December 15, 2021 – Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association Elects Officers, Presents Awards Recognizing Excellence

 

On Dec. 8 in Fayetteville, Ark., members of the Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association (AWW&WEA) met for their monthly training meeting at Mount Sequoyah.

The following individuals were announced as the officers for 2022: Zak Johnston of Washington Water Authority as Chairman, Austin Ramsfield of Jacobs as Secretary, and Darryl Fendley of Beaver Water District as Vice Chairman. Mayo Miller of Jacobs received a plaque recognizing his years of service as outgoing Chair.

Stacy Cheevers of Beaver Water District, Northwestern District Director for AWW&WEA, presented outstanding achievement awards for 2021.

Water Operator more than 5000 Population – Roger Huddleston with Beaver Water District

Water Manager of the Year – Patti Cline w/Madison Co. Water Facilities Board,

Wastewater Operator less than 5000 Population – Kasey Lybrand with Jacobs/Beaver Water District

Wastewater Operator more than 5000 Population – Joe McMahon with Bentonville Compost Facility

Wastewater Manager of the Year – Paul Frisbie with Springdale Water Utility

Wastewater Small System Management – Will Winn with Winn Environmental Tech

Wastewater Laboratory Professional – Matt Benton with Jacobs

Wastewater Pretreatment Professional –  John Byrd with Jacobs

The mission of the Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association, formed in 1950, is to encourage the education and licensing of its members in the field of water and wastewater systems and to provide a venue by which the members can share information, obtain training, and improve the overall standing of the profession within their communities. Visit nwd-awwwea.org for more information.