APWA Top 10 Leader: Clark Wantoch, PE, PWLF
Advice: Become the go-to person for when elected officials need help.
APWA Top 10 Leader: Walter Veselka, PE, PWLF
Advice: An excellent working relationship is a two-way street.
APWA Top 10 Leader: Jim Proce, MBA, PWLF
Advice: Treat elected officials as real people.
APWA Top 10 Leader: Bob Patterson
Advice: Work together to establish common ground.
APWA Top 10 Leader: James Neal, PE
Advice: Don’t try to be a politician just because you work for one.
APWA Top 10 Leader: Diane Nakano, PE
Advice: Anticipate your city manager’s needs.
APWA Top 10 Leader: John Herzke, PE, PWLF
Advice: Treat city council members as part of the public works team.
APWA Top 10 Leader: Kenneth Eyre, PE
Advice: Make elected officials aware of the need for enhanced infrastructure.
Public Works Conference Includes Stormwater Track
The only professional organization for municipal employees who oversee infrastructure assets and services brings its annual conference to Minneapolis Aug. 28-31. The many educational and networking opportunities include a Stormwater Summit developed by the association's Water Resources Management Committee.