(Northwest Arkansas) — Dan Skoff (center) poses with Alan D. Fortenberry P.E., CEO of Beaver Water District (BWD) to his left, and Dr. Robert Morgan, BWD’s Manager of Environmental Quality. Skoff received recognition for volunteerism during the annual Secchi Day on Beaver Lake event, held on Aug. 20 at Prairie Creek Park at Beaver Lake in Rogers.
“We have a special presentation today and it involves a man who has had a passion for the weather ever since he was a young kid,” Fortenberry said, noting that Skoff decided to become a meteorologist at age 8 when a tornado came close to his home where he was raised in in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “We are honoring Dan today with a plaque to recognize the eight years he has served as volunteer emcee with Secchi Day. We also have a thank you card signed by lots of folks and a commemorative photo to present.”
Skoff attended the University of Oklahoma and achieved his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. He joined KNWA as the chief meteorologist in June 2006. He is a member of both the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. He also holds the prestigious AMS television Seal of Approval.
Beaver Lake is the water supply for one in seven Arkansans. Beaver Water District supplies drinking water to more than 300,000 people and industries in Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville and surrounding areas. The District’s mission is to serve our customers’ needs by providing high quality drinking water that meets or exceeds all regulatory requirements and is economically priced consistent with our quality standards. For information, visit bwdh2o.org.