Certification Contacts

Certification Contacts

For information on certification offered by your state, province, or governing authority, contact the specific certification office from the list below. ABC strives to maintain accurate contact information, but changes can be frequent. Please send additions or updates to abc@abccert.org .

 

Program Abbreviations
BIW Biological Industrial Wastewater
BLA Biosolids Land Application
BPAT Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester
CCC Cross-Connection
Coll Collection
Dist Distribution
Insp Inspectors
Main Maintenance
PCIW Physical/Chemical Industrial Waste
SolW Solid Waste
SWWS Small Wastewater System
VSWS Very Small Water System
WLA Water Laboratory Analyst
WT Water Treatment
WWLA Wastewater Laboratory Analyst
WWT Wastewater Treatment

 

All Programs

Alabama Water & Wastewater Operator Certification Program

BIW, Coll, Dist, WT, WWT

Shane Brown
AL Dept. of Environmental Mgmt.
PO Box 301463
Montgomery, AL  36130-1463
Phone: (334) 274-4221
Email: sbrown@adem.state.al.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Water

Coll, Dist, WT, WWT

Martin Suzuki
Alaska DEC, Divn. of Water
Operator Training & Certification Program
PO Box 111800
Juneau, AK  99811-1800
Phone: (907) 465-1139
Email: martin.suzuki@alaska.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resource Development

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Kathy Abramowski
Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resource Development
15th Floor, 9820 106 St
Edmonton, AB  T5K 2J6
Phone: (780) 427-7713
Email: kathy.abramowski@gov.ab.ca
Visit Their Website
Additional Websites
ESRD Certification Website

Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA)

Coll, Dist, Insp, Main, SWWS, VSWS, WLA, WT, WWLA, WWT

Other Programs: Electro-Mechanics

Khaldon Khashman
P.O. Box 962449
Amman, JO  11196
Phone: 9(626) 516-1700
Email: khaldon_khashman@acwua.org
Visit Their Website

Arizona Operator Certification Program

Coll, Dist, WT, WWT

Noah Adams
Operator Certification Program
Arizona Dept./Environ. Quality
1110 W Washington St
Phoenix, AZ  85007
Phone: (602) 771-4511
Email: nra@azdeq.gov
Visit Their Website

Arkansas Drinking Water Advisory and Operators Licensing Committee

Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Martin Nutt
Engineering Section, Slot 37
Arkansas Dept. of Health
4815 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR  72205-3867
Phone: (501) 661-2623
Email: Martin.Nutt@arkansas.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses
Additional Websites

Arkansas Solid Waste Licensing Committee

SolW, 

Other Programs: Illegal Dumps Control Officer

Elizabeth Hoover
AR Dept. of Environ. Quality
5301 N Shore Dr
North Little Rock, AR  72118-5317
Phone: (501) 682-0585
Email: ehoover@adeq.state.ar.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Arkansas Wastewater Licensing Committee

BIW, WWT

Other Programs: Industrial

Kevin Suel
AR Dept. of Environ. Quality
5301 N Shore Dr
North Little Rock, AR  72118-5317
Phone: (501) 682-0823
Email: suel@adeq.state.ar.us
Visit Their Website

Association of Boards of Certification

BIW, BLA, Coll, Dist, Main, PCIW, VSWS, WLA, WT, WWLA, WWT

Gavin Moore
Association of Boards of Certification
2805 SW Snyder Blvd.
Suite 535
Ankeny, IA  50023-8404
Phone: (515) 232-3623
Email: certification@abccert.org
Visit Their Website

Atlantic Canada Water & Wastewater Voluntary Certification Program

Coll, Dist, WT, WWT

Paul Klaamas
Environment Canada
4th Floor, Queen Sq.
45 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, NS  B2Y 2N6
Canada
Phone: (902) 426-4378
Email: Paul.Klaamas@ec.gc.ca

British Columbia Environmental Operators Certification Program

BIW, Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Ashifa Dhanani
Environ. Operators Cert. Program
201 - 3833 Henning Dr
Burnaby, BC  V5C 6N5
Phone: (604) 874-4784
Email: adhanani@eocp.org
Visit Their Website

British Columbia Water & Waste Association

BPAT, CCC, 

David Icharia
221 8678 Greenall Ave
Burnaby, BC  V5J 3M6
Phone: (604) 433-4389
Visit Their Website

California State Water Resources Control Board

WWT

Debbie Zuccala
CA State Water Resources Control Board
Office of Operator Certification
PO Box 944212
Sacramento, CA  94244-2120
Phone: (916) 341-5639
Email: dzuccala@waterboards.ca.gov
Visit Their Website

California Water Environment Association

BLA, Coll, Insp, Main, WWLA, WWT

Vivien Malig
California WEA
Technical Cert. Program
7677 Oakport St Ste 600
Oakland, CA  94621
Phone: (510) 382-7800
Email: vmalig@cwea.org
Visit Their Website

California Water Treatment Operator Certification

Dist, WT, 

Jon Strutzel
State Water Resources Control Board
1001 Street, 16th Floor
Sacramento, CA  95812
Phone: (916) 445-8497
Email: Jon.Strutzel@waterboards.ca.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

California/Nevada Section AWWA Certification Program

BPAT, CCC, Dist, WLA, WT, 

Other Programs: Water Conservation

Linda Contreras
California/Nevada Section AWWA
10574 Acacia St Ste D6
Rancho Cucamonga, CA  91730-5448
Phone: (909) 291-2104
Email: certification@ca-nv-awwa.org
Visit Their Website

Caribbean Water and Sewerage Association Inc.

