Executive Committee

Front Row (from left to right): Paula Drouin, Vanessa McPherson, Scott Lander, Janine Burke-Wells, Deborah Mahoney, Amy Anderson George, Marina Fernandes, Frederick McNeill, and Robert Fischer. Back Row (from left to right): Mary Barry, David VanHoven, John Digiacomo, Philip Tucker, Scott Goodinson, Edward Davies, James Barsanti, Virigil Lloyd, and Colin O’Brien. © 2023 Photo by Cindy M. Loo

The NEWEA Executive Committee is made up of 23 water professionals throughout New England.  The committee strives to stimulate interest and active participation in the Association and its activities and supervises Association committees’ activities.  The committee also manages the affairs and conducts all business relative to the operation and well being of the Association.

President Robert Fischer City of South Burlington, VT 802-658-7964 View Bio
President Elect Scott Goodinson Town of Narragansett, RI 401-782-0682 View Bio
Vice President Deborah Mahoney Brown and Caldwell 978-983-2069 View Bio
Treasurer David VanHoven Stantec 617-314-7122 View Bio
Past President Frederick McNeill City of Manchester, NH 603-624-6341 View Bio
Executive Director Mary Barry NEWEA 781-939-0908 View Bio
WEF Delegate (10/20) Peter Garvey Dewberry 617-695-3400 View Bio
WEF Delegate (10/21) Ray Vermette City of Dover, NH 603-516-6475  View Bio
WEF Delegate (10/22) Janine Burke-Wells NEBRA 401-651-2098 View Bio
WEF Delegate (10/23) Virgil Lloyd Fuss & O’Neill 860-646-2469 View Bio
Director – Connecticut Vanessa McPherson Arcadis 914-641-2418 View Bio
Director – Maine Paula Drouin Lewiston Auburn WPCA 207-782-0917 View Bio
Director – Massachusetts John DiGiacomo Town of Natick, MA 508-647-6400 View Bio
Director – New Hampshire Michael Trainque Hoyle, Tanner & Associates 603-669-5555 View Bio
Director – Rhode Island Edward Davies Quonset Development Corp 401-294-6342 View Bio
Director – Vermont Michael Smith Weston & Sampson 802-244-5051 View Bio
Collection Systems/Water Resource Council Director Scott Lander retain-it 978-837-7717 View Bio
Communications Council Director Philip Tucker York Sewer District 207-363-4232 View Bio
Outreach Council Director Colin O’Brien Brown and Caldwell 978-983-2049 View Bio
Treatment. System Operations, & Mgmt Council Director Marina Fernandes Town of Milton, MA 617-898-4870 View Bio
Innovation Council Director Michael Murphy Independent Water Innovation Consultant 512-825-6278 View Bio
Meeting Management Council Director Amy Anderson George ARCADIS 781-213-4901 View Bio