Across two days of presentations and panel discussion, utility leaders will share insights and lessons learned on some of today’s most important topics:

Addressing Aging Infrastructure
Climate Change and Resiliency
How COVID Permanently Changed the Workplace
Utility Employee Motivation and Reward
Enterprise Asset Management
Infrastructure Funding
Innovation and Technology
Water Reuse
Utility Management

​​​The Mid-Atlantic Utility Conference brings utility leaders together from across the region and beyond, to learn and network, sharing their experiences with some of today's most challenging aspects of delivering drinking water, storm water, and waste water. ​​

It is truly an event planned by utilities, for utilities and their partners.

Conference Directors
Chein-Chi Chang
Chris Phipps
Art Shapiro
Joe Siemek
Ann McPherson 

If you have questions at this time, please email our

Committee Chair, Chein-Chi Chang, or send a note to

Our conference theme highlights the deliberate steps that utilities and partnering organizations are taking to improve equity, inclusiveness, and diversity at all levels.  Our program is set, with dozens of utility leaders participating  in a combination presentation / panel discussion format for each session -- you will not want to miss this year's Mid-Atlantic Utility Conference!

The conference brings together hundreds of utility leaders and their partners for two days of learning and networking, and we are thrilled to announce our program highlights.

Welcome: Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive
Keynote: Colonel Estee S. Pinchasin, US Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District Commander

We will also host a
Pre-Conference Plant Tour of the Anne Arundel County Patuxent Water Reclamation Facility on Monday, October 24th.  Click here for details about the plant tour.

Special thanks to our volunteer committee members who have been working diligently to bring together this awesome program.  


Click Here for more information and to purchase an Exhibit Space or Sponsorship, or to Register as an attendee.

The Inclusive Utility 

Utility Participants (listed alphabetically)

Robert Angelotti, Upper Occaquon Service Authority

Pinar Balci, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
Brian Ball, Baltimore City Department of Public Works
William Bettin, Harford County Department of Public Works
April Bingham, City of Richmond
Charles Bott, Hampton Roads Sanitation District
Jonathan Carpenter, DC Water
Rudy Chow, Washington Aqueduct, US Army Corps of Engineers
Haydee De Clippeleir, DC Water
Jessica Dzara, Loudoun Water
Jeffrey Fretwell, Maryland Department of the Environment
Doug Grimes, Fairfax Water
Kimberly Grove, Baltimore City Department of Public Works
Mike Harmer, WSSC Water
Randy E. Hayman, City of Philadelphia Water
Jamie Bain Hedges, Fairfax Water
Gregory Hoover, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

Clark Howells, Baltimore City Department of Public Works
Jorianne Jernberg, United States Environmental Protection Agency
Charlotte Katzanmoyer, Capital Region Water
Yosef Kebede, Baltimore City Department of Public Works
Pam Kenel, Loudoun Water
Mike Kyle, Lancaster Area Sewer Authority
Rosanna LaPlante, WSSC Water
David McDonough, WSSC Water
Paula McEvoy, Veolia

Jamie Mitchell, Hampton Roads Sanitation District
Jason Mitchell, Baltimore City Department of Public Works

Karen Pallansch, Alexandria Renew Enterprises
Chris Phipps, Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works
Kishia Powell, DC Water

James Price, WSSC Water
Christopher Salice, Towson University
Alan Sauvageau, WSSC Water
Andrew Sawyers, US Environmental Protection Agency
Art Shapiro, Howard County Bureau of Utilities
Joseph Siemek, Harford County Department of Public Works
Eileen Singleton, Baltimore Metropolitan Council
Jeff Sparks, Hampton Roads Sanitation District
Ruby Stanmyer, US Environmental Protection Agency
Lisa Stone, DC Water

Horacio Tablada, Maryland Department of the Environment
DeAnna Thomas, WSSC Water
Kristan VandenHeuvel, The Water Tower
Rick Warner, Washoe County, NV (retired)

Planning Committee
Nicolle Boulay
Priscilla Brown-Buchalla
Jonathan Carpenter
Rudy Chow
Teresa DiGenova
Kimberly Grove
Andrew Fuller
Eric Held
Clark Howells
Arthur Jones-Dove
Yosef Kebede
Mike Kyle
Rosanna LaPlante
Sophia Liskovich
Michael Maker
Jay Price
Michael Skerritt
an Siddiqi