About Us: Legislative & Regulatory Committee

WWEMA's Legislative & Regulatory Committee monitors issues affecting the water and wastewater industry and directs the association's advocacy efforts.


Committee Members
Deb LaVelle (Chair), Aquarius Technologies, LLC
George Vorsheim (Vice Chair), Environment One Corporation
VACANT (Chair, Buy American Subcommittee)
Vanessa Leiby (Staff Liaison), WWEMA
Jim Arnold, WRT LLC
Duane Bollig, WRT LLC
Ron Collins, JCM Industries, Inc.
Bill Decker, Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc.
Michael Dimitriou, WRT LLC
John Dyson, Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc.
William Flores, Smith & Loveless Inc.
Jon Freedman, SUEZ
Mark Handzel, Xylem Inc.
James Horton, Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc.
Thomas McCurdy, Aerzen USA
Diane Meyer, Val-Matic Valve & Manufacturing Corporation
Adam Neumayer, Hydro International
Nick Peyton, Mueller Company, LLC
Tom Pokorsky, Nexom Inc.
Chuck Powers, Flowserve Corporation.
Don Schwerin, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
Danny Swalley, Electrosteel USA
Thacher Worthen, Schreiber LLC