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Basic Information about the NDWAC

Responsibilities of the Council

The National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC) provides EPA with advice and recommendations related to the national drinking water program. EPA engages the NDWAC on key issues and allows EPA to gain broad perspectives from states, NGOs, academia and others, regarding the delivery of safe drinking water to the nation's consumers.

All NDWAC full council and NDWAC working group meetings are open to the public. Dates and locations of meetings are posted in the Federal Register in the Public Notice – Meeting Announcements section.


The NDWAC's charter, identifies the NDWAC's role and objectives. The charter is renewed every two years. Read more. 

NDWAC 2020 Roster

Ms. Carrie Lewis, Chair
General Manager
Portland Water District
Portland, ME

Dr. William Alley
Director of Science and Technology
National Ground Water Association
Westerville, OH

Mr. Scott Borman
General Manager
Benton/Washington Regional Public Water Authority
Rogers, AR
Mr. John Brady
Deputy Director, Operations & Engineering
Central Coast Water Authority
Buellton, CA
Ms. Alexandra Campbell-Ferrari
Co-Founder and Executive Director
The Center for Water Security and Cooperation

Washington, DC

Ms. Ann Marie Chischilly
Executive Director
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ 
Ms. Lisa Daniels
Director, Water Bureau
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Harrisburg, PA
Mr. Saeid Kasraei
Administrator, Maryland Water Supply Program
Maryland Department of the Environment
Baltimore, MD
Mr. Wilmer Melton, III
Assistant City Manager
City of Kannapolis
Kannapolis, NC
Mr. Randy Moore
Iowa American Water Company
Davenport, IA

Mr. James Proctor, II
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
McWane, Incorporated
Birmingham, AL

Ms. June Anne Swallow
Chief, Office of Drinking Water Quality
Rhode Island Department of Health
Providence, RI 

Mr. Jeffrey D. Tiberi
Retired, Montana Association of Conservation Districts
Member, Lewis and Clark County Outdoor Air Quality
  Advisory Committee
Helena, MT

Mr. Mac Underwood
Principal Consultant
Raftelis Financial Consulting, Incorporated

Birmingham, AL

Liaisons, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  
Dr. Vincent Hill
Chief, Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA
Dr. Arthur Chang
Chief Medical Officer
Division of Environmental Health Science and Practice
National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA