Encouraging Student and Young Professional Involvement at WEF

Leaders from WEF's Students and Young Professionals Committee participate in the WEF Community Service Project ribbon cutting ceremony at City Hall in New Orleans.

The mission of WEF's Students and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC) is to encourage and facilitate student and young professional involvement in WEF and the Member Associations through professional development and leadership opportunities. The SYPC is made up of students, young professionals, academics and water quality professionals.

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For more information regarding WEF's SYPC, contact the SYPC Chair, Vice Chair or Subcommitte Leaders featured on this page. We welcome your questions and participation in the WEF SYPC!

Chair
Alvin Pilobello, 2017 - 2019
Email: apilobello.wef@gmail.com

Vice-Chair
Vanessa Borkowski, 2017 - 2019
Email: Vanessa.Borkowski@stantec.com

Staff Liaison
Megan Livak
Students and Young Professionals Manager
Email: mlivak@wef.org

Alvin Pilobello

Committee Role: SYPC Chair, 2017-2019
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Member Association: Water Environment Association of Ontario
Email: apilobello.wef@gmail.com

Vanessa Borkowski


Committee Role: SYPC Vice Chair, 2017-2019
Job: Project Engineer
Company: Stantec
Location: Hartford, CT
Member Association: New England WEA
EmailVanessa.Borkowski@stantec.com

Michelle Hatcher

Committee Role: SYPC Immediate Past Chair
Job:
Assistant Director, Water Management Dept.
Company: City of Franklin 
Location:
Franklin, Tennessee
Member Association: Kentucky/Tennessee Water Environment Association
Email: Michelle.Hatcher@franklintn.gov

Anthony Giovannone

Committee Role: WEF Community Service Project, Subcommittee Chair (2017)
Job: Environmental Engineer
Company: CDM Smith
Location: Boston, MA
Member Association: New England Water Environment Association
Email: giovannonead@cdmsmith.com

Bruce Cooley

Committee Role: Chair, Student Activities
Job: Consulting Engineer
Company: Black & Veatch Corporation
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Member Association: Indiana Water Environment Association
Email: CooleyB@bv.com

Carol Kinzer

Committee Role: Water Palooza, Subcommittee Vice Chair
Job: Project Engineer
Company: Trihydro
Location: Laramie, WY
Member Association: Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association
Email: ckinzer@trihydro.com

Chris Marschinke


Committee Role: WEF Community Service Project Subcommittee, Chair (2018)
Job: Project Engineer
Company: Trotter and Associates, Inc.
Location: St. Charles, IL
Member Association: Central States Water Environment Association
Emailc.marschinke@trotter-inc.com 

Lauren Zuravnsky

Committee Role: WEF Student Design Competition, Subcommittee Chair
Job: Project Manager, Engineering Design & Construction
Company: Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD)
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Member Association: Virginia Water Environment Association
Email: lzuravnsky@hrsd.com

Jennifer Loudon

Committee Role: Fundamentals Workshops, Co-Chair
Job: Laboratory Manager
Company: Raritan Township Municipal Utilities Authority
Location: Flemington, NJ
Member Association: New Jersey Water Environment Association
Email: jloudon@rtmua.com

Kyle Logue

Committee Role: Fundamentals Workshops, Co-Chair
Job: Engineer III  
Company: Brown and Caldwell
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Member Association: Virginia Water Environment Association  
Email: klogue@brwncald.com

Michael Quamme


Committee Role: Water Palooza, Subcommittee Chair
Job: Design Engineer
Company: Apex Engineering Group
Location: Fargo, ND
Member Association: North Dakota Water Environment Association
Email: Michael.Quamme@apexenggroup.com

Natalie Cook


Committee Role: WEF Community Service Project, Subcommittee Vice Chair (2017)
Job:
Graduate Student/Research Assistant
Company: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Location: Madison, WI
Member Association: Central States Water Environment Association
Email: nmcookie@gmail.com

Pono Hanson

Committee Role: WEF Student Design Competition Subcommittee
Job: Project Engineer
Company: Brown and Caldwell
Location: Alexandria, VA
Member Association: Chesapeake Water Environment Association
Email: PHanson@brwncald.com

Rob Staton

Committee Role: YP Connections, Subcommittee Chair
Job: Civil Engineer
Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Denver, CO
Member Association: Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association
Email: statonrw@bv.com