Collection System Committee
Chair: Rachel Lather

To disseminate fundamental and practical training and knowledge concerning the collection system and mechanical equipment used in wastewater systems.

Engineering and Research Committee
Chair: Bryan Trussell

To enhance the knowledge and practice of sanitary engineering in all aspects of water pollution control and related activities.

History Committee
Chair: Nicholas Pinhey

To collect publications and articles, photographs and other memorabilia of the Association, sections, committees, programs and Leaders. The Committee will organize, catalog and archive materials.

Laboratory Training Committee
Chair: Mindy Boele

To develop and conduct educational programs to enhance the skills and knowledge of wastewater laboratory personnel of all levels.

Leadership Development Committee
Chair: Patrick Ostly

Support CWEA members in their endeavors to become effective leaders in their respective fields and support their pursuit of leadership roles.

Northern Regional Committee
Chair: Zaheer Shaikh

To provide direction, resources and communication between the Northern Sections/Committees and the CWEA Board, as well as assist in educational and conference planning.

Operator and Maintenance Committee
Chair: Mark Harris

To develop and implement educational programs to enhance the skills and knowledge of wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance personnel.

Pretreatment, Pollution Prevention and Stormwater Committee

Chair: Jennifer Peet

To promote professional and technical excellence in the field of water pollution source control, including pretreatment, pollution prevention, and stormwater through education and training.

Community Engagement and Outreach Committee
Chair: Roni Ghelke

To develop and implement educational programs for personnel in the water pollution control field who implement or participate in community information or community education activities.

Safety Committee
Chair: Kaila Krichmar

To coordinate and oversee the educational safety programs conducted by the Association and to cooperate with the Federation Safety Committee programs in providing information and educational materials, representing member interests in OSHA standards development and in other activities relevant to improving the safety records of the water pollution control field.

Scholarship Committee
Chair: Megan Yoo Schneider

The Kirt Brooks Scholarship Committee was created to develop and implement educational assistance for members and their immediate family. The Committee also coordinates and oversees the fund and scholarship fund raising efforts.

Select Society of Sanitary Sludge Shovelers
Chair: Garry Parker

Southern Regional Committee
Chair: Valerie Ratto

To maintain liaison between the Southern California local sections, the Northern Regional Committee and the Board of Directors, as well as coordinate region wide activities and conferences. Want to know more? Check out this awesome flyer that explains just what the SRC is.

Students and Young Professionals Committee

Chair: Sami Hunlker

To recognize the important role students and young professionals play in the future of our Association by developing and promoting programs, providing a voice for academia, and encouraging student and young professional participation in CWEA.

Technical Certification Program

Chair: Abigail Gomez

The Technical Certification Program Executive Committee is the governing body of CWEA’s certification program. It was created to develop and implement a multilevel technical certification program for individuals employed in the wastewater field.

Student Design Competition Committee
Chair: Debi Lewis

Southern Sections Collection System Committee
Chair: Loren Roberts