California – Nevada Section of American Water Works Association Seeks New Section Chief
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The California – Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association is now recruiting applicants for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director will be responsible for conducting, managing, and directing all aspects of the Section’s business operations as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Key to this position will be the ability to implement the strategic goals identified by the Board of Directors, developing and delivering education, programs, services, and events that meet members’ needs. The winning candidate will be adept at ensuring the financial stability of the Section, engaging and developing volunteer resources, building strategic partnerships with other organizations, and ensuring that a high level of coordination and cooperation exists with these groups and AWWA.
“We are conducting a nationwide search for the right person to lead this important Section,” says Phil Holderness, Chair of the California – Nevada Section. “We need someone focused on Customer Service, with the ability to help our members navigate today’s water industry challenges, and skilled in the very specialized area of non-profit management. Our search is broad in scope, as we want to find the best possible leadership for our section.”
The California-Nevada Section is the largest of AWWA’s forty-three sections with nearly 7,000 members. The Section works to lead and educate the drinking water industry by providing a variety of services and activities including conferences, workshops, seminars, publications, certification and events.
Application deadline is Monday, November 29, 2010. Application, Job Description, and Background Information is available at: http://ca-nv-awwa.org/iMISpublic/executivedirector.htm
AWWA is an international nonprofit and educational society and the largest and oldest organization of water professionals in the world. Members represent the full spectrum of the water community: treatment plant and distribution system operators and managers, scientists, environmentalists, manufacturers, academicians, regulators, and others who hold genuine interest in water supply and public health. Membership includes more than 4,600 utilities and more than 60,000 members.
SOURCE American Water Works Association