David LaFrance Chief Executive Officer American Water Works Association
David B. LaFrance is Chief Executive Officer of the American Water Works Association, the world’s largest and oldest association of water professionals, with 43 sections throughout North America and more than 50,000 members worldwide.
Jeanne M. Bennett-Bailey
American Water Works Association
Jeanne has worked in the drinking-water community for more than 25 years. Recently retired, she served as the Public Affairs Officer for Fairfax Water for over 12 years. Fairfax Water is the largest drinking-water utility in Virginia, serving nearly 2 million
Nilaksh Kothari, P.E.
CEO & General Manager
Manitowoc Public Utilities
Nilaksh Kothari is the CEO & General Manager of Manitowoc Public Utilities and Managing Director of Great Lakes Utilities, located on the shore of Lake Michigan in Wisconsin. He has more than 30 years of experience in the utility sector.
Joseph G. Jacangelo
Vice President and Director of Research
Dr. Jacangelo is a Vice President and Director of Research for Stantec. He has 30 years of experience in the field of environmental health engineering, and has specialized in the areas of water quality and treatment, water and wastewater disinfection.
District of Columbia
Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water)
Dr. Murthy leads development, implementation and continuous improvement of the Authority's innovation strategy, in coordination with the executive team and other stakeholders.
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