Committees

Maine Water Utilities Association public positions: There are currently six regular committees.

CommitteeChair(s)Mission
Training and Program Committee (TaP)John CummonsThe Training and Program (TaP) Committee shall develop timely topics to facilitate training and educational events, which will enhance operations, promote capacity development and service for members, water, and wastewater industry professionals.
Public Awareness Committee (PAC)Benny Laplante, Kevin LutrellThe Public Awareness Committee shall communicate to the general public on issues important to the drinking water profession and assist the membership in enhancing public awareness in their local communities.
Legislative and Regulatory AffairsRoger CrouseThe Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee shall monitor pending legislation and communicate the status of relevant legislation to the association. The committee shall promote the association’s position on legislation in the legislative process. The committee may also develop and recommend legislative goals and strategies to the Board or develop language for new legislation with Board approval.

Committee Documents Groundwater Availability Ownership and Rights in Maine
TechnologyMatt Zetterman, Brendon JoyceThe mission of the Technology Committee is to assist water professionals to develop and improve their operational efficiency through technology by providing quality training and by serving as a valuable resource for technology related matters.
Utilities Finance OfficersDavid Kane, Patrick DesrosiersThe mission of the Utilities Finance Officers Group is to review and/or disseminate information of special interest to water utilities on financial management issues, such as infrastructure financing, asset management, financial planning, accounting practices, rate setting, tax procedures, and water utility expenditures and revenues.
Water ResourcesErica KiddThe mission of the Water Resources Committee is to represent and advocate water supply interests relative to source water protection and public health issues associated with drinking water.

Committee Meetings (Calendar)