Tag Archives: Water Leadership Institute

Gaining a Dutch Education on Infrastructure

August 29, 2017

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Jen McDonnell, director of sales and marketing for Casella Organics (Saco, Maine)  McDonnell earned a bachelor’s degree from Brown University (Providence, R.I.) in 1998. Before joining  Casella Organics, she worked as business development manager/sustainability for SGS (Geneva); started the sustainability consulting company, Environmental Strategy Innovations LLC (West Orange, N.J.); worked as green mission specialist for […]

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My Water Legacy: Father-Daughter Duo Advances Wastewater Appreciation Through WEF

May 24, 2017

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Growing up, the last thing Kelsey Brown (now Hurst) wanted to do was follow in her father’s footsteps. Her father, Thomas Brown, is a veteran water program specialist at Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PDEP; Harrisburg) and an active member of the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA). While her dad’s career choice didn’t mean much […]

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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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Experience in WEF’s Water Leadership Institute Prepares Highlights Editor for the Future

November 30, 2015

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Jennifer Fulcher, 2015 graduate of WEF’s Water Leadership Institute Jennifer Fulcher is editor of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member newsletter, WEF Highlights. She has been coach and coaches’ chair for the 2014 and 2015 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize competitions and co-chair of WEF Eco. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Environmental […]

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WEF Members and Saff Contribute to Water Anthology

January 15, 2015

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The book, Damned If We Don’t: Ideas for accelerating change around water, offers insight into water sector issues and personal stories from many different authors that include Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members and staff. The water anthology provides ideas to better manage water with topics ranging from conservation, to innovation, to leadership. “This […]

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Water Leadership Institute Promotes Effective Management Strategies and Strong Professional Ties

December 10, 2014

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Nicole Condon, 2014 graduate of WEF’s Water Leadership Institute Nicole Condon is the Water Communications coordinator in DC Water’s (Washington, D.C.) Office of External Affairs. In addition to managing drinking water marketing and communications for the authority, Condon serves as chairwoman for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (Washington, D.C.) Community Engagement Campaign. For the […]

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Water Leadership Institute Participation Leads to Self-Awareness and Professional Development

October 28, 2014

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Kelsey Hurst, 2014 graduate of WEF’s  Water Leadership Institute   Kelsey Hurst began working at the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) as awards program coordinator in 2008. She is currently the program administrator for WEF’s Member Association Engagement department. Hurst earned undergraduate degrees in both Political Science and Criminal Justice from Widener University (Chester, […]

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