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WLA, WT, WWLA, WWT

Ignatius Jean
CAWASA, Inc.
PO Box RB2293
Gros Islet, St Lucia  
Phone: (758) 458-0601
Email: cawasa@candw.lc
Visit Their Website

Central States Water Environment Association

Main, 

Eric R. Lecuyer
3809 Shenandoah Drive
Crystal Lake , IL  60012
Phone: 815-954-2714
Email: cswea@ymail.com
Visit Their Website

Colorado Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board

Coll, Dist, PCIW, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Jackie Whelan
Water Quality Control Division
4300 Cherry Creek South Dr South
Denver, CO  80246-1530
Phone: (303) 692-3617
Email: jackie.whelan@state.co.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses
Additional Websites
OCPO Web Site:

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Coll, Dist, WT, WWT

Joe Kaipat
CNMI Divn. of Environ. Quality
Safe Drinking Water Program
PO Box 501304
Saipan, MP  96950-1304
Phone: (670) 664-8500
Email: josekaipat@deq.gov.mp
Visit Their Website

Connecticut Certification of Waste Management Operators

SolW, 

Carey Hurlburt
Connecticut DEP
BMMCA
79 Elm St
Harford, CT  06106-5127
Phone: (860) 424-3248
Email: carey.hurlburt@ct.gov
Visit Their Website

Connecticut DEEP Municipal Facilities Section - Laboratory Analyst Certification

WWLA, 

Craig Motasky
State of Connecticut DEEP
Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse
79 Elm St
Hartford, CT  06106-5127
Phone: (860) 424-3815
Email: craig.motasky@ct.gov

Connecticut DEEP Municipal Facilities Section - Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification

WWT

Craig Motasky
State of Connecticut DEEP
Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse
79 Elm St
Hartford, CT  06106-5127
Phone: (860) 424-3815
Email: craig.motasky@ct.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Connecticut Department of Public Health - Drinking Water Section

BPAT, Dist, VSWS, WT, 

William Sullivan
Department of Public Health
Drinking Water Section
410 Capitol Ave MS #51 WAT
Hartford, CT  06134-0308
Phone: (860) 509-7333
Email: william.sullivan@ct.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Delaware Board of Certification for Wastewater Operators

BIW, PCIW, SWWS, WWT

Glenn F. Davis
DNREC, Div./ Water Resources
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE  19901-7305
Phone: (302) 739-9946
Email: Glenn.Davis@state.de.us
Visit Their Website

Delaware Office of Drinking Water

Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Edward G. Hallock
Office/Drinking Water, DPH
Edgehill Shopping Center
43 South DuPont Highway
Dover, DE  19901-4680
Phone: (302) 741-8630
Email: Edward.Hallock@state.de.us
Visit Their Website

Florida DEP Water/Wastewater Operator Certification Program

Dist, WT, WWT

Ron McCulley
Operator Certification Program
2600 Blair Stone Rd MS 3506
Tallahassee, FL  32399-2400
Phone: (850) 245-8384
Email: ronald.mcculley@dep.state.fl.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Florida Section AWWA

Dist, 

Casey Cumiskey
Florida Section AWWA
1300 9th St Bldg B
Saint Cloud, FL  34769-3339
Phone: (407) 957-8448
Email: Fsawwa.casey@gmail.com
Visit Their Website

Florida Water & Pollution Control Operators Association Voluntary Certification Board

BLA, BPAT, CCC, Coll, Dist, WT, 

Other Programs: Reclaimed Water, Stormwater

Shirley Reaves
FW&PCOA Training Office
P.O. Box 5668
Titusville, FL  32783-5668
Phone: (321) 383-9690
Email: training@fwpcoa.org
Visit Their Website

Georgia Association of Water Professionals

BPAT, 

Blanche Lamond
Georgia Association of Water Professionals
1655 Enterprise Way
Marietta, GA  30067-9209
Phone: (770) 618-8690
Email: blamond@gawp.org
Visit Their Website

Georgia State Board of Examiners for Certification of Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators & Laboratory Analysts

Coll, Dist, PCIW, SWWS, VSWS, WLA, WT, WWLA, WWT

Margaret Doss
Professional Licensing Boards Division
237 Coliseum Dr
Macon, GA  31217-3858
Phone: (478) 207-2440
Email: mdoss@columbiacountyga.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Government of Northwest Territories

Coll, Dist, SolW, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Crystal Lennie
School of Community Government
Municipal & Community Affairs, GNWT
Bag Service Number 1
106 Veterans Way, 2nd Floor
Inuvik, NT  X0E 0T0
Canada
Phone: (867) 777-7415
Email: crystal_lennie@gov.nt.ca
Visit Their Website

Guam Environmental Protection Agency

Coll, Dist, WT, WWT

Angel B. Marquez
Guam EPA
P.O. Box 22439 GMF
Barrigada, GU  96921-2439
Phone: (671) 300-4796
Email: Angel.Marquez@guamepa.net
Visit Their Website

Hawaii Board of Certification of Operating Personnel in Wastewater Treatment Facilities

WWT

Miles Nishioka
Hawaii Wastewater Board of Certification
Wastewater Branch, EMD, State DOH
919 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. 309
Honolulu, HI  96814
Phone: (808) 586-4294
Email: miles.nishioka@doh.hawaii.gov
Visit Their Website

