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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 Roster

Members, National Drinking Water Advisory Council  
Ms. Lisa D. Daniels -- Chair
Director, Bureau of Safe Drinking Water
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Harrisburg, PA

Ms. Yolanda Barney
Environmental Program Manager
Navajo Public Water System Supervision Program 
Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency
Window Rock, AZ

Mr. D. 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. Shellie R. Chard
Director, Water Quality Division
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
Oklahoma City, OK
Ms. Ann Marie Chischilly
Executive Director
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ 
Mr. Saeid Kasraei
Administrator, Maryland Water Supply Program
Maryland Department of the Environment
Baltimore, MD
Ms. Jana Littlewood
National Rural Water Association
Board of Directors -- Alaska Representative
Wasilla, AK
Ms. Jennifer L. Peters
National Water Programs Director
Clean Water Action/Clean Water Fund
Littleton, CO

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

Ms. Nancy A. Quirk
General Manager
Green Bay Water Utility
Green Bay, WI

Mr. Jeffrey W. Szabo
Chief Executive Officer
Suffolk County Water Authority
Oakdale, NY

Mr. Jeffrey D. Tiberi
Retired, Montana Association of Conservation Districts
Member, Lewis and Clark County Outdoor Air Quality
  Advisory Committee
Helena, MT
Mr. Macaroy "Mac" Underwood
Principal Consultant
Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc.

Vestavia, AL

Liaisons, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  
Dr. Arthur S. Chang
Chief Medical Officer
Division of Environmental Health Science and Practice
National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA
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