, CA 

Fast Facts 2015 about CWEA

Central States Water Environment Association
(Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin)

Jim Huchel, President
Mohammed Haque, Executive Director
Tim Tack, Treasurer
Eric Lecuyer, WEF Delegate
Doug Henrichsen, WEF Delegate

** Please note: Illinois residents may also become a member of the Illinois Water Environment Association.

Mohammed Haque
CSWEA Executive Director
1021 Alexandra Blvd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Tel:  855-MYCSWEA (855-692-7932)
Fax: 847-857-7927
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 18 - 20, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Fast Facts 2015 about CSWEA

Chesapeake Water Environment Association
(Delaware, District of Columbia, and Maryland)

Tim Wolfe, President
Meredith Welle, Secretary
Jane Bayer, Treasurer
Cheryl Paulin, Association Administrator
Ted Deboda, WEF Delegate
Burt Curry, WEF Delegate

Cheryl Paulin
CWEA Administrator
35 Rosecroft Run
Hanover, PA 17331
Tel: 717-630-0303
Web Site:    
2015 Annual Meeting: Sept 1-4, Ocean City, MD 

Fast Facts  2014 about CWEA

Federal Water Quality Association

Greg Mallon, President
James Wheeler, Treasurer
Sharon Nye, Secretary
Tim Schmitt, WEF Delegate 

James Wheeler
4537 Peacock Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304-2228
Tel:  202/564-0662 
Web Site:
2015 Meetings: Luncheons held each month, Washington, D.C.

Florida Water Environment Association

Kartik Vaith, President
Amber Batson, Secretary/Treasurer
Karen Wallace, Executive Manager
Patrick Karney, Executive Director 
John Giachino, WEF Delegate
Paul Pinault, WEF Delegate

Karen Wallace
Executive Manager
PO Box 782164
Orlando, FL 32878-2164
Tel:  407-574-3318
Fax: 407-563-1411
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 3 - 6, Orlando, FL 

Fast Facts  about FWEA

Georgia Association of Water Professionals

Stuart Tillery, Chair
Pam Burnett, Executive Director
Jack Dozier, Executive Advisor
Darryl Macy, WEF Delegate
Allen Walker, WEF Delegate

Pam Burnett
1655 Enterprise Way
Marietta, GA 30067
Tel:  770-618-8690 
Fax: 770-618-8695
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: July 12-15, Savannah, GA 

Fast Facts  2014 about GAWP

Hawaii Water Environment Association

Emily Dong, President 
Audrey Haerle, Secretary/Treasurer
Lance Manabe, WEF Delegate

Emily Dong
650 S King St Fl 14
Honolulu, HI 96813-301
Tel:  808.768.8752
MA E-mail:
Web Site:
2016 Annual Meeting: TBA, Honolulu, HI

Fast Facts 2014 about HWEA

 Illinois Water Environment Association 

Lou Storino, President
Laurie Frieders, Executive Manager
Deb Ness, Treasurer
Mark Halm, WEF Delegate

** Please note:  Illinois residents may also become a member of the Central States Water Environment Association.

Laurie Frieders
Executive Manager
c/o Glenbard Wastewater Authority
21W551 Bemis Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Tel:  630-790.1901 Ext 142
Web Site:
2016 Annual Meeting: April, date TBA

Fast Facts 2014 about IWEA

Indiana Water Environment Association

Jill Norton, President
Scott Grimes, Executive Director
Julia Whitson, Association Manager
Doug Baldessari, Secretary-Treasurer
Bradley Fix, WEF Delegate
Ted Merrell, WEF Delegate

Julia Whitson 
Indiana WEA
200 South Meridian St.
Suite 410
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Tel:  317-686-2664 
Fax: 317-686-2672
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: November 18 - 20, Indianapolis 

Fast Facts  2014 about IWEA

Iowa Water Environment Association

Jonathan Brown, President
John Ringelestein, Secretary-Treasurer
Dan Riney, WEF Delegate
Jay Brady, WEF Delegate

