Leaders Guide to AC23


CWEA’s mission is carried forward by over 300 volunteer leaders at all levels. If you’re one of our leaders – thank you! Join us in sunny and warm San Diego for these events several of which are specifically for CWEA’s amazing volunteer leaders. Watch your in-box for your personalized invite to the Volunteers Reception.

Interested in getting involved? Find volunteer opportunities here and get connected with passionate wastewater professionals just like you.


AC23 Schedule for Leaders

  • Attend a workshop or the golf tournament
  • 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. – A representative from each Local Section is requested for the Northern and Southern Regional Committee meeting. Dues for the next fiscal year will be decided here.
    *RSVP on your AC reg form or contact Member Services to have it added.
  • 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Help celebrate and swear in the new golden shovelers during the 5S ceremony.
  • 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Enjoy a cocktail or cold beer and catch-up with friends during the ice breaker.
  • NEW DAY – Represent your local section and join the CWEA Business Meeting and Awards Banquet and celebrate wastewater’s best and brightest. *Ticket required.
  • Join the Students and Young Professionals networking mixer and help support the next generation. *Ticket required
  • NEW DAY – Keynote presentation with Colette Carlson
  • Collection Systems awards ceremony and lunch. *Ticket required
  • NEW – Speed Coaching for young professionals. Please volunteer to be a coach, it only takes an hour 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Expo Hall. Email Alec Mackie on CWEA staff to volunteer.
  • Invitation only – watch your inbox for the invite and join the fun! You deserve a big round of thank yous. Volunteers evening reception
  • Committee breakfast meetings:
    • Engineering & Research breakfast
    • Students & Young Professionals and O&M breakfast
    • Laboratory breakfast
      *Tickets required