Board of Directors

Board Members

Jen Garigliano | President

Vice President New York Chief of Staff, Bureau of Water Supply NYCDEP

Jennifer manages the office of the Bureau of Water Supply’s Deputy Commissioner ensuring preparation for all daily activities in order to achieve the Bureau’s mission of delivering approximately 1.1 billion

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Jane Rowan | Past President

Ecologist & Regulatory Specialist, Mott MacDonald

Ms. Rowan has been nationally recognized for advancing policies for the integrated management of water resources as long-time active member, board member and then president of the American Water Resources

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Dennis W. Palmer, P.E. | P.P. Treasurer

Executive Director & Chief Engineer, Landis Sewerage Authority

Dennis W. Palmer. P.E., P.P., presently WRA Treasurer and past Chairman for 11 years. Mr. Palmer has over 40 years of experience in the water resources field holding positions at

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Bob Collings | Secretary

Partner, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

Mr. Collings is Co-Chair of the Energy & Environmental Practice Group, co-chair of the Sustainability and Environmental Services Practice Group, former chair of the Litigation Department, and a former member

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Scott Hughes, P.E. | Vice Chair Pennsylvania

Vice President Water Business Line, Gannett Fleming, Inc.

Scott manages Water Business Line operations in Eastern Pennsylvania and directs engineering services related to drinking water, wastewater, stormwater and public works projects for municipal authorities, townships, boroughs, counties, private

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Russ Furnari | Vice Chair New Jersey

Retired Manager of Environmental Policy Enterprise, Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG)

Russell Furnari is the former Manager of Environmental Policy Enterprise at Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG). He was with      PSEG for 40+ years, working in a variety of

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Marc E. Gold | Vice Chair At-Large

Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLC

Marc was a founding partner of Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP, an environmental and energy law firm headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, Pa. He retired last year after an environmental

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Bob Matty | Vice Chair At- Large

Manager Environmental Programs, Exelon

Bob Matty is an Environmental Programs Manager for Exelon Generation Company’s fleet of natural gas, renewable (hydro, wind, solar) and oil powered fleet of generating assets located in 14 States

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Greg Cavallo, P.G. | Vice Chair At-Large

Principal, Cavallo Environmental services LLC

Greg Cavallo, Principal at Cavallo Environmental Services, has more than 25 years of diversified experience in the environmental field with a focus on the environmental chemistry of emerging contaminants. Before

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Liesel Gross | Vice Chair At-Large

Chief Executive Officer, Lehigh County Authority

Liesel Gross is the Chief Executive Officer of Lehigh County Authority, a regional water and sewer utility in eastern Pennsylvania serving a population of 200,000. She brings a unique non-technical

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Virginia Eisenbrey | Vice Chair At-Large

Director of Customer Relations and Supply Operations, Artesian Water

At Artesian Water, Ginney oversees Operations Supply which includes all water testing, regulations, and compliance with local, state and federal guidelines for water quality in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania as

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Robert Bowers, P.E. | Vice President

Ramboll Corporation

Robert Bowers, P.E. is a Vice President for the Ramboll Corporation (formerly O’Brien & Gere), has 42 years of dam and water resources engineering and construction experience, and has served as

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W. Kortney Brown, P.E. | Associate

Schnabel Engineering

W. Kortney Brown, PE is an Associate with Schnabel Engineering and a board member of WRA. As either a PM, resident engineer, reviewer, or designer, Kortney has worked on more

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Seung Ah Byun | Executive Director

Chester County Water Resources Authority

With over 20 years of experience in water resources management and environmental planning, Seung Ah Byun, PhD, PE, is the Executive Director of the Chester County Water Resources Authority. Prior

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Larry Finnicum | Vice Chair Delaware

VP/General Manager, Municipal Water - Mid Atlantic Operations, Veolia North America

Larry Finnicum, the VP/General Manager, has been overseeing Veolia operations in Delaware since September of 2014. Prior to taking the helm in Delaware, Larry oversaw SUEZ operations and administrative activities

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Lisa Himber | President

Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay

Lisa B. Himber is President of the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay, a nonprofit trade association.  The Maritime Exchange represents port businesses and related organizations operating throughout

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Ray Lees | Partner

Langan Engineering

Ray Lees is a Partner at Langan Engineering and Environmental Services and a professional engineer (PE), certified hazardous material manager (CHMM), Diplomat of the Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientist

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Jeff Pantazes | Vice Chair At-Large

Senior Technical Director/Senior Consultant, AKRF, Inc

Jeff Pantazes is currently a Senior Technical Director / Senior Consultant with AKRF, Inc., based out of Mt Laurel NJ.  He has been with AKRF for 7 years, after spending

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Open Seats

Vice President, NJ

Vice Chairman, NY