Member Association Feature

 New England WEA

The New England WEA has a new Public Education campaign called Water for Life.  The goal is to create awareness and action around key water industry topics: Health and Safety, Sustainability, and Career Opportunities. Click here for more information on this new initiative that was shared at WEFMAX 2016!



May 19 - 20, 2011
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The following Member Associations participated in the “Great Ideas” MA Exchange.  To access an MA presentation, click “Presentation” and/or to access a details sheet, click “Fact Sheet”.   For more information covered in the presentations, please contact each MA directly.

AZ Water
Paul Kinshella, WEF Delegate
Presentation: Created a "New Wave" Committee comprised of members between YP & a Seasoned Professional; Started a Scholarship endowment series

Atlantic Canada WWA
Gary Chew, WEF Delegate
Presentation: Has a full time Executive Assistant postition; Award program is growing; plans to participate in the Ops Challenge is now in the works; New logo and redesign of their web page; Training partnership with BCWWA
Fast Sheets

California WEA
Gayle Tupper, WEF Delegate
Presentation: Advancing the Wastewater Professions Through Certification.  CWEA provided an update on their online Computer-Based Testing Certification program offered in California. 
Fact Sheet

Hawaii WEA
Greg Arakaki, Secretary/Treasurer
Presentation: PWO volunteers active in participating in the Ops Challenge coming in 10th place in 2010; YP Committee is now a joint committee with AWWA
Fast Facts

Indiana WEA
Scott Grimes, Executive Director
Presentation: New Abstract System - Storing Abstracts on the web
Fact Sheet

Nebraska WEA
James Condon, WEF Awards Committee Member
Presentation: Implement WEFHELP Pilot Operator Training
Fact Sheet 

New England WEA
Daniel Bisson, President-Elect
Greg Cataldo, WEF Delegate
Presentation: Holding a 2011 Joint Spring Meeting with NYWEA in Bolton Landing, NY at which time they are including a community service project.  Informal plan to hold a Joint Meeting every five years.
Fact Sheet

Pacific Northwest CWA
Cyndy Bratz, President
Presentation: Lesson in a Box
Fact Sheet

RESEAU environnement
Diana Tao, WEF Delegate
PresentationIn partnership with the Canadian MAs, RESEAU to host the 6th Canadian Biosoolids & Residuals Conference in Sept. 2011
Fast Facts

WEA of Ontario
: Rosanna DiLabio, President
Presentation: Expanding Student Chpaters - looking at transiiton for chapters members from a student to a New Professional; annual Chapter leadership Forum training day has been successful
Fast Facts

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