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Regional & State Government Relations Committee

Committee Charges:

  1. Manage the efforts of WQA with respect to any legislative or regulatory matters that impact the industry
  2. Coordinate with the Water Science Committee with respect to the development of standards and with respect to the development of WQA positions on issues that required scientific input
  3. Provide semi-annual reports to the Board of Governors

What We Are Looking For:

  • WQA member individuals representing all categories (e.g. manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, allied) and sectors (residential, commercial, industrial)
  • Passion for governmental advocacy with a willingness to participate in legislative outreach events

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Experience addressing local and state regulatory issues and reviewing draft legislation or rules, but not required
  • General knowledge of technical issues affecting our industry
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Relationship building - meeting with government officials and joining coalitions

Frequency of Meetings: 

  • In Person Meetings: WQA Convention & Exposition, WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference
  • Conference Call: as needed

Staff Liaison: Government Affairs 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
Regional & State Government Relations Committee
Water Quality Association
4151 Naperville Road
Lisle, IL 60532 USA