John Ringelestein
707 Diamond Court
Ames, IA 50010-8407
Tel:  515-232-4952 
Fax: 515-232-4952
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting:  June 3-4, Ames, IA 

Fast Facts  2011 about IAWEA

Kansas Water Environment Association 

Kansas Water Environment Association
Lorrie Hill, President
Sylvan Coles, Secretary-Treasurer
Christopher Burns, WEF Delegate
Page Burks, WEF Delegate

Sylvan Coles
6209 SW 24th Terrace
Topeka, KS 66614-4217
Tel:  785-286-6994 
Fax: 785-286-6993
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: August 30 - Sept 3, Topeka, KS 

Fast Facts 2015 about KWEA

Kentucky/Tennessee Water Environment Association

Paul Maron,President
Stefanie Farrell, President-Elect
Ron Taylor, Secretary/Treasurer
Valerie Lucas, Executive Director
Mike Gardner, WEF Delegate
Michael Lambert, WEF Delegate

Valerie Lucas
291 North Hubbards Lane
Suite 172 #164
Louisville, KY 40207
Tel:  502-468-4772 
Fax: 502-894-9401
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: July 26-29, Covington, KY

Fast Facts  2011 about KY-TN WEA

Louisiana Water Environment Association

Chad Cristina, President
David Hawley, President-Elect
Adrienne Mills, Vice President
Jessica Keasler, Secretary
Aimee Killeen, WEF Delegate

Aimee Killeen
1201 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Tel:  225-766-7400
Fax: 225-766-7440
Web Site:       
2015 Annual Meeting: March 9 - 13, Alexandria, LA

Michigan Water Environment Association

Tim Sikma, President
George Ross, Secretary/Treasurer
Jerry Harte, Executive Director
Karlyn Wickham, Deputy Director
John Rafter, WEF Delegate
Todd Wibright, WEF Delegate

Jerry Harte
Michigan WEA
P.O. Box 397
Bath, MI  48808
Tel:  517-641-7377 
Fax: 517-641-7388
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: June 21-24, Boyne Falls, MI 

Fast Facts 2015 about MWEA

Mississippi Water Environment Association

Johnnie Wilson, President
Bryan Lane, Secretary/Treasurer
Sam Hardin, WEF Delegate 

Bryan Lane
100 N Heard St.
Senatobia, MS 38668 
Tel:  662.562.5314
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 5-8, Vicksburg, MS 

Fast Facts 2011 about MIWEA

Missouri Water Environment Association

Cliff Cate, President
Amanda Johnson, Secretary
Wayne Humes, Treasurer
Bob Januska, WEF Delegate
Jeff Gratzer, WEF Delegate

Wayne Humes
1132 Reavis Barracks Rd
St. Louis, MO 63125-3258
Tel:  314.707.1252
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: March 27 - April 1, Tan-Tar-A, MO 

Fast Facts  2014 about MWEA

Montana Water Environment Association

Michelle Marsh, President
Dana Audet, Secretary-Treasurer
Coralynn Revis, WEF Delegate

Dana Audet
1600 6th St. NE
Great Falls, MT 59404
Tel:  406-761-7004 
Fax: 406-761-6046
2015 Annual Meeting: May 5-7, Billings, MT  

Fast Facts 2013 about MWEA

Nebraska Water Environment Association

Mike Milius, President
Dave Sykora, Treasurer
Todd Boling, WEF Delegate

Mike Milius
Olsson Associates
1251 NW Briarcliff Pkwy Ste 50
Kansas City, MO 64116
Tel:  816.361.1177
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: November 4-6, Kearney, NE 

Fast Facts 2014  about NWEA

Nevada Water Environment Association

John Buzzone, President
Keli Callahan, Secretary
Stephanie Stallsmith, Treasurer
Linda Peterson, WEF Delegate

