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12/17/2018 Member News
Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association Elects Officers, Presents Awards Recognizing Excellence



On Dec. 12 in Fayetteville, members of the Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association elected the following officers for 2018: Nathan Hooper, Benton-Washington Regional Public Water Authority, Chair; Mayo Miller, Jacobs Engineering, Secretary/Treasurer; and Zak Johnston, Washington Water Authority, Vice Chair.

Brad Stewart, Springdale Water Utilities, received a plaque recognizing his years of service as outgoing Chair.

Outstanding Achievement Awards for 2018 are below:

Water Operator less than 5000 population: William Winn, Winn Environmental Tech
Water Operator more than 5000 population: Jesse Burch, Beaver Water District
Manager of the Year Water: Kimberly Patulak, Springdale Water Utilities
Laboratory Professional Water: Mindi Dearing, Beaver Water District
Backflow Prevention Professional: Jerry Cook, Springdale Water Utilities
Wastewater Operator more than 5000 population: John Eoff, Springdale Water Utilities
Manager of the Year Wastewater: Nancy Busen, Bentonville Wastewater
Small System Award Wastewater: Mike Neil, NACA
Pretreatment Professional: Ashley Gregg, Jacobs Engineering

Award winners (from left) Jesse Burch, Ashley Gregg, Nancy Busen, Kim Patulak, Jerry Cook, and John Eoff. (William Winn, Mindi Dearing and Mike Neil were not present for the photograph.)

The mission of the Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association, formed in 1950, is to encourage the education and licensing of its members in the field of water and wastewater systems and to provide a venue by which the members can share information, obtain training, and improve the overall standing of the profession within their communities. Visit nwd-awwwea.org for more information.