New group of Public Works Leadership Fellows announced by APWA

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KANSAS CITY, MO, June 3, 2014 -- Today, the American Public Works Association (APWA) announced that a group of national Public Works Leadership Fellows has recently been awarded the Public Works Leadership Fellow (PWLF) credential. Last month, the group received credentialing from the APWA Donald C. Stone Center for Leadership Excellence and will receive the PWLF designation at an Award Ceremony held at the APWA 2014 International Public Works Congress & Expo in Toronto, Canada, Aug. 17-20, 2014.

There are currently 267 APWA PWLFs who provide one-on-one mentoring for aspiring public works leaders enrolled in three of APWA's Leadership and Management professional development programs, including Public Works Executive (PWE), Public Works Manager (PWM) and the Public Works Supervisor (PWS).

"Each of the PWLFs has received the APWA service designation, which recognizes the highest level of commitment to the public works profession," said APWA Executive Director, Peter B. King. "Each member of this highly-experienced group has pledged to assist those who aspire to become public works directors, executives, managers, and supervisors through a focused mentoring program. The PWLF is a senior executive service designation from APWA's Donald C. Stone Center."

Named for Donald C. Stone, a pioneer of public administration who founded APWA in 1937, APWA's Donald C. Stone Center currently offers a progressive career path in Leadership and Management. The recent group of 2014 Public Works Leadership Fellows includes:

  • Frederick Russell, PE
    Director of Water & Sewer
    Brookline, MA
  • Eric Pethtel, CPM
    Public Works Director
    Fishers, IN
  • Gregory Robertson, PE, CFM
    Chief Public Works Officer
    Missoula, MT
  • Michael Throne, PE
    Director of Public Works
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

See also:

"National Public Works Week 2014: Public works professionals to be honored"

"Public works issues get support from APWA Center for Sustainability"

About APWA

The American Public Works Association is a not-for-profit, international organization of more than 28,500 members involved in the field of public works. APWA serves its members by promoting professional excellence and public awareness through education, advocacy and the exchange of knowledge. APWA is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, has an office in Washington, D.C., along with 63 chapters across North America. For more information, visit www.apwa.net.

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