John Buzzone
4930 Energy Way
Reno, NV 89502
Tel: 775-954-4600
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: April 7-9, Las Vegas, NV

Fast Facts  2013 about NWEA

New England Water Environment Association
(Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont)

Matt Formica, President
Mary Barry, Executive Director
Frank Occhipinti, Treasurer
Howard Carter, WEF Delegate
Michael Wilson, WEF Delegate
Daniel Bisson, WEF Delegate

Mary Barry
10 Tower Office Park
Suite 601
Woburn, MA 01801
Tel:  781-939-0908 
Fax: 781-939-0907
Web Site:
2016 Annual Meeting: January 24-27, Boston, MA 

Fast Facts  2013 about NEWEA

New Jersey Water Environment Association

Rick Eustace, President
John Lagrosa, Executive Director
Bruce Smith, Treasurer
Robert Sokolowski, WEF Delegate
Thomas G. Meholic, WEF Delegate
Robert Fischer, WEF Delegate

John Lagrosa
32 Smith Ave
P.O. Box 1212
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Tel:  201-296-0021 
Fax: 201-296-0031
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 10-15, Atlantic City, NJ

Fast Facts  about NJWEA

New York Water Environment Association

Steve Fangmann, President
Patricia Cerro-Reehil, Executive Director
Tom Lauro, Treasurer
Anthony Della Valle, Assistant Treasurer 
Richard Pope, WEF Delegate
John Fortin, WEF Delegate 

Patricia Cerro-Reehil
525 Plum Street, Suite 102
Syracuse, NY 13204
Tel:  315-422-7811 
Fax: 315-422-3851
Web Site:
2016 Annual Meeting: February 5-11, New York City, NY 

Fast Facts 2014 about NYWEA

North Carolina Water Environment Association

Chris Belk, Chair
Lindsay Roberts, Executive Director
George Simon, Secretary
Rax Cox, Treasurer
Barry Gullet, WEF Delegate
Richard Tsang, WEF Delegate
TJ Lynch, WEF Delegate-Elect

Lindsay Roberts
3725 National Drive
Suite 217
Raleigh, NC 27612
Tel:  919-784-9030 x210
Fax: 919-784-9032
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: November 15-18, Raleigh, NC 

Fast Facts  2014  about NCWEA

North Dakota Water Environment Association

Karl Rockeman, President
Bill Gefroh, Secretary/Treasurer
Karla Olson, WEF Delegate

Bill Gefroh
Bismark WWTP
P.O. Box 5503
Bismarck, ND 58506-5503
Tel:  701-355-1763
2015 Annual Meeting: October 6-8, Bismarck, ND   

Fast Facts 2015 about NDWEA

Ohio Water Environment Association

Mike Frommer, President 
Jane Lee Winkler, Secretary/Treasurer
Judi Henrich, Executive Manager
Doug Clark, WEF Delegate
Tom Angelo, WEF Delegate
Dale Kocarek, WEF Delegate

Judi Henrich
Ohio WEA
1890 Northwest Blvd., Suite 210
Columbus, OH 43212
Tel:  614-488-5800 
Fax: 614-488-5801
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: June 22 - 25, Sandusky, OH 

Fast Facts  2014 about OWEA

Oklahoma Water Environment Association

Brian Ballard, President
Pam Taylor, Secretary
Shawn Glen, Treasurer
Shellie Chard-McClary, WEF Delegate

Pam Taylor
13505 Boulder Ave Ste 600
Tulsa, OK 74119
Tel: 918-688-7954
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 4 - 6, Oklahoma, OK 

Fast Facts  about OWEA

Water Environment Association of Ontario 

John Duong, President
Lyle, Shipley, Executive Director
Julie Vincent, Executive Administrator
Larry Madden, Secretary/Treasurer
Vanessa Chau, WEF Delegate
Rosanna DiLabio, WEF Delegate

