Deborah LaVelle is the first woman elected to the position in more than 100 years
The Board of Directors of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturer’s Assn. (WWEMA) has elected Deborah LaVelle to assume the position of chairman for its 2011 to 2012 term. LaVelle is the first woman to serve as chairman in the organization’s 103 year history.
Her role includes serving on the strategic planning and executive committees and providing leadership to the organization. LaVelle brings more than three decades of experience in the water and wastewater industry where her knowledge and expertise will continue to complement the association’s mission and meeting its future goals.
LaVelle is currently employed by Aqua-Aerobic Systems Inc. in Loves Park, Ill., as the vice president of marketing and application engineering. LaVelle has been with the company since 1986, serving in various management positions.