One Water Council

The US Water Alliance convenes the One Water Council, a collaborative cross-sector platform that brings together utility managers, sustainability directors, planners, community leaders, environmental advocates, business leaders, researchers, and others who are driving a movement towards One Water management.

The Council is a unique venue to connect with innovative practitioners who work on a range of one water management strategies, including: green infrastructure, resource recovery, water reuse, watershed planning and restoration, climate resiliency, water efficiency, and more.

The Council offers dynamic opportunities for one water practitioners to come together to learn from each other, partner on policy development, develop joint advocacy positions, and advance integrated approaches to water resource management.


Michael Mucha (Council Chair)
Chief Engineer and Director, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District

Ted Henifin (Council Vice-Chair)
General Manager, Hampton Roads Sanitation District

Tyler Antrup
Urban Water Program Manager, Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans 

Katherine Baer
Director of Science and Policy, The River Network

Gary Belan
Senior Director, Clean Water Supply Program, American Rivers

Tad Bohannon
CEO, Central Arkansas Water

Wendy Broley
One Water Leader, Brown and Caldwell

Erica Brown
Director of Sustainability and Climate Programs, AMWA

Bianca Butts
Manager of Climate Resilience & Sustainability, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Rick Callender
Deputy Administrative Officer, Office of Government Relations, Santa Clara Valley Water District

Marc Cammarata
Director, Office of Watersheds, Philadelphia Water Department

Jennifer Carlile
Water Policy & Waste Reduction Specialist, City of Atlanta, Mayor's Office of Sustainability

Michael Carlin
Deputy General Manager & Chief Operating Officer, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Prabhu Chandrasekeran
Associate, Greeley and Hansen

Albert Cho
Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Xylem

Jeff Clarke
General Manager, Alderwood Water and Wastewater District

Paula Conolly
Director, Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange

Kevin Critendon
Assistant Director, Water Resources, City of Austin

Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells 
CEO, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Kirsten Evans
North America Urban Water Project Director, The Nature Conservancy

Penny Falcon
Water Resources Policy Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Emily Feenstra
Director, Infrastructure Initiatives and Public Affairs, ASCE

Steve Fleischli
Senior Attorney and Director, Water Program, Natural Resources Defense Council 

Allison Fore
Public and Intergovernmental Affairs Officer, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

H. Bernard Franks
General Manager, Clayton County Water Authority

Peter Gaebler
Water Resources Specialist, City of Madison

Nathan Gardner-Andrews
Chief Advocacy Officer, National Association of Clean Water Agencies

Pat Hamilton
Director, Global Initiatives, Science Learning Division, Science Museum of Minnesota

Mami Hara
General Manager, Seattle Public Utilities 

Tom Heikkinen
General Manager, Madison Water Utility

Rik Hull
Executive Vice President of Strategy & External Affairs, National Association of Water Companies

Lara Isch
Environmental Manager, KC Water

Michael Jackson
Deputy Director, Independence Water Pollution Control Department

Mark Jockers
Government and Public Affairs Director, Clean Water Services

Alex Johnson
Freshwater Fund Director, The Freshwater Trust

Paula Kehoe
Water Resources Director, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Dan Kennedy
Director, Environmental and Utility Operations, Clean Water Construction Coalition

John Kmeic
Director, Marana Water

Elaine Kraft
Intergovernmental & Communications Director Director, Cascade Water Alliance

Andy Kricun
Executive Director, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority

Kent Lage
Urban Services Manager, Johnson County 

Terry Leeds
Director, KC Water

Vanessa Leiby
Executive Director, Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association

Jim Lochhead
CEO, Denver Water

Mark McKoy
Senior Director, SUEZ

Steve Meyer
Director of Environmental Services, City of Springfield

Erik Meyers
Vice President, The Conservation Fund

Karen Pallansch
CEO, Alexandria Renew Enterprises

Tony Parrott
Executive Director, Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District

Sam Paske
Assistant General Manager, Metropolitan Council

Mike Personett
Acting Director, City of Austin

Robert Phillips
City Engineer, City of Madison, WI Stormwater & Sewer Utilities

Jason Pierce
Manager of Watershed & Contract Services, Upper Trinity Regional Water District

Jim Poff
Assistant General Manager for Operations, Clayton County Water Authority

Dan Rodrigo
Vice President, CDM Smith

Scott Royer
President and General Manager of Veolia Water Milwaukee, Veolia

Candice Rupprecht
Water Conservation Specialist, Tucson Water 

Susan Rutherford
Watershed Manager, City of Atlanta, Department of Watershed Management

Carrie Sanneman
Clean Water Program Manager, Willamette Partnership

James Schlaman
Water Resources Group Leader, Black & Veatch

Kevin Shafer
Executive Director, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Tom Sigmund
Executive Director, NEW Water

Jonathan Stinson
Deputy General Manager, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority

Bryan Stubbs
Executive Director, Cleveland Water Alliance

Chris Sturm
Managing Director, Policy and Water, New Jersey Future 

Wing Tam
Assistant Division Manager Watershed Protection Division, LA Sanitation

Patrick Thomas
Public Affairs Specialist, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Tim Thomure
Director, Tucson Water

Enrique Vadiveloo
Senior Associate, Hazen & Sawyer

Cristi Walker
Director of Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs, City of Atlanta, Department of Watershed Management

Renee Willette
Water Sector Leader, Stantec

Roger Wolf
Director of Environmental Programs and Services, Iowa Soybean Association

Beate Wright
Executive Director, Water Research Foundation

Enrique Zaldivar
Director, LA Sanitation


Participation in the One Water Council

US Water Alliance membership is required to participate in the One Water Council. If you would like to get involved with the Council, please contact Megan Demit (

For more information about becoming a member of the US Water Alliance, click here.