Research Advisory Council

The Research Advisory Council is body of technical advisors that provides oversight and coordination among WE&RF's six research program areas. The Council evaluates strategic plans for research in each program area and makes funding recommendations based on subscriber priorities and the maximum impact on water quality.
Chair
Rhodes Trussell, Ph.D.
Trussell Technologies

Amy Childress, Ph.D.
University of Southern California

Jörg Drewes, Ph.D.
Technische Universität München (Germany)

Shalhla Farahnak
California State Water Resources Control Board

Donald Gray, Ph.D.
East Bay Municipal Utility District (California)

Mark LeChevallier, Ph.D.
American Water

Carol Miller, Ph.D.
Wayne State University

Per Henrik Nielsen
VandCenter Syd (VCS Denmark)

Jim Pletl, Ph.D.
Hampton Roads Sanitation District (Virginia)



Phil Rolchigo, Ph.D.
Pentair

Andrew Sawyers, Ph.D.
U.S. EPA

Michael Stenstrom, Ph.D.
UCLA

George Tchobanoglous, Ph.D.
U.C. Davis

Art Umble, Ph.D.
Stantec

Michael Wehner
Orange County Water District (California)

Ken Williamson, Ph.D.
Clean Water Services (Oregon)

John Willis
Brown and Caldwell