Hawaii Board of Certification of Public Water System Operators

Dist, WT, 

Jodi Yamami
Safe Drinking Water Branch
HI Dept. of Health, EMD
919 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 308
Honolulu, HI  96814-4920
Phone: (808) 586-4258
Email: jodi.yamami@doh.hawaii.gov
Visit Their Website

Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses

BLA, BPAT, Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WLA, WT, WWLA, WWT

Mary Miles
Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID  83702-0063
Phone: (208) 334-3233
Email: mary.miles@ibol.idaho.gov
Visit Their Website

Illinois Cross-Connection Control Device Inspector Certification Program

BIW, BPAT, CCC, WT, WWT

Kim Bateman
Environmental Resources Traing Center
Southern IL University - Edwardsville
Campus Box 1075
Edwardsville, IL  62026-1075
Phone: (618) 650-2030
Email: siue-ertc@siue.edu
Visit Their Website

Illinois Drinking Water Operator Certification Program

Dist, WT, 

Andrea Rhodes
IL EPA, BOW, Compliance Assur. Sect. #19
1021 N Grand Ave E
PO Box 19276
Springfield, IL  62794-9276
Phone: (217) 785-0561
Email: andrea.rhodes@illinois.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Illinois EPA Wastewater Operator Certification Program

BIW, Coll, PCIW, WWT

Dianne Potter
IL EPA Bureau of Water/CAS #19
Wastewater Operator Certification
1021 N. Grand Ave., PO Box 19276
Springfield, IL  62794-9276
Phone: (217) 785-6676
Email: Dianne.Potter@illinois.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Illinois Microwater Laboratory Certification

Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WLA, WWLA, 

John Spanczak
IL Dept. of Public Health
Division of Laboratories
2121 W. Taylor Street
Chicago, IL  60612-4285
Phone: (312) 793-4760

Indiana Cross-Connection Control Program

BPAT, CCC, 

Marc Hancock
IN Dept. of Environ. Mgmt.
Office of Water Quality MC 66-34
100 N Senate Ave.
Indianapolis , IN  46204-2251
Phone: (317) 234-7434
Email: mhanock@idem.in.gov

Indiana Department of Environmental Management

Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Ruby Keslar
IN Dept. of Environ. Mgmt.
Office of Water Quality MC 66-34
100 N Senate Ave
Indianapolis, IN  46204-2251
Phone: (317) 234-7431
Email: rkeslar@idem.in.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Indiana Department of Environmental Management

WWT

Rebecca McMonigle
IN Dept. of Environ. Mgmt.
Office of Water Quality MC 65-42
100 N Senate Ave. Rm. 1255
Indianapolis, IN  46204-2251
Phone: (317) 232-8791
Email: rmcmonig@idem.in.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Indiana Water Environment Association

Coll, 

Julia Whitson
The Mattison Corporation
200 S. Meridian Street
Suite 410
Indianapolis, IN  46225
Phone: (317) 686-2664
Email: julia@indianawea.org
Visit Their Website

Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc.

Coll, Dist, SWWS, WLA, WT, WWLA, WWT

Brian Bennon
ITCA
2214 N Central Ave., Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ  85004-1448
Phone: (602) 258-4822
Email: brian.bennon@itcaonline.com
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

International Maintenance Institute

Main, 

Joyce Rhoden
IMI
P.O. Box 751896
Houston, TX  77275-1896
Phone: (888) 207-1773 or (281) 481-0869
Email: iminst@swbell.net
Visit Their Website

Iowa Operator Certification Program

Dist, VSWS, WT, WWT

Other Programs: Grade A

Laurie Sharp
IA Dept. of Natural Resources
Operator Certification/Water Supply
401 SW 7th St Ste M
Des Moines, IA  50309-4611
Phone: (515) 725-0284
Email: laurie.sharp@dnr.iowa.gov
Visit Their Website

Iowa Water Environment Association

Coll, 

Kevin Moler
Clear Lake Sanitary District
5631 235th Street
PO Box 282
Clear Lake, IA  50428-0282
Phone: (641) 529-0862
Email: moler91@gmail.com
Visit Their Website

Jordan Water Operators Certification Program

Coll, Dist, WT, WWT

Other Programs: Utility Management, Capacity Building Programs

Abdelrahman Omari
Board Chairman, Jordan Certification Advisory Committee
O&M Expert-Water Sector
PO Box 926963
Amman, JO  11190
Phone: (962) 777-484. Ext. 270
Email: info@omt-jordan.org

Kansas Water and Wastewater Operator Certification

WT, WWT

Vickie Wessel
Kansas Dept. of Health & Environ.
Bureau of Water
1000 SW Jackson St Ste 420
Topeka, KS  66612-1367
Phone: (785) 296-2976
Email: vwessel@kdheks.gov
Visit Their Website

Kansas Water Environment Association Voluntary Certification Program

BIW, BLA, Coll, Dist, Main, PCIW, WLA, WWLA, 

Sylvan Coles
KWEA
6209 SW 24th Ter
Topeka, KS  66614-4217
Phone: (785) 357-4780
Email: scoles@topeka.org
Visit Their Website

Kentucky Division of Waste Management

BLA, SolW, 

Divn. Waste Management
Division of Waste Management
Solid Waste Branch
200 Fair Oaks Ln
Frankfort, KY  40601-1190
Phone: (502) 564-6716
Email: waste@ky.gov
Visit Their Website

Kentucky Operator Certification & Licensing Program

Coll, Dist, SolW, WT, WWT

Jessica Wilhoite
Divn./Compliance Assistance
Certification and Licensing Branch
300 Fair Oaks Ln
Frankfort, KY  40601-1135
Phone: (502) 564-0323, ext. 3376 or (800) 926-8111, ext. 3376
Email: jessica.wilhoite@ky.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Kentucky Water and Wastewater Operators Association, Inc.

