Board 15-16 

Water Environment Federation Board of Trustees 2015-2016 


Front row from left: Secretary and Executive Director Eileen O’Neill, Alexandria, Va.; Vice President Jenny Hartfelder, Denver, Colo.; Past President Ed McCormick, Oakland, Calif.; President Paul Bowen, Atlanta, Ga.; President-Elect Rick Warner, Reno, Nev.; Treasurer Ralph Exton, Trevose, Pa.  

Back row from left: Karen Kubick, San Francisco, Calif.; Lynn Broaddus, Wauwatosa, Wis.; Tom Kunetz, Chicago, Ill.; Claus Homann, Aarhus, Denmark; Joan Hawley, Muskego, Wis.; Jackie Jarrell, Charlotte, N.C. 


The WEF Board of Trustees (Board) serves as the governing body of the Water Environment Federation and holds legal authority and fiduciary responsibilities on behalf of the Federation and its membership.   

Board members are volunteer leaders and give graciously of their time and expertise to set strategic direction and govern the organization.   

The Board consists of the President, President-elect, Vice President, latest living Past President, Treasurer, and six WEF members recommended by the WEF Nominating Committee and confirmed by the House of Delegates – the member advisory body of the Board.  The WEF Executive Director serves as Secretary of the Board.  

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is incorporated as a not-for-profit organization under the U. S. Internal Revenue Service Code, 501(c)3 in the State of Illinois.         

Copies of WEF Board Meeting Minutes are available by sending a request, including the date of the meeting, to Sandi Grooms at