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Executive Director of IWEA resigns

Scott Grimes, Interim Executive Director

Staffing Changes at Indiana Water Environment Association

(Indianapolis, IN: November 6, 2019) – The Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA) has announced Julia Whitson has resigned as Executive Director to accept a role with Whitinger Strategic Services. Whitson joined IWEA in 2009 as an Association Coordinator and developed into the Executive Director role for the organization.

“We appreciate Julia’s 10 years of service and wish her the best in her career,” said Scott Grimes, IWEA Interim Executive Director.

IWEA announced Kate Martin who previously held positions with the Indiana Construction Roundtable and the Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation has joined IWEA as the new Association Manager. Former Executive Director, Scott Grimes, has stepped into the role of Interim Executive Director. Grimes will primarily work with the board and executive team while overseeing the business and staffing of the organization. Martin will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the organization including working in unison with IWEA committees to help carry out their initiatives.

Kylee Daily will continue her role as Events, Communications, and Marketing Director. Amy Herbertz will continue her respective role as Membership Coordinator.

The Indiana Water Environment Association is dedicated to preserving and protecting Indiana’s waterways through educating our members and the citizens of Indiana about the importance of our water environment.

Passing of Stephen Bender; Greenfield Water Utility

As part of the water community, I am reaching out to you all to share that Stephen Bender passed away on Oct. 10, 2019.

As many you know Steve worked for the Greenfield Water Utility for over 40 years and had retired in January 2019. Steve was a great part of the Utility and he would share his positive outlook and a story or two with those he knew. He will be missed in the Water Community.