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2017-2018 Water Utility Council Members

2017-18 WUC Committee

WUC Meeting Schedule

All WUC meetings will be held at 9:30am at PMAA in Wormleysburg except for the meeting which will be held at the annual conference.


2017-18 Committee Directory

Reports to Chair:
Peter Lusardi

Education and Technical Council

Keith Johnston
Chester Water Authority
PO Box 467
Chester, PA 19016-0467
Phone: 610-876-8185
Fax: 610-499-5993


Strategic Planning Committee
Dan Preston: Past Past-Chair
North Penn Water Authority
P.O. Box 1659 Lansdale, PA  19446-0813
Phone: 215-855-3617 Fax: 215-855-2756

Water Utility Council

Chair: Pat Mandes
Lehigh County Authority
P.O. Box 3348
Allentown, PA  18106-0348

Date Elected:May 2016/1st term

Membership Committee

Jason Newhard
Spotts, Stevens and McCoy Group
2005 City Line Road, Suite 300
Bethlehem, PA 18017-7701
Phone: 610-849-9700
Fax: 610-849-9701

Reports to Chair-Elect: Chris Evans

Conference Committee
Chris Evans

Manufacturers/Associates Council (MAC)

Tim Trout
Ferguson Water Works
123 Willow Drive
Easton, PA 18045-7479
Phone: 610-923-7222
Fax: 610-923-7471

Exhibit & Host Sub-Committee

Tim Trout
Ferguson Water Works
123 Willow Drive
Easton, PA 18045-7479
Phone: 610-923-7222
Fax: 610-923-7471

Reports to Vice Chair:
Craig Palmer

Local Arrangements
Amy Batdorf
Schuylkill County Municipal Authority


Young Professionals Committee
Benjamin Deatrich
1700 Market Street
Suite 1600
Philadelphia, PA 19103, United States
T +1-215-735-0832

Water For People Committee

Robert McIntyre
Stone Hill Contracting Co., Inc
252 W. Swamp Road, Suite 19
P.O. Box 1370
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-340-1840

Water Loss Committee
Established: July 14, 2016

Water Loss Committee Members 2016

Best Practice in Water Loss Control: Improved Concepts for 21st Century Water Management

AWWA Water Audit Best Practice Flyer 



Reports to Past-Chair: Doug Komandt

Abel Wolman Award

Dan Preston
North Penn Water Authority

Fuller Award Committee

Doug Komandt
Wilkinsburg Penn Joint Water Authority



David A. Long Educational Scholarship Committee

Curt Fontaine
Municipal Authority of Westmoreland Co.

Nominating Committee

Doug Komandt
Wilkinsburg Penn Joint Water Authority


Operators Meritorious Award Committee
Craig Palmer

Samuel Baxter Award Committee
Craig Palmer

Special Recognition Awards Committee

Gene Koontz
Curt Fontaine
John Muldowney

Reports to Southeast District Trustee:

Distribution Committee

Paul Handke

Management/Finance Committee

Reports to Southcentral District Trustee:

Information Technology Committee

Anthony J. Pologruto, Jr.
GIS Analyst
Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County

Office – 724.755.5824
Mobile – 724.953.4313

Activated: March 9, 2017
Board Meeting Motion

Water Technology Committee

Reports to Southwest District Trustee:

Diversity Committee

Reports to Northeast District Trustee:

Public Relations Committee
Matthew Junker
Municipal Authority of Westmoreland Co.

Small Systems Committee

Reports to Northcentral District Trustee:

Maintenance Mgt Committee

Water Resources Committee

Jason Marie, PE
Hatch Mott MacDonald
The Public Ledger Building, Suite 1040
150 South Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106


Phone: 215-399-9595
Fax: 215-627-2278


Reports to Northwest District Trustee:

Security and Emergency Preparedness Committee

Stanley States
900 Freeport Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA. 15238-3132

Safety Committee

  • PA-AWWA Recognizes Our Gold Sponsors

    Partnership for Safe Water


  • Public Notification Providers

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