Board of Directors

NAWC’s Board of Directors is comprised of the 20 top water industry executives from NAWC member companies. The board identifies focus areas for the association and sets its strategic direction. The NAWC is led by a Chairman chosen each year by his/her peers on our Board of Directors. The Chairman works closely with NAWC’s President and Chief Executive Officer to implement the strategic plan.
Contract Operations


Mr. David Stanton
CEO – Utility Holdings
SUEZ North America

Board of Directors

Mr. Stephane Bouvier
President and CEO

Mr. Jay L. Kooper. Esq.
VP and General Counsel
Middlesex Water Company

Mr. Christopher Franklin
Chairman, CEO and President
Aqua America

Mr. Andrew Gere
President and Chief Operating Officer
San Jose Water Company

Mr. Joe Gysel
EPCOR Water (USA), Inc.

Mr. Jeffrey Hines
President and CEO
York Water Company

Mr. Patrick J. Kerr
President and CEO
Baton Rouge Water Company

Mr. Martin A. Kropelnicki
President and CEO
California Water Service Group

Mr. Steven Lubertozzi
President, Midwest Region
Utilities Inc.

Mr. Walter Lynch
Chief Operating Officer
American Water

Mr. Steve Meininger
SVP, Operations Mgmt., Facilities Services

Mr. Rob MacLean
SouthWest Water Company

Mr. Donald Morrissey
Executive Vice President and CFO
Aquarion Water Company

Mr. Robert Nicholson
San Gabriel Valley Water Company

Mrs. Susan Suhanovsky
Torrington Water Company

Mr. Robert J. Sprowls
President and CEO
American States Water Company

Ms. Nicholle Taylor
Chief Operating Officer
Artesian Water Company

Mr. Aldie Warnock
Senior Vice President, Chief External Affairs and
Corporate Business Development Officer
American Water

Ms. Maureen Westbrook
VP, Customer Service and Regulatory Affairs
The Connecticut Water Company