KANSAS CITY, MO. - Elizabeth Treadway, PWLF, became President of the American Public Works Association (APWA) during the 2012 APWA International Public Works Congress and Exposition in Anaheim, California. Serving as President for a one year term, Treadway will lead the organization, which provides professional development and educational services, and promotes increased investment in public works infrastructure and sustainable infrastructure systems. Treadway is currently Principal, Water Resources with AMEC Environment and Infrastructure, in Johnson City, TN.
Treadway is joined on the Board of Directors by APWA President-Elect Ed Gottko, P.E., PWLF, Town Administrator (retired), Town of Westfield, NJ. Gottko will serve a one-year term as APWA President-Elect, followed by consecutive President and Past-President one year terms. Also on the Board is Past-President Diane Linderman, P.E., PWLF, of Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB) in Richmond, VA.
New and re-elected members to the APWA Board of Directors for 2012-13 include Rick Stinson, PWLF, Director of Public Works, Town of Wakefield, MA., for Region I Director; William (Bo) Mills, PWLF, Director of Public Services with the City of Germantown, TN., for Director of Region III; and Tommy Brown, PWLF, Superintendent of Fleet Services for the City of LaGrange, GA., for Director of Region IV; as well as Linda Petelka, B.Sc., Manager of the Wastewater Program Planning Section, the Regional Municipality of Peel, ON., CANADA, as Region V Director. The re-elected APWA Board members include Larry Stevens, P.E., PWLF, Senior Project Manager, Howard R. Green Company, of Johnston, IA., for Region VI Director; Jimmy B. Foster, P.E., PWLF, Jacobs Engineering Program Manager (retired), of Plano, TX. for Region VII Director; and Ronald J. Calkins, P.E., PWLF, Director of Public Works (retired), City of Ventura, CA. for Region VIII Director. Other re-elected Board members include Brian R. Usher, PWLF, Director of Public Works in Largo, FL., for Director-At-Large, Fleet and Facilities Management; Cora Jackson-Fossett, PWLF, Public Information Director II for the Public Affairs Office of the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works in CA., for Director-At-Large, Leadership and Management; and Susan Hann, P.E., AICP, ICMA-CM, City Manager of Palm Bay, FL., for Director-At-Large, Transportation.
The new members of the APWA Board are Jill Marilley, P.E., MPA, PWLF, Senior Project Manager with HDR, Inc. in the Seattle, WA. area, Region IX Director; Harry L. Weed, PWLF, Superintendent of Public Works for the Village of Rockville Centre, NY., Region II Director; David L. Lawry, P.E., Director of Village Operations for the Village of Wauconda, IL., for Director-At-Large, Engineering and Technology; and William E. (Bill) Spearman, III, P.E., of Woolpert, Inc. in Columbia, SC., for Director-At-Large, Environmental Management.