Julie Vincent                            
WEA of Ontario                            
P.O. Box 176                               
Milton, ON                                   
Canada L9T 4W8                          
Tel:  416-410-6933 x1                         
Fax: 416-410-1626                       
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: April 19 - 21, Toronto, ON 

Fast Facts 2014 about WEAO

Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association
(Idaho, Oregon, and Washington)

Erik Coats, President
Nan Cluss, Association Manager
Mike Rainey, Association Manager
David Keil, Secretary
Steven Drangsholt, Treasurer
Haley Falconer, WEF Delegate
Lynne Chicoine, WEF Delegate

Nan Cluss 
P.O. Box 100
Hansen, ID 83334
Tel:  208-455-8381 
Fax: 208-455-8382
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: October 25 - 28, Boise, ID 

Fast Facts  2014 about PNCWA

Pennsylvania Water Environment Association 

Daniel Slagle, President
Sue Boynton, Executive Director
Scot Fertich, Secretary/Treasurer
Carl Janson, WEF Delegate
Dean Miller, WEF Delegate

Sue Boynton
Pennsylvania WEA
PO Box 3367
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Tel:  717-642-9500 
Fax: 717-642-9508
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 31 - June 3, Lancaster, PA 

Fast Facts  2015 about PWEA

Puerto Rico Water & Environment Association

William Carrion, President
Hector Camareno, Secretary
William Rodriguez, Treasurer 
Johnny Guardiola, WEF Delegate

Hector Camareno, Secretary
N53 Calle Campanilla
Urb Lomas Verdes
Bayamon, PR 00956-3221
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 20-21, San Juan, PR 

Fast Facts 2014 about PRW&EA

Réseau Environnement (Quebec)

Robert Dube, President
Jean Lacroix, CEO
Peter Vanrolleghem, WEF Delegate

Marie-Kim Boucher
911 Jean-Talon E., Bureau 220
Montreal, QC H2R 1V5
Tel:  514-270-7110  ext 228
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: March 17 - 19, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Fast Facts  2014 about Reseau 

Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association
(Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming)

Edyta Stec-Uddin, President
Jeff Berlin, President-Elect
Tye Jordan, Vice President
Joe Tamburini, Treasurer
Bill Peretti, Secretary
Jeff Rabas, WEF Delegate
Greg Woodward, WEF Delegate

Edyta Stec-Uddin
Metro WRD
12591 Kearney Cir
Thornton, CO 80602
Ph: 303-286.3105
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: September 13-16, Loveland, CO 

Fast Facts  2014 about RMWEA

Water Environment Association of South Carolina

Bill Orne, President 
Fred Castles, President-Elect
Jay Darby, 1st Vice President
Jeremy Brashears, 2nd Vice President
Glen McManus, Treasurer
Beth Thompson, Secretary
Heather Beard, Executive Director
Betsy Catchings, WEF Delegate
Andrew Fairey, WEF Delegate

Heather Beard
Congaree Building, Suite 115
121 Executive Center Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
Ph: 803-358-0658
Fax: 803-358-0646
Web Site:   
2015 Annual Meeting: March 15-17, Myrtle Beach, SC 

Fast Facts  2014 aout WEASC

South Dakota Water Environment Association

Dawn Horner, President
Mike Johnson, Secretary/Treasurer
Kelli Buscher, WEF Delegate

Mike Johnson
6300 South Old Village Pl Suite 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57108-2103
Tel:  605-977-7778
2015 Annual Meeting: September 16-18, Spearfish, SD 

Fast Facts  2015 about SDWEA 

Water Environment Association of Texas

Steven Coonan, President
Julie Nahrgang, Executive Director
Dennis Laskowski, Secretary
David Jackson, Treasurer
David Briggs, WEF Delegate
John Bennett, WEF Delegate

