2017 Board of Directors


Pete DeMarco (Chair) 
Executive Vice President of Advocacy & Research, The IAPMO Group (New Jersey) 

Kirk Stinchcombe (Vice-Chair)
Director, Econics (British Columbia, Canada) 

Jeff Taylor (Treasurer)
Vice President, Freese and Nichols, Inc. (Texas) 

Deven Upadhyay (Secretary)
Manager, Water Resources Management Group, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (California) 


Steve Gombos
Manager, Water Efficiency, Regional Municipality of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada) 

Tom Heikkinen
General Manager, Madison Water Utility (Wisconsin) 

Zane Marshall
Director of Resources and Facilities, Southern Nevada Water Authority (Nevada) 

Jennifer Riley-Chetwynd
Director of Marketing & Social Responsibility, Denver Botanic Gardens (Colorado) 

Pete Silva
President/CEO, Silva-Silva International (California) 

Ron Voglewede
Global Sustainability Director, Whirlpool Corporation (Michigan) 

Jennifer Walker
Water Resources Coordinator, Sierra Club, Lone Star Chapter (Texas) 

Carol Ward-Morris 
Assistant Director, Arizona Municipal Water Users Association (Arizona) 

Maureen Westbrook 
Vice President of Customer & Regulatory Affairs, Connecticut Water Company (Connecticut) 

Rob Zimmerman
Director, WaSH & Sustainability, Kohler Co. (Wisconsin) 

Past Board Members (Years)

  • Carole Baker, Texas Water Foundation (2007-2015)  
  • Gunnar Baldwin, Toto USA (2007-2014)  
  • Dan Beard, Dan Beard Consulting (2012) 
  • Dave Bracciano, Tampa Bay Water (2007-2016) 
  • Tim Brick, Arroyo Seco Foundation (2007-2016) 
  • Joyce Coffee, City of Chicago (2007-2010) 
  • Alice Darilek, PCR Resources (2007-2010) 
  • Al Dietemann, Seattle Public Utilities (2007-2012) 
  • Liz Gardener, Denver Water (2007-2012) 
  • Warren Gorowitz, Ewing Irrigation (2007-2013) 
  • Richard Harris, East Bay Municipal Utility District (2007-2016) 
  • Dr. James Heaney, University of Florida (2007-2010) 
  • Rick Holmes, Southern Nevada Water Authority (2011-2013) 
  • J.B. Hoyt, Whirlpool Corporation (2007-2013) 
  • Alice Miller Keyes, Georgia EPD (2007-2012)  
  • Kelly Kopp, Utah State University (2007-2016) 
  • Betsy Otto, World Resources Institute (2007-2013) 
  • Becky Pearson, Great Lakes Commission (2007-2013) 
  • Glen Pleasance, Region of Durham (2007-2016) 
  • Monty Simus, Water Politics, LLC (2016-2017) 
  • John Sommers, The Home Depot (2008-2010) 
  • Susan Stratton, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (2007-2014) 
  • Thomas Swihart, Florida DEP (2007-2010) 
  • Amy Vickers, Amy Vickers & Associates, Inc. (2007-2010) 
  • David Viola, IAPMO (2007-2013) 
  • Jennie Ward Robinson, Institute for Public Health and Water Research (2011-2012) 
  • Ron Wolfarth, Rain Bird (2007-2013)