2010 WWEMA chairman, board announced

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 22, 2009 -- Dr. Ernest Childs, President Emeritus of ArchaeaSolutions Inc. (Tyrone, GA) was named Chairman of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA)...

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 22, 2009 -- Dr. Ernest Childs, President Emeritus of ArchaeaSolutions Inc. (Tyrone, GA) was named Chairman of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) during the organization's 101st Annual Meeting in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Elected by WWEMA's Board of Directors, Childs will lead the Association during 2010 as chair of the Executive Committee.

Childs is joined on the WWEMA Executive Committee by Chairman-Elect Dan Durda, President & CEO of Aeration Industries International (Chaska, MN); Vice Chairman Deborah LaVelle, Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Aqua-Aerobic Systems (Loves Park, IL); Treasurer Jim Board, President of Weir Specialty Pumps (Salt Lake City, UT); Immediate Past-Chairman Dave Angelo, Vice President & General Manager of Fairbanks Morse Pump (Kansas City, KS); and President Dawn Kristof Champney of WWEMA (Washington, D.C.).

Newly-elected to the WWEMA Board were Nadia Abboud, Marketing Manager of Severn Trent Services (Colmar, PA); Ron Port, Managing Director of ITT Water & Wastewater USA (Charlotte, NC); and Kurt Tyler, Vice President of Marketing of Hach Company (Loveland, CO).

Since 1908, WWEMA has informed, educated and provided leadership on the issues that shape the future of the water and wastewater industry.

For further information, visit http://www.wwema.org.

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