Oct 11, 2012

Candidates Seek National Ground Water Assn. Board of Directors Spots

Three candidates seeking two spots on the NGWA board of directors

National Ground Water Association Board of Directors

Three candidates are seeking two spots on the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) board of directors, with the vote scheduled for Dec. 6 during the 2012 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.

The candidates are:

David Henrich, CWD/PI, CVCLD, vice president of Bergerson-Caswell Inc., Maple Plain, Minn. Henrich has worked 19 years in the groundwater industry. He has served three years on the NGWA Government Affairs Committee and its Geothermal Subcommittee for two of those years. He serves on the Department of Transportation/Occupational Safety and Health Administration Subcommittee. Henrich also serves on the Minnesota Water Well Assn. board of directors and is a member of the International Ground Source Heat Pump Assn. and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.

D. Merritt Partridge III, vice president of Partridge Well Drilling Co. Inc., Jacksonville, Fla. A sixth generation well driller, Partridge has worked 14 years in the groundwater industry. He is secretary-treasurer for the Florida Ground Water Assn. and serves on the board of directors for the South Atlantic Well Drillers Jubilee. He also has a business administration degree from the University of North Florida.

Jeffrey W. Williams, MGWC, CVCLD, vice president of Spafford and Sons Water Wells in Jericho, Vt. Williams has worked more than 32 years in the groundwater industry. He has served three years on the NGWA Board of Directors and the Contractors Division Board. Williams also has held officer positions with the Vermont Ground Water Assn. for 27 years, currently serving as treasurer and educational director. He currently chairs NGWA's Government Affairs Committee and serves on its Geothermal Subcommittee. Williams also has served on NGWA's Affiliate States, Rural Water and Safety subcommittees.