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Serendipity Leads WEF Fellow Sandra Ralston into Water Leadership

August 29, 2018

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Sandra Ralston calls her entry into the water sector “serendipitous.” In 1989, she was hired as regional marketing manager for Greeley and Hansen (Chicago), an environmental engineering firm focused on water. Her boss encouraged her to join the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), which put Ralston on a path to water leadership and becoming […]

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WEF Fellow Influences Biosolids Management Practices Around the World

July 31, 2018

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James (Jim) E. Smith Jr., grew up in a family that worked in water. His grandfather operated a fishing boat and his uncle managed a Greater Cincinnati Water Works water resource recovery facility (WRRF).  “I always loved being in and around water,” Smith said. This love led him to enter a more-than-50-year career that began […]

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Ed McCormick Recognized as WEF Fellow for Career of Management and Mentorship

May 30, 2018

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Six years ago, 2017 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Fellow Ed McCormick led the development and implementation of an energizing program for the water sector. The program cemented East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD; Oakland, Calif.) as the first North American water resource recovery facility to be a net producer of renewable energy. But […]

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Membership Helps 2017 WEF Fellow Become a Successful Leader

April 27, 2018

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Rajendra Bhattarai, a water leader with nearly four decades of experience in the public sector, joined the esteemed ranks of Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Fellows in 2017. This distinction recognizes Bhattarai’s devotion to the water profession as a WEF member, a commitment that stems from his roots on the other side of the […]

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WEF Fellow Daniel Zitomer Leads Future Water Professionals by Example

March 30, 2018

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To his students, colleagues, and community, Marquette University (Milwaukee) environmental engineering professor Daniel Zitomer has been a fixture of the Wisconsin water environment profession for more than two decades. Zitomer, a member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA) for nearly 30 consecutive years, was named […]

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James Clark Adds 2017 WEF Fellow Designation to Robust List of Achievements

February 23, 2018

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At WEFTEC® 2017, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) named James H. Clark, WEF past president, to its latest class of WEF Fellows program honorees. This program celebrates the outstanding contributions WEF members have made to the water and wastewater sectors. Clark, who currently is a Los Angeles-based senior vice president for Black & […]

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Submit Applications for 2018 WEF Fellows

January 22, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting applications for 2018 WEF Fellows candidates. The WEF Fellows Program recognizes the professional achievements and contributions of WEF members to practice areas served by the organization including, but not limited to, design, education, operations, regulation, research, utility management, and leadership. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 1. […]

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Distinguished Members Receive 2017 WEF Fellow Designation

October 23, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) recognized 11 distinguished members as the 2017 WEF Fellows. This designation recognizes members’ professional achievements and stature, as well as their contributions to the water profession. “WEF Fellows have significant professional accomplishments and have made impact in fields relevant to preserving and enhancing the global water environment,” said […]

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