2016-2017 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
Donald K. McGhee,
MWS
Hydro Systems, Inc.
Harlingen, Texas

Vice-President
Robert Maisner
Paragon Water Systems
Tampa, Florida

Secretary
Stephen Ver Strat
Access Business
Group LLC

Ada, Michigan

Treasurer
Chris Wilker
EcoWater Systems LLC
Woodbury, Minnesota

Officers

 

 

Immediate Past
President
Bret P. Tangley, 
MWS
Sterling Water, Inc.
dba Culligan of West Central WI

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Governor-at-Large
Scott Clawson
Culligan International Company
Rosemont, Illinois

Governor-at-Large
Cindy Gresham,
CWS
Thermax Inc.
Hedgesville, West Virginia

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

Atlanta, Georgia

 Governors  

Cedella Beazley
Dow Water &
Process Solutions

Edina, MN

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

Peter Chermak
Clack Corporation
Windsor, Wisconsin

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

 Directors  

Jeffrey B. Hill,
MWS
Robert B Hill Co
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Douglas Horner
ENPRESS LLC
Eastlake, Ohio

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

Jackson, Mississippi

Kelly Johnson,
CWS
Quality Water Services
Ponca City, Oklahoma

     

Michael S. Kinney,
MWS
Portasoft of Morris County
Kenvil, New Jersey

Michael R. Long,
MWS
Elken Sdn Bhd
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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

Toby Thomas
Kinetico Incorporated
Newbury, Ohio