2015-2016 WQA Board of Directors

As per the Association's bylaws, the affairs of WQA shall be under the direction of a 24-person board of directors, consisting of ten members elected by the manufacturer/supplier members, two by the commercial/industrial members, nine by the dealer members, two by the retail channel members, and one by the international members.

Eight of the 24 directors shall also serve as a board of governors. They will include the four officers (board president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer), the immediate past president, and three governors-at-large. One governor-at-large shall be selected by directors elected by manufacturer/supplier members, one by the dealer members, one by the commercial/industrial, retail channel and international members.

President
Bret P. Tangley, 
MWS
Sterling Water, Inc.
Eau Claire, WI

Vice-President
Donald K. McGhee, 
MWS
Hydro Systems, Inc.
Harlingen, TX

Secretary
Chris Wilker
EcoWater Systems LLC
Woodbury, MN

Treasurer
Robert Maisner
Paragon Water Systems
Tampa, FL

Officers

 

 

Immediate Past
President
Douglas S. "Sam" Karge
Pentair Filtration, Inc. - Pentek
Milwaukee, WI

Governor-at-Large
Cindy Gresham,
CWS
Thermax Inc.
Millersville, PA

Govenor-at-Large
Tom Harrington
DS Services of
America, Inc.

Atlanta, GA

Governor-at-Large
Stephen Ver Strat
Access Business
Group LLC

Ada, MI

 Governors  

Cedella Beazley
Dow Water &
Process Solutions

Edina, MN

Govind Bommi,
CWS
Filtrex Technologies Pvt Ltd
Bangalore, India

Frank A. Brigano,
Ph.D.
KX Technologies LLC
West Haven, CT

Scott Clawson
Culligan International Company
Rosemont, IL

 Directors  

Ronald Edwards,
MWS
Hague Quality Water
of Maryland

Annapolis, MD

Kurt Gruett,
CWS
Water-Right, Inc.
Appleton, WI

David E. Hawkins,
CWS
Hawkins Water
Tech, Inc.

Middlebury, IN

Douglas Horner
ENPRESS LLC
Eastlake, OH

     

William H. Jefferis,
CWS
Freeman Water
Treatment, Inc.

Jackson, MS

Michael S. Kinney,
MWS
Portasoft of Morris County
Kenvil, NJ

Michael J. McGowan,
MWS
McGowan Water Conditioning, Inc.
Mankato, MN

Shannon Murphy
TST Water, LLC
Temecula, CA

     

Kelly Parks
Aqua-Man Water Conditioning
Boerne, TX

Knut Sauerbier
Brita GmbH
Taunusstein,
Germany

Michael Schaefer,
MWS
Culligan Water Conditioning
Herculaneum, MO

Toby Thomas
Kinetico Incorporated
Newbury, OH