WLA, WWLA, 

Robin Strader
218 Commerce Dr.
Leitchfield, KY  42754-9137
Phone: (270) 259-3311
Email: rdstrader@windstream.net
Visit Their Website

Louisiana Committee of Certification for Water and Wastewater Operators

Coll, Dist, WT, WWT

Other Programs: Water Production

Dr. James Mooring
OPH/CEHS-Operator Certification Program
PO Box 4489 Bin 10,
Box 6
Baton Rouge, LA  70821-4489
Phone: (225) 342-7512
Email: James.Mooring@la.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Louisiana Solid Waste Operator Certification and Training Program

SolW, 

Suzanne Bordelon
LA DEQ, Office of Environmental Services
Permit Support Services Division
PO Box 4313
Baton Rouge, LA  70821-4313
Phone: (225) 219-3079
Email: suzanne.bordelon@la.gov
Visit Their Website

Maine Board of Licensure of Water Treatment Plant Operators

Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Teresa Trott
Maine Drinking Water Program
286 Water St, 3rd Floor
11 State House Sta
Augusta, ME  04333-0011
Phone: (207) 287-7485
Email: teresa.trott@maine.gov
Visit Their Website

Maine Wastewater Operator Certification Program

WWT

Sterling Pierce
State of Maine DEP
Bur. of Water Quality Control
17 State House Sta
Augusta, ME  04333-0017
Phone: (207) 287-4868
Email: sterling.pierce@maine.gov
Visit Their Website

Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Donna Garcia
Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship
Environmental Approvals Branch
160 - 123 Main St
Winnipeg, MB  R3C 1A5
Phone: (204) 945-7065
Email: donna.garcia@gov.mb.ca
Visit Their Website

Maryland State Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators

BIW, BLA, Coll, Dist, PCIW, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Patricia Kratochvil
Maryland Dept. of the Environment
Board of Waterworks & Waste Systems Operators
1800 Washington Blvd
Baltimore, MD  21230-1701
Phone: (410) 537-3167
Email: patricia.kratochvil@maryland.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Massachusetts Backflow Prevention Device Inspectors & Cross Connection Surveyor Certification Program

BPAT, CCC, Dist, 

J. Otavio DePaula-Santos
Massachusetts DEP
Drinking Water Program
1 Winter St 5th Floor
Boston, MA  02108
Phone: (617) 556-1085
Email: otavio.paula-santos@state.ma.us
Visit Their Website

Massachusetts Board of Certification of Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facilities

Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Paul S. Niman
Massachusetts DEP
Drinking Water Program
1 Winter St 5th Floor
Boston, MA  02108-4746
Phone: (617) 556-1166
Email: paul.niman@state.ma.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Massachusetts State Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities

PCIW, WWT

Thomas W. Bienkiewicz
DEP Central Region
627 Main St
Worcester, MA  01608-2022
Phone: (508) 767-2781
Email: Thomas.Bienkiewicz@state.ma.us
Visit Their Website

Michigan Advisory Board of Examiners

BIW, Dist, PCIW, WT, WWT

Robert Babcock
MDEQ-ESSD
Operator Training & Certification Unit
PO Box 30457
Lansing, MI  48909-7957
Phone: (517) 373-4752
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Michigan Backflow Prevention Tester Certification

BPAT, 

Pat Cook
MDNRE
525 W Allegan
PO Box 30241
Lansing, MI  48909-7741
Phone: (517) 241-1242

Michigan Water Environment Association Education & Certification Committee

BLA, Coll, Insp, Main, WWLA, 

Other Programs: Env. Compliance

Ken Colston
City of East Lansing WWTP
1700 Trowbridge Rd
East Lansing, MI  48823-5241
Phone: (517) 371-2240
Email: kcolston@yuca.org
Visit Their Website

Minnesota Department of Health

Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Mark Sloan
MN Dept./Health, Drinking Water Prot.
625 Robert St N
PO Box 64975
Saint Paul, MN  55164-0975
Phone: (651) 201-4652
Email: mark.sloan@state.mn.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

BLA, Coll, Insp, WWT

Dianne Navratil
Resource Management & Assistance Division
Training & Certification Unit
520 Lafayette Rd N
Saint Paul, MN  55155-4194
Phone: (651) 757-2599
Email: dianne.navratil@state.mn.us
Visit Their Website

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

Coll, WWT

Michelle Burns
Mississippi DEQ
8 CR 413
Oxford, MS  38655-8754
Phone: (662) 234-3733
Email: Michelle_Burns@deq.state.ms.us
Visit Their Website

Mississippi Department of Health

BPAT, Dist, WT, 

Romelle Britton
Mississippi Dept. of Health
Bureau of Public Water Supply
PO Box 1700
Jackson, MS  39215-1700
Phone: (601) 576-7518
Email: romelle.britton@msdh.state.ms.us
Visit Their Website

Missouri Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification Program

BPAT, 

Missouri Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification
Missouri DNR-WPP
Public Drinking Water Branch
PO Box 176
Jefferson City, MO  65102-0176
Phone: (573) 751-5331
Visit Their Website

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Dist, WT, WWT

Other Programs: CAFO-Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Waste Management

