Public Communication and Outreach Community

The Public Communication and Outreach Community (PCOC) develops and supports comprehensive education and outreach directed at WEF members and the general public.

PCOC is charged to develop/support education and outreach for WEF members, the public, media, and public policymakers to encourage informed decision-making on economic, environmental, public health, operating, and social policy issues associated with the water environment.

  

We chatted with Rich McConaghy and Suzanne Hebert of the Water Resource Education Center in Vancouver, Wash., about their tips for building a public outreach/education program. Check out what they had to say!

Chair
Shea Dunifon, 2022-2024
Tel: 904-760-6167
Email: dunisn@jea.com 

Vice Chair
Allison Fore, 2022 - 2024
Tel: 312-751-6626
Email: forea@mwrd.org

Staff Manager
Heidi Bragg
Tel: 703-684-2465
Email: hbragg@wef.org


Public Communication Subcommittees

  • Public Education Awards
  • Publications
  • Stockholm Junior Water Prize
  • Webcasts
  • WEFTEC Sessions

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Upcoming WEF Events
Upcoming WEF Events
WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference 2024
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Collection Systems and Stormwater Conference 2024
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Innovations in Treatment Technology Conference 2024
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Residuals and Biosolids Conference 2024
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