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MWRD Board announces new committee assignments

MWRD President Kathleen Meany announced new committee assignments at the Board meeting on January 17.

 

With a new nine member Board of Commissioners and officers in place at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), the important work of leading the District through standing committee assignments can begin as President Kathleen Therese Meany announced new committee assignments at the last Board meeting on January 17.

Commissioners holding these posts are responsible for studying the associated issues and leading policy direction for the important work of the MWRD.

“The work conducted through committees is important for ensuring that we adhere to our enabling legislation and strategic plan initiatives,” said President Kathleen Therese Meany. “Because we take this work seriously, committees meet regularly to evaluate District activities so that we, as agency policy-makers, can make informed decisions.”

New committee assignments include:

Affirmative Action Committee – Barbara J. McGowan, Chairman; Frank Avila, Vice Chairman

Budget & Employment – Kari K. Steele, Chairman; Debra Shore, Vice Chairman

Engineering – Frank Avila, Chairman; Debra Shore, Vice Chairman

Ethics – Kathleen Therese Meany, Chairman; Mariyana T. Spyropoulos, Vice Chairman

Federal Legislation – Michael A. Alvarez, Chairman; Kathleen Therese Meany, Vice Chairman

Finance – Mariyana T. Spyropoulos, Chairman; Kathleen Therese Meany, Vice Chairman

Industrial Waste & Water Pollution – Patrick D. Thompson, Chairman; Frank Avila, Vice Chairman

Information Technology – Kari K. Steele, Chairman; Patrick D. Thompson, Vice Chairman

Judiciary – Mariyana T. Spyropoulos, Chairman; Patrick D. Thompson, Vice Chairman

Labor & Industrial Relations – Cynthia M. Santos, Chairman; Michael A. Alvarez, Vice Chairman

Maintenance & Operations – Frank Avila, Chairman; Kathleen Therese Meany, Vice Chairman

Monitoring & Research – Patrick D. Thompson, Chairman; Kari K. Steele, Vice Chairman

Municipalities – Debra Shore, Chairman; Cynthia M. Santos, Vice Chairman

Pension, Human Resources & Civil Service – Kathleen Therese Meany, Chairman; Barbara J. McGowan, Vice Chairman

Public Health & Welfare – Frank Avila, Chairman; Mariyana T. Spyropoulos, Vice Chairman

Public Information & Education – Debra Shore, Chairman; Barbara J. McGowan, Vice Chairman

Procurement – Barbara J. McGowan, Chairman; Cynthia M. Santos, Vice Chairman

Real Estate Development – Mariyana T. Spyropoulos, Chairman; Cynthia M. Santos, Vice Chairman

State Legislation & Rules – Cynthia M. Santos, Chairman; Michael A. Alvarez, Vice Chairman

Stormwater Management – Michael A. Alvarez, Chairman; Kari K. Steele, Vice Chairman

Additional information about the MWRD can be found at www.mwrd.org.

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