Darlene Helmig
Missouri DNR - WPP
Operator Certification Section
PO Box 176
Jefferson City, MO  65102-0176
Phone: (800) 361-4827 or (573) 751-1600
Email: darlene.helmig@dnr.mo.gov
Visit Their Website

Missouri Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Technician Certification

SolW, 

Missouri DNR
Missouri DNR
Solid Waste Management Program
PO Box 176
Jefferson City, MO  65102-0176
Phone: (573) 751-5401
Visit Their Website

Montana Water and Wastewater Operators Advisory Council

BIW, Dist, PCIW, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Other Programs: On-Site WW

Jon Dilliard
Montana DEQ
Public Water and Subdivisions Bureau
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT  59620-0901
Phone: (406) 444-2409
Email: jdilliard@mt.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

National Environmental, Safety & Health Training Association

Charles L. "Rick" Richardson
NESHTA
P.O. Box 10321
Phoenix, AZ  85064-0321
Phone: (602) 234-1867
Email: rick@neshta.org
Visit Their Website

National Tribal Environmental Council

Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Robert Shade
NTEC
4520 Montgomery Blvd NE, Suite 3
Albuquerque, NM  87109
Phone: (515) 242-2175
Email: b.shade@ntec.org
Visit Their Website

Native American Water Association

Coll, Dist, VSWS, WLA, WT, WWLA, WWT

Thomas Crawford
Native American Water Assoc.
1662 US Highway 395 N Ste 212
Minden, NV  89423-4328
Phone: (775) 782-6636
Email: NAWA@msn.com
Visit Their Website

Navajo Nation Utility Operators Certification Program

Dist, WT, 

Merle Chischilly
Public Wtr Systems Supervision Prog
PO Box 339
Window Rock, AZ  86515
Phone: (928) 871-7891
Email: mchischilly@navajopublicwater.org
Visit Their Website

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services

BPAT, Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Michael Wentink
Nebraska DHHS
200 S Silber Ave
North Platte, NE  69101-4200
Phone: (308) 535-8135
Email: mike.wentink@nebraska.gov
Visit Their Website

Nebraska Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification Program

BIW, Coll, PCIW, SWWS, WWT

Mark Bauer
Wastewater Section
Nebraska DEQ
PO Box 98922
Lincoln, NE  68509-8922
Phone: (402) 471-8283
Email: mark.bauer@nebraska.gov
Visit Their Website

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Safe Drinking Water

Dist, WT, 

Jennifer Carr
NV Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Safe Drinking Water
901 S Stewart St Ste 4001
Carson City, NV  89701-5249
Phone: (775) 687-9515
Email: jcarr@ndep.nv.gov
Visit Their Website

Nevada Water Environment Association

BIW, Coll, Insp, Main, PCIW, WWLA, WWT

Jennifer McMartin
Nevada WEA
PO Box 190
Smith, NV  89430-0190
Phone: (775) 465-2045
Email: jenniferm@nvwea.org
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

New Brunswick Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification

Coll, Dist, WT, WWT

Wendy Maher
NB Dept. of Environment
470 York St. Room 110
PO Box 6000
Fredericton, NB  E3B 5H1
Canada
Phone: (506) 453-6008

New England Water Environment Association Voluntary Certification Program

Coll, WWLA, 

Mary Barry
NEWEA
Suite 601
100 Tower Office Park
Woburn, MA  01801
Phone: (781) 929-0908
Email: mail@newea.org
Visit Their Website

New England Water Works Association

BPAT, 

Ted Kenney
New England Water Works Assoc.
125 Hopping Brook Rd.
Holliston, MA  01746-1471
Phone: (508) 893-7979
Email: tkenney@newwa.org
Visit Their Website

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Wade Pelham
NH DES, DWGB
29 Hazen Dr
PO Box 95
Concord, NH  03302-0095
Phone: (603) 271-2410
Email: wade.pelham@des.nh.gov
Visit Their Website

New Hampshire Solid Waste Operator Training & Certification Program

SolW, 

Sharon Yergeau
NH DES, Waste Management Division
29 Hazen Dr
PO Box 95
Concord, NH  03302-0095
Phone: (603) 271-2925
Email: sharon.yergeau@des.nh.gov
Visit Their Website

New Hampshire Wastewater Operator Certification Program

WWT

Mary Jane Meier
NHDES, Water Division
29 Hazen Dr
PO Box 95
Concord, NH  03302-0095
Phone: (603) 271-5553
Visit Their Website

New Jersey Water Supply and Wastewater Operators Board of Examiners

BIW, Coll, Dist, VSWS, WT, WWT

Chrissy Gerstnicker
NJ DEP, Exam. & Licensing Unit
Mailcode 401-04E
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ  08625-0420
Phone: (609) 777-1012
Email: Chrissy.Gerstnicker@dep.state.nj.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

New Mexico Solid Waste Facility Operator Certification

SolW, 

Connie Pasteris
New Mexico Environment Department
Solid Waste Bureau
1190 St Francis Dr, Box 5469
Santa Fe, NM  87502
Phone: (505) 827-0197
Email: connie.pasteris@state.nm.us
Visit Their Website

New Mexico Utility Operators Certification Program

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWLA, WWT

Mike Coffman
New Mexico Environment Dept.
Surface Water Quality Bureau
PO Box 5469
Santa Fe, NM  87502-0110
Phone: (505) 222-9575
Email: mike.coffman@state.nm.us
Visit Their Website

New York Qualifications of Operators of Wastewater Plants

WWT

Robert E. Wither
New York State DEC
625 Broadway 4th Floor
Albany, NY  12233-3506
Phone: (518) 402-8154
Email: rewither@gw.dec.state.ny.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

New York State Department of Health

BPAT, CCC, Dist, SolW, VSWS, WT, 

Teresa M. Boepple, P.E.
NY State Dept. of Health
Corning Tower, Room 1168
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12237
Phone: (518) 402-7654
Email: h2ocert@health.state.ny.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses
Additional Websites
Cross-Connection Control Website

New York Water Environment Association, Inc.

