Committees and Volunteer Opportunities

Are you ready to become more involved with the WateReuse Association and share your water reuse expertise? Join one of our committees to drive industry thought leadership on issues impacting your community or business, access best practices, and network with leaders focused on similar issues.

Committees are chaired by your peers, who are leaders in water recycling. All employees of WateReuse member organizations are eligible to participate. To learn more about a particular volunteer opportunity, please contact the staff member listed below.

Standing Committees

Industrial and Commercial Reuse Committee

  • Chair: Greta Zornes, CDM Smith
  • Vice Chair, Wayne Young, JEA
  • Staff Contact: Lydia Silber, Manager of Regulatory Policy and Technical Content

International Water Reuse Committee

  • Chair: Hossein Ashktorab, Valley Water
  • Vice Chair: Zoreh Movahed, Watek Engineering
  • Staff Contact: Monika Merk, Program Manager

Legislative and Regulatory Policy Committee

  • Chair: Jon Freedman, Veolia
  • Vice Chair: Sharon Green, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts
  • Staff Contact: Greg Fogel, Policy Director

Onsite and Distributed Water Recycling Systems Committee

  • Chair: Paula Kehoe, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • Vice-Chair, Bob Salvatelli, NextEra Distributed Water
  • Staff Contact: Monika Merk, Program Manager
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Water Reuse Research Committee

  • Co-Chair: Zeynep Erdal, Black & Veatch
  • Co-Chair: Christopher Wilson, Hampton Roads Sanitation District
  • Staff Contact: Lydia Silber, Manager of Regulatory Policy and Technical Content

Other Member Engagement Opportunities

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WateReuse is the only trade association that focuses solely on advancing laws, policy and funding to increase water reuse. Our niche strategy sets us apart from other organizations in the water industry.

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