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Board of directors also elects four vice presidents, director-at-large, service provider director-at-large
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) board of directors selected David Rager of Cincinnati as the association’s next president-elect. Four vice presidents, one director-at-large and one service provider director-at-large also were elected at the annual winter meeting.
An AWWA member for nearly 15 years, Rager is principal of Rager Management Consulting LLC. He was CEO for SD1 in Kentucky for four years and for the Greater Cincinnati Water Works for 17 years. At AWWA, he has served as association treasurer, chair of the Water Utility Council and member of the International Council. A former chair of the board of trustees for the Water Research Foundation, Rager is a member of the Ohio Section and the Kentucky/Tennessee Section.
Rager begins his role as president-elect in June at the conclusion of AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Philadelphia. He will serve his one-year presidential term beginning June 2018.
The four vice presidents elected by the board are:
Also elected was Marshall Thompson as a director-at-large. Thompson is director of operations for SUEZ Water Idaho in Boise. An AWWA member for 10 years, he serves as chair of the Water Information Technology Committee for the Pacific Northwest Section. He is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve.
Also elected was Randy Moore as a service provider director-at-large. Moore has been an active member of AWWA for 34 years in the Missouri Section and is a regular contributor to Opflow, AWWA’s magazine for operators. He is vice president of market development for Pure Technologies Ltd. in Columbia, Md.