Coll, 

Patricia  Cerro-Reehil
New York WEA, Inc.
525 Plum St Ste 102
Syracuse, NY  13204-1450
Phone: (315) 422-7811
Email: pcr@nywea.org
Visit Their Website

Newfoundland Department of Environment & Conservation

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Gerry Lahey, CET
Govt. of Newfoundland & Labrador
Dept. of Environment & Conservation
Noton Bldg
PO Box 2006
Corner Brook, NL  A2H 6J8
Canada
Phone: (709) 637-2035
Email: glahey@gov.nl.ca
Visit Their Website

North Carolina AWWA & WEA

Main, WWLA, 

Catrice Jones
NC AWWA/WEA
3725 National Drive
Suite 217
Raleigh, NC  27612
Phone: (919) 784-9030
Email: cjones@ncsafewater.org
Visit Their Website

North Carolina Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission

BIW, BLA, Coll, PCIW, SWWS, 

Other Programs: Surface Irrigation

Steve Reid
NC DENR, Division of Water Resources
North Carolina Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission Staff
1618 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC  27699-1618
Phone: (919) 707-9108
Email: steve.reid@ncdenr.gov
Visit Their Website

North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Certification Board

CCC, Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Lancie Bailey
NC Water Treatment Facility
Operators Certification Board
1635 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC  27699-1635
Phone: (919) 707-9038
Email: lancie.bailey@ncdenr.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

North Dakota Department of Health

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Craig Bartholomay
ND Department of Health
918 E Divide Ave Fl 3
Bismarck, ND  58501-1947
Phone: (701) 328-6626
Email: cbarthol@nd.gov
Visit Their Website

Nova Scotia Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program

Coll, Dist, VSWS, WT, WWT

Denis Tufts, P.Eng.
Nova Scotia Environment
1894 Barrington Street, Suite 1800
PO Box 442
Halifax, NS  B3J 2P8
Phone: (902) 706-0364
Email: TUFTSDP@gov.ns.ca
Visit Their Website

Ohio Division of Industrial Compliance

Jack Soma
Division of Industrial Compliance
Backflow Section
PO Box 4009
Reynoldsburg, OH  43068-9009
Phone: (614) 644-3153
Email: Jack.Soma@com.ohio.gov
Visit Their Website

Ohio EPA - Certification Unit

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Andrew Barienbrock
Certification Unit
Ohio EPA - DDAGW
PO Box 1049
Columbus, OH  43216-1049
Phone: (614) 644-2752
Email: Andrew.Barienbrock@epa.state.oh.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Ohio Water Environment Association

BIW, PCIW, WWLA, 

Kathy Richards
Ohio WEA
City Of Akron, Water Reclamation Services
2460 Akron Peninsula Rd
Akron, OH  44313
Phone: (330) 375-2966 ext. 7184
Email: krichards@akronohio.gov
Visit Their Website

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WLA, WT, WWLA, WWT

Chris Wisniewski
Oklahoma DEQ
Certification and Compliance Section
PO Box 1677
Oklahoma City, OK  73101-1677
Phone: (405) 702-8100
Email: Chris.Wisniewski@deq.ok.gov
Visit Their Website

Ontario Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program

Coll, Dist, VSWS, WLA, WT, WWT

Brian Gildner
Certification, Training and Clients Services
Drinking Water Management Divn., MOE
40 St. Clair Ave W., 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON  M4V 1M2
Canada
Phone: (416) 212-7457
Email: brian.gildner@ontario.ca
Visit Their Website
Additional Websites

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Coll, SWWS, WWT

Paula Carson
Oregon DEQ, Operator Certification
Water Quality Division
2020 SW 4th Ave, Ste 400
Portland, OR  97201-4959
Phone: (503) 229-5161
Email: CARSON.Paula@deq.state.or.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Oregon Water Operator Certification Program

Dist, WT, 

Dottie Reynolds
Oregon Health Authority, Center for Health Protection
Drinking Water Program
PO Box 14450
Portland, OR  97293-0450
Phone: (971) 673-0426
Email: dottie.e.reynolds@state.or.us
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Pennsylvania State Board for Certification of Water and Wastewater Systems Operators

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WLA, WT, WWT

Cheri Sansoni
PA DEP, Bureau of Safe Drinking Water
Operator Certification
PO Box 8454
Harrisburg, PA  17105-8454
Phone: (717) 787-5236
Email: csansoni@pa.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Permanent Certification Committee

WLA, WT, WWLA, WWT

Eng. Mohamed Al Alfy
El Teseeni St., Bldg #12
El Masraweya District
New Cario City, Helwan Governarate, EG  11477
Phone: (+202) 26083559
Email: info@ewra.gov.eg

Prince Edward Island

Coll, Dist, VSWS, WT, WWT

Morley Foy, P. Eng.
PEI Dept. of Environment, Energy and Forestry
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 7N8
Phone: (902) 368-5036
Email: mmfoy@gov.pe.ca

PUB Singapores National Water Agency

Coll, WT, WWT

Ms. Jolynn Toh
Public Utilities Board
Industry Development Dept.
WaterHub
80 Toh Guan Road East
, Singapore  608575
Singapore
Phone: (065) 6885-2536
Email: Jolynn_Toh@pub.gov.sg
Visit Their Website

Puerto Rico - Junta Examinadora de Operadores de Plantas de Tratamiento de Agua Potable y Aguas Usadas de P.R.

