Steering Committee


Jim McQuarrie 

Chief Innovation Officer
Metro Wastewater Reclamation District (Denver)


Erika Bailey

Plant Process Engineer
City of Raleigh, NC 


John Arena

Business Outreach Manager
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Charles Bott, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE 

Chief of Research and Development
Hampton Roads Sanitation District

Colin Chapman

Innovation Research & Development Manager
Queensland Urban Utilities
International Liaison

Angelita Fasnacht

Environmental Scientist
American Water

Thomas E. Kunetz, P.E., BCEE, WEF Fellow 

Assistant Director of Engineering
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago 

Jeff Lape

Deputy Director
U.S. EPA, Office of Science and Technology

Nancy Love, Ph.D. 

University of Michigan

Sudhir Murthy, Ph.D.

Water Process Technology Development/Commercialization
Water Innovations Consulting

Jeff Peeters 

Senior Product Manager
Suez Water Technologies and Solutions

David Rexing

Water Quality Research & Development Manager
Southern Nevada Water Authority

Art Umble, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE

Vice President
Americas Wastewater Practice Leader