Tag Archives: Leadership

Develop New Skills in WEF’s Water Leadership Institute

December 21, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Water Leadership Institute is accepting applications for those interested in participating in the 2017 program. Future water sector leaders can develop new skills and knowledge through a curriculum delivered by expert instructors from various public and private organizations. The program encourages innovation, entrepreneurship, and professional commitment from participants. […]

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Water Leadership Institute Continues To Provide Opportunities

December 14, 2016

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Three members of the 2016 Water Leadership Institute Steering Committee, from left, Chandra Baker, Nathan Davis, and Laurie Brenner, attended and facilitated the workshop at WEFTEC. Photo courtesy of Oscar & Associates.

Laurie Brenner, member of the 2016 Water Leadership Institute Steering Committee Laurie Brenner, finance and acquisition services coach at Union Sanitary District (Union City, Calif.), served on the steering committee for the 2016 Water Leadership Institute (WLI). She became a member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) in 2014, graduated in 2015 from […]

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Committee Leadership Council Seeks Vice-Chair

November 22, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council (CLC) seeks applicants for the CLC vice-chair position. The 2-year term begins after WEFTEC® 2017. Those with leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and an understanding of WEF committees, are invited to submit an application by Dec. 31. If you have […]

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2017 AWWA/WEF Utility Management Conference Set for February

November 21, 2016

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Mark your calendars, utility administrators: the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver, Colo.) announced that the annual 2017 Utility Management Conference will be held in Tampa, Fla., Feb. 7–10. The conference, which has developed over the last 28 years into one of the most sought-after gatherings of […]

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Introducing the 2016-2017 WEF Board of Trustees

November 15, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) introduces its 2016–2017 Board of Trustees. Members include, from front row left, President Rick Warner, Reno, Nev.; Lynn Broaddus, Wauwatosa, Wis.; Peter Vanrolleghem, Quebec City; Karen Kubick, San Francisco; immediate past President Paul Bowen, Lawrenceville, Ga.; Secretary and Executive Director Eileen O’Neill, Alexandria, Va.; Vice President Tom Kunetz, Chicago; President-Elect; Jenny Hartfelder, Denver; Claus Homann, Aarhus, Denmark; Jacqueline Jerrell, Charlotte, N.C.; Joan Hawley, Muskego, Wis.; and Treasurer Ralph Exton, Trevose, Pa. Photo courtesy of Oscar & Associates.

During the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Awards and Presidential Celebration at WEFTEC® 2016, outgoing WEF President Paul Bowen passed the gavel of leadership to Rick Warner, who will guide the WEF Board of Trustees toward its strategic vision in the next year. Warner, as the 2016–2017 WEF president, described his leadership term as […]

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#MyWaterLegacy Campaign Celebrates Tradition of Working with Water

November 11, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) encourages water quality professionals to take pride in the work they do ensuring a continued supply of clean water and adequate sanitation for future generations. At WEFTEC® 2016, Paul Bowen, current immediate past president of WEF, launched the #MyWaterLegacy social media campaign. The campaign, unveiled alongside a video […]

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Hamlett Family’s WEF Service Spans Three Generations and Five Decades

October 25, 2016

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In some families, the path to a career in water and wastewater is not always direct. Just ask Randy Hamlett. When his now 91-year-old father, Bruce, relocated his family to Michigan in 1970 to launch a water and wastewater equipment business, Randy had little reason to think that he, much less his yet-to-be born daughter, […]

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From the President: WEF Influencing the Future

October 13, 2016

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It is an honor to serve the members of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) as the 2016–2017 president of the WEF Board of Trustees. The role can be a bit intimidating and the schedule quite busy, but one of the role’s great privileges is acknowledging the contributions and accomplishments of immediate past President […]

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