WT, WWT

Maria S. Santos
Departamento de Estado
Secretaría Auxiliar de Juntas Examinadoras
PO Box 9023271
San Juan, PR  00902-3271
Phone: (787) 722-2122, ext. 232
Email: potable@estado.gobierno.pr
Visit Their Website

Quebec

WT, 

Jean-Louis Guathier
Ministere du Travail el Solidarite Sociale
Édifice Marie-Guyart, 29th Floor
675, boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Québec, QC  G1R 5V7 Canada
Phone: (418) 521-3830 or (800) 561-1616
Email: jean-louis.gauthier@mess.gouv.qc.ca
Visit Their Website

Rhode Island Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities

WWT

Bill Patenaude
DEM-Water Resources
235 Promenade St
Providence, RI  02908-5767
Phone: (401) 222-4700, ext. 7264 or ext. 2410
Email: bill.patenaude@dem.ri.gov
Visit Their Website

Rhode Island Drinking Water Operator Certification Board

Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Steven Boudreau
RI Dept. of Health
Office of Drinking Water Quality
3 Capitol Hill, Room 209
Providence, RI  02908-5097
Phone: (401) 222-8033
Email: steven.boudreau@health.ri.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association

BLA, 

Jim Medlock
Rocky Mountain WEA
2170 S Parker Rd. #290
Denver, CO  80231-5748
Phone: (303) 783-6842
Email: jim@medlock.us
Visit Their Website

Rocky Mountain Water Quality Analyst Association

WLA, WWLA, 

Joan Day
RMWQAA
PO Box 29407
Thornton, CO  80229-0407
Phone: (303) 762-2539
Email: certification@rmwqaa.org
Visit Their Website

Saskatchewan Operator Certification Program

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Kelly Neuert
Saskatchewan Water Security Agency
Environment & Municipal Management Services Division
420-2365 Albert Street
Regina, SK  S4P 4K1
Canada
Phone: (306) 787-7911
Email: kelly.neuert@wsask.ca
Visit Their Website

South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control

BPAT, 

John D. Watkins
Cross Conn. Control Program Coordinator
SC DHEC, Bureau of Water
2600 Bull St
Columbia, SC  29201
Phone: (803) 898-3567
Email: watkinjd@dhec.sc.gov
Visit Their Website

South Carolina Environmental Certification Board

Dist, PCIW, WT, WWT

Other Programs:

Molly Price
SC Environmental Cert. Board
110 Centerview Dr
PO Box 11409
Columbia, SC  29211-1409
Phone: (803) 896-4430
Email: Theresa.Garner@llr.sc.gov
Visit Their Website

South Carolina Water Environment Association Voluntary Certification Committee

BLA, Coll, 

Lynette McNary
Hilton Head PSD
130 Gibson Road
Lexington, SC  29072
Phone: (803) 358-0658
Email: lynette@weasc.org
Visit Their Website

South Dakota Operator Certification Program

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Robert Kittay
DWP/DENR
Foss Building-Lower Level
523 E Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD  57501-3181
Phone: (605) 773-4208
Email: rob.kittay@state.sd.us
Visit Their Website
Additional Websites

Tennessee Cross-Connection Control Certification Program

BPAT, CCC, 

Bill Hench
Division of Water Supply
6th Floor, L&C Tower
401 Church St
Nashville, TN  37243-1549
Phone: (615) 532-0191
Email: bill.hench@state.tn.us

Tennessee Water & Wastewater Operator Certification Board

Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Sherry Messick
J R Fleming Training Center
2022 Blanton Dr
Murfreesboro, TN  37129-2912
Phone: (615) 898-6503
Email: Sherry.Messick@tn.gov
Visit Their Website

Texas Commission of Environment Quality Occupational Licensing Section

BPAT, Coll, Dist, SolW, WT, WWT

Other Programs: CSI, LPST, MSW, OSSFs, WTS

Ismael "Izzy" Parra
Occupational Licensing MC 178
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
PO Box 13087
Austin, TX  78711-3087
Phone: (512) 239-6133
Email: ismael.parra@tceq.state.tx.us
Visit Their Website

Texas Water Utilities Association/Laboratory Analysts Section

WLA, 

Other Programs: TWUA Lab

Russell Hamilton
Texas Water Utilities Association
1106 Clayton Ln Ste 112W
Austin, TX  78723-2472
Phone: (512) 459-3124 or (888) 367-8982
Email: r.hamilton@twua.org
Visit Their Website

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Baltimore District (Washington Aqueduct Division)

WT, 

Lloyd Stowe
Washington Aqueduct Division
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
5900 MacArthur Blvd NW
Washington, DC  20016-2514
Phone: (202) 764-2702
Email: Lloyd.D.Stowe@wad01.usace.army.mil
Visit Their Website

U.S. Virgin Islands

Harold Mark
Divn. of Environmental Protection
45 Mars Hills. Frederiksted
St Croix, VI  00841
Phone: (340) 773-1082, ext. 2284
Email: mark.harold@vidpnr-dep.org
Visit Their Website

