Chief Medical Officer On Board
Dr. Andrew Sanderson, MD, MPH of Howard University, has been named Chief Medical Officer for the Water Environment Federation. Read more about Dr. Sanderson and the WEF – Xylem collaboration leading to the creation of the CMO position in the WEF.org News Hub article andlListen to the Words on Water podcast featuring Dr. Sanderson.
Water Sector Seeks Applications for Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program
The application period is open for the Utility of the Future Today (UotFT) recognition program, which seeks to honor water resource recovery facilities for community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients.
Public and private water sector utilities of all sizes that can demonstrate achievement of the application requirements are encouraged to apply by July 17 at 5 p.m. EDT. Applicants must have no major permit violations in the year prior to the submission date of their applications.
Honorees will be notified during the summer and formally recognized during an awards ceremony at WEFTEC 2020 this October.
To learn more, visit https://www.wef.org/utility-of-the-future/ or contact UtilityRecognition@wef.org.
WEF CLC Seeks Nominations
The WEF Committee Leadership Council (CLC) is seeking nominations for four Community of Practice Director positions; the Director position is for a period of two years commencing at WEFTEC this year. A Community of Practice (CoP) is a group of three to five committees of similar interest. The CoP Director provides leadership and direction to the committees within the Community so that committee projects and tasks align with the WEF Strategic, represents the committees as a member of the CLC Steering Committee, assists with the coordination of activities that involve multiple committees and mentors future WEF Leaders. If you have leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF's vision, and an understanding of WEF committees, submit your application by July 31, 2020. If you have questions, contact Trudi Bick at email@example.com.