Webinar Series: Part 1


Partnerships to Reduce the Impacts from COVID-19 on the Water Sector Webinar Series

Part 2:  July 16, 2020  |  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET
Part 3:  July 28, 2020  |  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

NACWA is excited to announce a three-part webinar series taking place in July titled “Partnerships to Reduce the Impacts from COVID-19 on the Water Sector”.  They will each feature a panel of unparalleled private sector thought leaders shaping the water sector and will be moderated by a NACWA public utility executive with the goal of hearing how the consulting/engineering companies, manufacturing and investment firms and rating agencies have been impacted by and are offering innovative services in response to the economic challenges caused by COVID-19. 

Part 2

Thursday, July 16, 2020  |  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET 

Featured Speakers

Leisa Thompson
NACWA Board Member
General Manager
Metropolitan Council Environmental Services
Saint Paul, MN

Nadine Leslie 
Chief Executive Officer
Paramus, NJ

Beverley Stinson
Vice President
Crownsville, MD
Debra Coy
Executive in Residence
XPV Water Partners
Clarksville, MD

Douglas Varner
Senior Vice President
CDM Smith
Fort Worth, TX

Eric Rothstein
Galardi Rothstein Group
Chicago, IL 

J. Anthony Beard
Principal and Managing Member
Concentric Municipal Advisors
Atlanta, GA

Part 3

Tuesday, July 28, 2020  |  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET 

Speakers TBD

Part 1

Wednesday, July 8, 2020  |  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET 

To continue to serve our communities with uninterrupted and exceptional service during a period of revenue stress for both private and public water sector organizations alike, we must listen to and harness the best and brightest to ensure operational efficiency and capital project delivery advances without delays.  Join us to hear how their companies and agencies have been impacted and how they are working to streamline and innovate to make sure we are stronger as a sector as we emerge from the ongoing challenges we are facing. 

Featured Speakers

Kevin Shafer
Executive Director
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, WI

Patrick Decker
Chief Executive Officer
Xylem, Inc.
Rye Brook, NY

Andrew Burnham
Vice President of Financial Services
Tampa, FL
Paul Vogel
Greeley & Hansen, LLC
Chicago, IL

Mike Matichich
Financial Service Community of Practice Lead
Arlington, VA

Theodore Chapman
Municipal and Cooperative Utility Group
S&P Global Ratings
Dallas, TX

* Note due to a technical glitch, the first minute or two of the live recording are missing, and the recording erroneously does not show Patrick Deckers video feed until the the last 15 seconds of his remarks. However, the substantive portion of the audio is unaffected.