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Communications Committee

Committee Charges: 

  1. Advises staff and third-party public relations firms on topics of relevance to members and their target audiences and how the association can best communicate with its members
  2. Provides input to help guide strategy behind public outreach campaigns that will be developed by WQA staff for use by members to promote the industry among consumers
  3. Reviews results of consumer surveys and provides recommendations for how WQA and its member companies can apply the findings
  4. Helps WQA identify key influencers to leverage in disseminating messages in the social media realm 
  5. Identifies and endorses subject matter experts to serve as spokespersons for WQA with the media
  6. Serves as ambassadors of the WQA brand and mission
  7. Makes recommendations to the Board of Governors regarding activities to enhance the image and brand of WQA
  8. Provides semi-annual reports to the Board of Governors

What We Are Looking For: 

  • Professional experience in communications, marketing, media/public relations, advertising or similar areas
  • Demonstrated understanding of survey design and data-collection methods
  • Familiarity with water treatment industry trade media
  • A passion and expertise for online communication tools, email marketing, websites and social media
  • A passion for advancing the interests of WQA and the water quality improvement industry

Frequency of Meetings:

  • In Person Meetings: WQA Convention & Exposition (Q1), WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference (Q3)
  • Conference Calls: Quarter 2 & 4

Staff Liaison: Marketing & Communications Director

Offline Applications & Recommendations

As an alternative to the online form, WQA will also accept volunteer applications and recommendations by mail. In order to be considered, applications and recommendations must be postmarked by INSERT DATE HERE.

Please mail the forms to:

Attention: Staff Liaison
Communications Committee
Water Quality Association
4151 Naperville Road
Lisle, IL 60532 USA