Tag Archives: WEF Committees

Submit WEF Volunteer Service Recognition Program Nominations

April 27, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Volunteer Service Recognition Program honors members who significantly contribute to the successes and achievements of WEF by serving on a WEF committee of the WEF House of Delegates. The WEF Committee Leadership Council and WEF House of Delegates started the program to recognize outstanding volunteers. This year as […]

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In Memoriam: Robert Jack Freeman Jr. Champion of Water for Small Communities

March 20, 2019

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In Memoriam - Freeman Mountain

Robert (Bob) Jack Freeman Jr., member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) since 2006, died January 21 at the age of 71. Freeman, a registered professional engineer and certified wastewater treatment operator, earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Mississippi […]

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Advocate for Utilities of the Future Receives 2017 WEF Fellow Designation

October 30, 2018

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WEF Fellow Sigmund Featured

After spending more than 30 years working in the water sector, Thomas Sigmund has become a strong proponent of the value of water and the important services provided by water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). Peers refer to Sigmund, the executive director of the Wisconsin-based utility known as NEW Water, as a “visionary leader” who is […]

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Serendipity Leads WEF Fellow Sandra Ralston into Water Leadership

August 29, 2018

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Sandra Ralston - WEF Fellow Featured

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 Webcast Describes Regulatory Trends Across the U.S.

July 25, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Government Affairs Committee tracks water-related legislation. On June 28, its Member Association Subcommittee hosted a webcast to inform members about regulatory trends. During the “Linking Member Associations with Important Federal Policies and Local Trends” webcast, panelists from different regions of the U.S. shared information about local regulations and […]

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Deadline Approaches To Make Committee Leadership Council Nominations

June 30, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council seeks nominations for three Communities of Practice director positions. Director positions last for 2 years beginning after WEFTEC 2018.  Submit your application by July 31 if you have leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and an understanding of WEF […]

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Submit Volunteer Service Recognition Nominations by June 30

June 18, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Volunteer Service Recognition Program will recognize members who significantly contribute to the successes and achievements of the organization. The program will honor as many as 15 members who have served on a WEF committee or in the WEF House of Delegates. “So much of the energy that drives […]

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WEF Seeks Committee Leadership Council Nominations

May 29, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council seeks nominations for three Communities of Practice director positions. Director positions last for 2 years beginning after WEFTEC 2018.  Submit your application by July 31 if you have leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and an understanding of WEF […]

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