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NAWC Announces New Director Of Regulatory Relations


 The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) is pleased to announce that Grace Soderberg has been named as its new director of regulatory affairs.

Soderberg comes to NAWC with more than ten years of utility experience on critical energy and environmental issues. Prior to joining NAWC, Soderberg served as manager for regulatory affairs at PEPCO Holdings Inc., one of the largest energy delivery companies in the Mid-Atlantic region. She has also served as director of energy supply for the Edison Electric Institute and assistant general counsel for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).

“We are very excited to have Grace join our team,” said Michael Deane, NAWC executive director. “Her expertise on regulatory issues is well known and highly regarded throughout the industry, and we are fortunate to have such a strong advocate representing us before policymakers.”

In cooperation with NAWC members, Soderberg will lead the organization’s efforts to advance critical issues for the water and wastewater industry both at the state and national levels through direct engagement with individual state commissions and with NARUC. Her long-standing relationships with key stakeholders across utility sectors, such as electric, gas, and telecommunications, will facilitate meaningful collaboration and strategic alliances.

Soderberg is a graduate of Baruch College and Vanderbilt University School of Law as well as an LL.M. candidate at the George Washington University Law School.

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The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) is the voice of the private water industry and the organization exclusively representing this group of quality water service providers, innovation drivers, creative financiers and responsible partners. To learn more about NAWC, visit or follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

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