2021-22 WQA Board of Governors and 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 fifteen members elected by the manufacturer/supplier/retail membership category and nine by the dealer membership category. 

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. 

Officers

President
Toby Thomas
Kinetico Incorporated
Newbury, OH
Vice President
James F. Stern
A.O. Smith Corporation
Milwaukee, WI

 
 Treasurer
Amanda Moore, CWS
Atlantic Filter Corporation
West Palm Beach, FL

 
Secretary
Judd Larned
Culligan International 
Rosemont, IL
 

 Governors

Immediate Past President
DJ Shannahan, 
MWS, CI, CCO
Sharp Water Culligan
Salisbury, MD 

Governor-at-Large
Mike Mitchell
PUR Water Filtration Products
(KAZ US
A Inc.)
Marlboro, MA

Governor-at-Large
Doug Ramer, MWS, CWR
Martin Water Kinetico
Myerstown, PA

Governor-at-Large
Gregory Reyneke, MWS
Red Fox Advisors
Orem, UT

Directors

Campbell.M Larry Gottlieb
Mark Campbell
Primo Water North America
Atlanta, GA
 
Darwin "Buzz" Goldstein, MWS
Charger Water Treatment
Products, LLC
Elgin, IL
Larry Gottlieb
ResinTech, Inc.
Camden, NJ 

 
Douglas Haring,
MWS, CI, CWR
Clack Corporation
Ponte Vedra, FL

 

Michael Herman, MWS
Driessen Water Inc.
Owatonna, MN

Jeffrey B. Hill
Robert B. Hill Co
Minneapolis, MN

Trent Jacobi
GE Appliances
Louisville, KY
 

Edward P. "Ted" Jones, MWS
Kinetico Incorporated
Carmichael, CA

Sun Yong Lee
Coway Co. Ltd.
Gongju-si, Republic of Korea

Donald McGhee, MWS
Hydro Systems, Inc.
Harlingen, TX

Michael McGowan, MWS
McGowan Water Conditioning
Mankato, MN

Michael Mormino
ENPRESS LLC
Eastlake, OH

Ken Steitz, MWS, CI
EcoWater of Central California
Fresno, CA

Rebecca Tallon
A.O. Smith Corporation
Milwaukee, WI

 
Stephen Ver Strat
Amway
Ada, MI

Chris Wilker
Canature WaterGroup U.S.A.
White Bear Lake, MN