Julie Nahrgang
WEA of Texas
1825 Fort View Road, Suite 102
Austin, TX 78704
Ph: 512-693-0060
Fax: 512-693-0062
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: April 14 - 17, Corpus Christi, TX 

Fast Facts  2014 about WEAT

Water Environment Association of Utah

Michael Foerster, President
Giles Demke, Secretary
Clint Rogers, Treasurer
Mike Luers, WEF Delegate
Jill Houston, WEF Delegate

Michael Foerster
South Valley Sewer District
874 East 12400
Draper, UT 84020
Tel:  801-571-1166
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: April 28th - May 1, St. George, UT 

Fast Facts 2012  about WEAU

Virginia Water Environment Association

Martin Malone, President
John McGettigan, President-Elect
Eddie Abisaab, Vice President
Greg Everhart, Secretary/Treasurer
Kathy Rabalais, Association Administrator
Andy Landrum, WEF Delegate
Jeanie Grandstaff, WEF Delegate

Kathy Rabalais
P.O. Box 2324
Glen Allen, VA 23058
Tel:  804-332-5286
Fax: 804-545-0849
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: September 14-17, Virginia Beach, VA
WaterJAM 2015: Call for Abstracts (Flyer) - due by 1/9/2015  

Fast Facts 2014  about VWEA

Western Canada Water Environment Association 

Alexia Stangherlin, Chair
Audrey Arisman, Executive Director
David Taylor, Treasurer
Jeffrey Halliday, WEF Delegate

Audrey Arisman
Box 1708, 126 3rd Ave. W
Cochrane AB T4C 1B6
Tel:  403-709-0064 
Fax: 403-709-0068
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: September 15 - 18, Winnipeg 

Fast Facts  2014 about WCWEA

West Virginia Water Environment Association

Kevin Kemerer, President 
Bill Cunningham, Secretary/Treasurer
David Sago, WEF Delegate

Kevin Kemerer
Precision Pump & Valve Service
Charleston, WV
Tel:  304-776-1710 X 137
Fax: 304-741-0906
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: May 17-20, Wheeling, WV


Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators

Dave Hermes, President
David Miller, Executive Director
Edward Brown, Secretary/Treasurer

Dave Miller
PO Box 59
Rantoul, IL 61866
Tel:  815-303-3744
2015 Annual Meeting: April TBA, Springfield, IL 

Kentucky Water and Wastewater Operators

Shaun Youravich, Chair
Lori Simpson, Secretary
Laurie Berry, Treasurer
Lisa Detherage, Staff

Kentucky WWOA
P.O. Box 700
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
Tel: 502-352-0510
2015 Annual Meeting: April 12 - 16, Louisville,  KY 

Maritime Provinces Water and Wastewater Association

Andrew Garnet, Treasurer
Clara Shea, Executive Director

Clara Shea
MPWWA Registrar
Box 41001
Dartmouth, NS
B2Y 4P7
Tel:  902-434-8874
Web site:
2015 Annual Meeting: April 19 - 22, Charlottetown, NS

Missouri Water and Wastewater Conference

Sandi Miller, Executive Director

Sandi Miller
3230 Emerald Lane, Suite 500
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Tel:  573-761-0376  ext.300
Fax: 573-761-5544
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: August 18 - 19, Jefferson City, MO 

Texas Water Utilities Association

Tony Salinas, President
Russell Hamilton, Executive Director

Russell Hamilton
1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 112 West
Austin, TX 78723-1093
Tel:  1-888-367-8982 
Fax: 512-459-7124
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: March 1-4, Corpus Christi, TX 

Wisconsin Wastewater Operators' Association

Kelly Zimmer, President
Karen Harter, Executive Secretary

Karen Harter
P.O. Box 451
Baraboo, WI 53913-0451
Tel:  608-355-3081
Fax: 608-355-3082
Web Site:
2015 Annual Meeting: October 6 - 9, Kalacher, Wisconsin Dells WI