District Staff Appointed to Serve on AWWA Councils

Alan D. Fortenberry P.E. of Springdale, AR, the CEO of Beaver Water District, has been appointed to serve on the Water Utility Council (WUC) of the American Water Works Association (AWWA). WUC is composed of senior officials of water utilities and includes officials from utilities of all sizes and both municipal and private ownership. WUC members work with AWWA government affairs staff to set legislative and regulatory priorities and positions for AWWA. WUC brings “the voice of water” to federal decision-makers.

Amy L. Wilson of Fayetteville, Director of Public Affairs for Beaver Water District, has been appointed to serve a three-year term on AWWA’s Public Affairs Council. The Public Affairs Council works to publicly position AWWA as an effective advocate for the drinking water profession. AWWA is the authoritative resource on safe water. AWWA unites the water community to protect public health and provide safe and sufficient water for all. Through collective leadership, AWWA advances technology, education, science, management and government policies.

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