House of Delegates

The House of Delegates is the deliberative and representational body of WEF. It advises the Board on matters of strategic direction and public policy development and has the authority to elect and remove Trustees only to the extent provided for in the Constitution and Bylaws.

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Questions or Comments? Contact WEF Staff:

Kelsey Hurst
Ph: 703-684-2477

Dianne Crilley
Ph: 703-684-2445


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Donnell Duncan, Speaker
Job Title: Associate Vice President, Arcadis
City and State: Atlanta, Georgia
Member Association: Georgia AWP

View Donnell's complete biography.

Work Groups & Committees

HOD Work Groups and Task Force

WEF MA Strategic Plan Rollout Taskforce
Task Force Leaders - Bill Davis, WEA of South Carolina and Mandy Sheposh, Delegate-at-Large

HOD of the Future Workgroup
Workgroup Leaders - Scott Aurit, Nebraska WEA and Scott Foley, Delegate-at-Large

Water Advocacy Workgroup
Workgroup Leaders - Kristiana Dragash, Delegate-at-Large and Peter Garvey, New England WEA


HOD Committees

Budget Committee

  • Casey Gish, Chair
  • Doug Kobrick, Vice Chair
  • Audrey Haerle
  • Rosaleen Nogle
  • Clint Riley
  • Michael Sweeney
  • Jamey Wallace

Nominating Committee

  • Leanne Scott, Chair
  • Scott Aurit
  • Bill Davis
  • Kristiana Dragash
  • Peter Garvey
  • Mandy Sheposh

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

  • Joe Navas, Chair
  • ValaRae Partee, Vice Chair
  • Amy Baker
  • Jeff Berlin
  • Haley Goddard
  • Alexie Kindrick

WEFMAX Committee

  • Jeff Berlin, Chair
  • Dave Galbraith, Vice Chair
  • Scott Foley
  • Doug Pike
  • Ray Vermette

House of Delegates Resources

HOD Applications

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From hands-on-training and leadership opportunities, such as Operations Challenge, to online training, such as the Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals series, WEF provides operators with many opportunities to advance on-the-job knowledge and develop their careers.

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Water & Wastewater Treatment

More than 16,000 publicly owned water resource recovery facilities operate in the United States. Skilled engineers and operators work together to ensure new and updated facilities continue to protect public health and the environment.

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Biosolids Resource Recovery

Through biosolids management, solid residue from wastewater treatment is processed to reduce or eliminate pathogens and minimize odors, forming a safe, beneficial agricultural product. Biosolids are carefully monitored and must be used in accordance with regulatory requirements.

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Industrial Water Resources

Industries treat and reuse wastewater and process water as well as provide environmentally sustainable wastewater treatment while reducing costs and maintaining value for their businesses.

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Utility Management

To respond to myriad daily challenges faced by water and wastewater utility leaders, WEF continuously works with its members and partners to develop a variety of management initiatives; resources; and educational, training, and networking opportunities.

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Government & Regulatory Affairs

WEF advocacy activities aim to educate WEF members and the water sector on public policy issues related to water quality and resources and equip them to play a greater role in water policy discussions.

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Collection Systems and Conveyance

The system of underground pipes and maintenance structures that convey wastewater has brought dramatic improvements to public health. Most sewers carry wastes from households and commercial establishments and are referred to as sanitary sewers.

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Stormwater & Watershed Management

Take a comprehensive look at how all water resources, including uplands, drainage basins, wetlands, stormwater, surface water, and groundwater interact.

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Public Health

The water sector and its systems protect public and ecological health. Using the data that can be collected through smart water technologies provides additional insights to address complex public health issues.

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