United South & Eastern Tribes, Inc. Certification Board

Coll, Dist, VSWS, WLA, WT, WWLA, WWT

Jerry Pardilla
Office of Environmental Resource Management
711 Stewarts Ferry Pike, Ste 100
Nashville, TN  37214
Phone: (615) 467-1533
Email: jpardilla@usetinc.org
Visit Their Website

US EPA Region 6 Tribal Operator Certification Program

Dist, WT, WWT

Heather Himmelberger
NM Environmental Finance Center
1 University of New Mexico
MSC01-1070
Albuquerque, NM  87141-0001
Phone: (505) 681-7437
Email: heatherh@unm.edu
Visit Their Website

Utah Wastewater Operator Certification Program

BLA, Coll, Main, WWLA, WWT

Other Programs: Small Lagoon System

Judy Etherington
Utah DEQ, Divn. of Water Quality
195 N.1950 W., DEQ 3rd Floor
PO Box 144870
Salt Lake City, UT  84114-4870
Phone: (801) 536-4344
Email: wwopcert@utah.gov
Visit Their Website

Utah Water Operator Certification Commission

BPAT, CCC, Dist, VSWS, WT, 

Kim Dyches
Utah DEQ, Divn. of Drinking Water
PO Box 144830
Salt Lake City, UT  84114-4830
Phone: (801) 536-4202
Email: kdyches@utah.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Vermont Wastewater Facility Operator Certification Program

WWT

Carole Fowler
VT DEC, Watershed Mgmt Div.
One National Life Drive
Main Building, 2nd Floor
Montpelier, VT  05620-3522
Phone: (802) 490-6106
Email: carole.fowler@state.vt.us
Visit Their Website

Vermont Water Supply Division

Dist, VSWS, WT, 

David Love
VT DEC, Drinking Water & Groundwater Protection Div
One National Life Drive
Main Building, 2nd Floor
Montpelier, VT  05620-3521
Phone: (802) 585-4902
Email: david.love@state.vt.us
Visit Their Website

Virginia Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals

SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Other Programs:

Trisha Henshaw
Dept. of Profess. and Occup. Reg.
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Dr Ste 400
Richmond, VA  23233-1463
Phone: (804) 367-8595
Email: waterwasteoper@dpor.virginia.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses
Additional Websites
WWWOOSSP Board Web Page

Washington Landfill and Incinerator Operator Certification Program

Insp, 

Other Programs: Solid Waste Incinerator, Landfills

Michelle Andrews
WA Dept. of Ecology
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA  98504-7600
Phone: (360) 407-6113
Email: mian461@ecy.wa.gov
Visit Their Website

Washington Wastewater Collection Personnel Association

Coll, 

William "Bill" R. Peacock
3414 E 44th Avenue
Spokane, WA  99223-7762
Phone: (509) 448-9221
Email: wastewatercpa@gmail.com
Visit Their Website

Washington Wastewater Operator Certification Program

WWT

Poppy Carre
WA DOE, Water Quality Program
300 Desmond Dr
PO Box 47696
Olympia, WA  98503
Phone: (360) 407-6449
Email: opcert@ecy.wa.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Washington Waterworks Operator Certification Program

BPAT, CCC, Dist, WT, 

Deni Gray
WA Department of Health
Office of Drinking Water
PO Box 47822
Olympia, WA  98504-7822
Phone: (360)-236-3140
Email: deni.gray@doh.wa.gov
Visit Their Website

Washington Waterworks Operator Certification Program

BPAT, 

Peggy Barton
Washington Certification Services
Green River Community College
110 2nd Street S. W., Suite 135
Auburn, WA  98001-5208
Phone: (877) 780-2444
Visit Their Website

Water Quality Association

VSWS, 

Anne Parissidi
Water Quality Association
4151 Naperville Rd
Lisle, IL  60532-3696
Phone: (630) 505-0160
Email: aparissidi@wqa.org
Visit Their Website

West Virginia Office of Environmental Health Services

BPAT, Coll, Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWT

Dawn Newell
Office of Environ. Health Services
350 Capitol Street, Room 313
Charleston, WV  25301-3713
Phone: (304) 356-4337
Email: dawn.a.newell@wv.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses

Western Canada Section AWWA Cross-Connection Control Committee

BPAT, CCC, 

Audrey Arisman
Western Canada Section AWWA
PO Box 1708
Cochrane, AB  T4C 1B6
Canada
Phone: (877) 283-2003 or (403) 709-0064
Email: aarisman@wcwwa.ca
Visit Their Website

Wisconsin Operator Certification Program

SolW, 

Other Programs: Septage Servicing, Incinerator

Kelly Thompson
Wisconsin DNR
Operator Certification, SS/7
PO Box 7921
Madison, WI  53707-7921
Phone: (608) 266-8948
Email: kelly.thompson@wisconsin.gov
Visit Their Website

Wisconsin Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program

Dist, SWWS, VSWS, WT, WWLA, WWT

Lisa M. Bushby
Wisconsin DNR
Operator Certification, SS/7
PO Box 7921
Madison, WI  53707-7921
Phone: (608) 266-0498
Email: lisa.bushby@wisconsin.gov
Visit Their Website

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division

Coll, Dist, VSWS, WT, WWT

Kim Parker
WY DEQ/Water Quality Division
122 W 25th St.
Herschler Building, 4W
Cheyenne, WY  82002
Phone: (307) 777-6128
Email: kim.parker@wyo.gov
Visit Their Website
Training Courses