|To:||Membrane Industry & Media Publications|
|From:||Harold Fravel, AMTA Executive Director|
|Contact:||firstname.lastname@example.org / 772-463-0844|
|Date:||April 17, 2015|
The American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) is proud to announce that John Potts, Senior Vice President at Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc. and Dr. Steve Duranceau, Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Central Florida have accepted invitations to become Director Emeritus members of the AMTA Board of Directors.
A Director Emeritus shall be past Director of AMTA and an individual with significant experience with the industry and the Association while also being capable of routinely sharing such experience with the AMTA Board to aid in its decision making processes.
Both John and Steve have served on the AMTA Board for a number of years. John was the second Vice-President from 1997-2000. Steve held a number of positions for AMTA and was President from 2008-2010. They have both been recognized as membrane technology stalwarts; John was chosen as Outstanding AMTA member in 1996 and elected to the AMTA Hall of Fame in 2007. Steve received the AMTA Water Quality Person of the Year in 2011.
The AMTA Director Emeritus Committee has five members and consists of Ian Watson, Stuart McClellan, Irv Moch, in addition to newly appointed John Potts and Steve Duranceau.
The American Membrane Technology Association’s mission is to promote, advocate and advance the understanding and application of membrane technology to create safe, affordable and reliable water supplies, and to treat municipal, industrial, agricultural and waste waters for beneficial use. AMTA provides broad opportunities for the exchange of technical, operational and financial information among individuals and organizations interested in membrane technologies. As the leading advocate of membrane processes in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America, AMTA is a strong voice for regulatory and legislative reforms essential to the understanding, acceptance and utilization of membrane technologies. Please visitwww.amtaorg.com for more information.
Released – April 17, 2015