Clean Water America Alliance Elects New Board Members

May 1, 2011
The Clean Water America Alliance will add four new Directors to its Board.

The Clean Water America Alliance will add four new Directors to its Board.

“The Alliance is broadening its perspective and growing its membership of proven leaders,” said President Ben Grumbles.

Joining the Alliance Board are:

• John Batten, Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Sales for environmental consulting firm Malcolm Pirnie, the Water Division of ARCADIS;

• Ken Kirk, Executive Director of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies and past President of the Clean Water America Alliance;

• Kevin Shafer, Executive Director of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District;

• Roger Wolf, Director of Environmental Programs for the Iowa Soybean Association, the largest state-based, row-crop commodity organization in the United States.

Shafer will also take leadership of the Alliance’s Urban Water Sustainability Council as current Chair Howard Neukrug is promoted to the vice-chairmanship of the Clean Water America Alliance.

“Howard Neukrug and Kevin Shafer are shining stars in the water sector and we’re delighted they’ll both be leaders in the Alliance,” said Chair Dick Champion.

Shafer is known for his championship of green infrastructure issues and helping to make Milwaukee a “World Water Hub.”

Neukrug is Commissioner for the Philadelphia Water Department and is known throughout the water sector for his leadership in water sustainability planning.

Formed in 2008, the Clean Water America Alliance is a nonprofit 501c3 educational organization whose goal is to unite people and policies for water sustainability. A broad cross-section of interests is coming together through the Alliance to advance holistic, watershed-based approaches to water quality and quantity challenges. For more information visit, or email [email protected].


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