With WRWA since 2000 as WRWA’s Wastewater Trainer, Chris accepted the Executive Director position and is now involved with the everyday workings of Rural Water. After providing training and assistance to wastewater system operators across the state for 18 years. With over 28 years of experience in the industry and graduate degrees in both Microbiology and Water Chemistry, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the association. Chris enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking and anything else he can do outside. Chris was recognized by National Rural Water with a Wastewater Peer Leadership award in 2010 which mirrors his concern for the environment and its protection. In 2011 Chris was awarded the Koby Crabtree Award in recognition of exceptional technical support and expertise in the wastewater industry by the Wisconsin Wastewater Operator’s Association.