Agenda

Note: This agenda is a draft and subject to change.

  Registration Opens
  Welcome Introduction: Jane Kenny and Mark Mauriello, Jersey Water Works Co-Chairs
  Connecting to Water: Arts 
  Fitting it All Together: The Pipes in the Ground Kareem Adeem
  Updates from Washington
  Trending Now: New Jersey’s Top Water Infrastructure Issues  Moderator: Ana Baptista, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice & Chair of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Program, The New School University
  • Ana Baptista, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice & Chair of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Program, The New School University
  • Troy Singleton, New Jersey State Senator (LD7)
  • Natasha Rogers, Chief Operations Officer, City of Newark
  • Rich Calbi, Director of Operations, Ridgewood Water
  Break and Networking
  Greeting from New Jersey American Water Don Shields, vice president of engineering, New Jersey American Water
  Keynote Address  George S. Hawkins, Esq., Founder and President, Moonshot LLC and Moonshot Missions
  Recognizing Our Progress: Jersey Water Works Accomplishments and Commitments for 2020 
  Lunch and Networking
 

Breakout Sessions

 Once and For All: Solving Lead in Drinking Water

  • Kareem Adeem, Acting Director, City of Newark Department of Water & Sewer Utilities
  • Gary Brune, Policy Manager, New Jersey Future
  • Chris Daggett, Former President & CEO, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
  • Amy Goldsmith, State Director, Clean Water Action
  • Tom Shroba, Vice President of Operations, New Jersey American Water

 No Longer Optional: DEP’s New Green Infrastructure Requirements

  • Chris Obropta, Extension Specialist in Water Resources, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
  • George Vallone, President, Hoboken Brownstone Company
  • Louise Wilson, Director of Green Infrastructure, New Jersey Future

 Camden: An Equitable Water Future

  • Danielle Denk, Program Director, Parks for People Camden, The Trust for Public Land
  • Andy Kricun, Executive Director and Chief Engineer, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority
  • Meishka Mitchell, Vice President, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership
  • Angel M. Osorio, Executive Director, District Council Collaborative Board, Inc.
  Adjourn

The Jersey Water Works Conference has been approved for 2.5 AICP CM credits.

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