The members of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) elected new officers and directors during its l13th Annual Meeting held in Miami Beach, Florida on November 3-5, 2021.

The 2022 WWEMA Executive Committee comprises:

  • Chairman Vince Baldasare, Sales Manager, Gorman-Rupp Company (Mansfield, OH)
  • Chair-Elect Diane Meyer, Director of Marketing, Val-Matic Valve and Manufacturing Corporation (Elmhurst, IL)
  • Vice-Chairman William (Bill) Decker, Vice President & General Manager-Equipment Services Group, Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. (Loves Park, IL)
  • Treasurer Henk-Jan van Ettekoven, President, HUBER Technology, Inc. (Denver, NC)
  • Immediate Past Chairman John Collins, Chief Executive Officer, JCM Industries, Inc. (Nash, TX)

Jay Conroy, President, Hydro-Dyne Engineering, Inc. (Clearwater, FL) was appointed as Assistant Treasurer.

Three members were newly elected to the WWEMA 2022 Board of Directors:

  • Ron Dollar, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, WRT LLC (Westminster, CO)
  • Robert Jeyaseelan, President, Vapex Environmental Technologies, LLC (Cocoa, FL)
  • Chris Thomson, Director, Strategic Initiatives, Sensus, a Xylem brand (Morrisville, NC)

One member was re-elected to serve a second three-year term:

  • Henk-Jan van Ettekoven, President, HUBER Technology, Inc. (Denver, NC)

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