December 2021 E-Newsletter
Issue #137
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Section Election Is Open
AWWA Members Encouraged To Vote For Your Section Board  
All AWWA members were sent an email invitation to vote via electronic ballot in this years Section election. If you did not receive this email please check your spam filter or click the link below to access the voting booth.

To vote members will be asked to enter their email and last name which will be verified against the AWWA member database. You will only be allowed to vote once. 

Candidates for office this year are:

Chair Elect
Doug Schlepp
Dan Sleeth

AWWA Directior
James Dean
Lacey Goeres-Priest
Alex Mofidi

Oregon/Idaho Trustee
Joel Cary
Erika Murphy

Washington Trustee
Pat Everham
Tonya Reiss

Trustee At Large
Libby Barg Bakke
DeEtta Fosbury
Michelle Johnson

Polls close on December 31. 
2022 Excellence in Engineering Awards
Call for Entries! 
Engineering Contest
Submit your entry for the 2022 Excellence in Engineering Awards. These awards recognize excellence in engineering for water supply, treatment, or conveyance projects. Persons, agencies, consultants, contractors, and water utilities who have recently or will be completing a water supply, treatment, or conveyance project for a water supply utility or agency in Idaho, Oregon or Washington may apply.

To be considered for the 2022 Awards, the Committee will be looking for outstanding water related engineering projects which have shown:

  • Incorporation of innovative technologies or approaches
  • Difficulty of the challenges overcome
  • Inclusion of sustainability elements (includes resource sustainability or cost effectiveness)
  • Considerations for system or project resiliency (seismic, flood, system redundancy, etc.) 

Please feel free to nominate one of your Projects or someone else's that you feel is deserving of an Award. Entry deadline is January 14.
Job Postings
  • Electrician/Mechanical Technician
  • Project Engineer
  • Control System Technician
  • Utility Worker I or II
  • Customer Service Supervisor
  • Project Engineer
  • Senior Water Distribution Operator
  • General Manager
  • Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Design Engineer
  • General Manager
  • Utility Worker
  • Staff Engineer
  • Accounting Specialist
  • Client Service Leader - Water Services
  • Engineer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Senior Water Treatment Operator
  • Development Engineering Permit Specialist
  • Utilities Construction Engineer
That's it for this month! Please send your news or information for inclusion in the January edition to the Section office. Have a wonderful holiday season with your family and friends.

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Kyle Kihs
Executive Director