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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Craig Lichty, President
Client Director and Vice President
Black & Veatch

Bart Weiss

Bart Weiss, Vice President
Chief Officer,
Innovation and Resiliency
Hillsborough County Public Utilities (Florida)

Karen Pallansch, Treasurer
Chief Executive Officer
Alexandria Renew Enterprises (Virginia)

Deven Upadhyay, Secretary
Executive Officer and Assistant General Manager
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Gilbert Trejo, Past President
Chief Technical Officer
El Paso Water (Texas)

Directors

Pinar Balci

Pinar Balci, Ph.D.
Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Sustainability
New York City Department of Environmental Protection
(New York)

Katherine (Kati) Bell
Managing Director of Water Strategy
Brown and Caldwell

Jon Freedman
Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs
SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions

Juan Gomez
Director of Engineering
San Antonio Water System (Texas)

Felicia Marcus
Consultant
Stanford University Water in the West Program (California)

Paula Kehoe
Director of Water Resources
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (California)

John Kmiec
Interim Director
Tucson Water Department (Arizona)

Paul Sciuto
General Manager
Monterey One Water (California)

Joe Mouawad
General Manager
Eastern Municipal Water District (California)

B. Narayanan
President and Chief Executive Officer
Carollo Engineers

Joseph Vesey
Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Xylem, Inc.

Wayne Young
Vice President, Environmental Services
JEA (Florida)

Section Representatives

Arizona

Robert McCandless
National Reuse Process Engineering Lead
Brown and Caldwell

California

Elizabeth Dawson
Engineering Manager
El Dorado Irrigation District

Colorado

John Rehring
Vice President
Carollo Engineers

Florida

Robert Beltran
President
Dewberry | Hydro

Nevada

Raj Chavan
Vice President, Senior Product Director for Water & Technical Solutions
Atkins

Pacific Northwest

Nick Smith
Principal, Senior Project Manager
Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. (Idaho)

South Carolina

David Niesse
Technical Services Officer
Renewable Water Resources (ReWA)

Texas

Mark Vega
General Manager
McAllen Public Utility

Board Meetings

Jan
21
Fri
Special Board Meeting: Marketing Analysis Deep Dive @ Virtual
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Friday, January 21, 2022  Remote 8 am – 9:30 am PT / 11 am -12:30 pm EST Bluefield Marketing Assessment
Feb
4
Fri
WateReuse California Q1 Board of Trustees Meeting (virtual)
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
18
Fri
Special Board Meeting: Operational Assessment Deep Dive @ Virtual
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Friday, February 18, 2022
Remote
8 am – 9:30 am PT / 11 am -12:30 pm EST
Association Headquarters Operational Assessment

Mar
6
Sun
Meeting of the Board of Directors – First Quarter 2022 @ San Antonio
Mar 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

First Quarter:

Sunday, March 6, 2022 ~  8:00 am to 12:00 pm CST, San Antonio

Board Workshops:
Thursday, March 3, 2022 – Saturday, March 5, 2022
Thursday, March 3 ~ Board Dinner
Friday, March 4 ~ Meeting all day
Saturday, March 5 ~ Meeting in Morning

 

May
13
Fri
WateReuse California Q2 Board of Trustees Meeting (in person or virtual TBD)
May 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jun
10
Fri
Meeting of the Board of Directors – Second Quarter 2022 @ Virtual
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Second Quarter:
Remote
Friday, June 10, 2022: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm EST

Sep
16
Fri
Meeting of the Board of Directors – Third Quarter 2022 @ TBD
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Third Quarter:
TBD in-person or remote
Friday, September 16, 2022: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm EST

Sep
18
Sun
WateReuse California Q3 Board of Trustees Meeting (at WRCA Annual Conference, San Francisco)
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Nov
18
Fri
WateReuse California Q4 Board of Trustees Meeting (in person or virtual TBD)
Nov 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
2
Fri
Meeting of the Board of Directors – Fourth Quarter 2022 @ Virtual
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fourth Quarter:
Remote
Friday, December 2, 2022: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm EST

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