LIFT Steering Committee

Chairman

Charles Bott, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE 
Director of Water Technology and Research
Hampton Roads Sanitation District







John B. Barber, Ph.D. 
Superintendent of Environmental Operations
Eastman Chemical Company





Thomas E. Kunetz, P.E., BCEE, WEF Fellow 
Assistant Director of Engineering
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago 




Nancy Love, Ph.D. 
Professor
University of Michigan



Vice-Chairman

Jim McQuarrie 
Chief Innovation Officer
Metro Wastewater Reclamation District (Denver)






Sudhir Murthy, Ph.D. 
Innovations Chief
DC Water 








Jeff Peeters 
Senior Product Manager
GE Power & Water






Art Umble, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Americas Wastewater Practice Leader
MWH Global




Liaisons

Mark W. LeChevallier, Ph.D.
Director, Innovation & Environmental Stewardship
American Water






Jeff Lape
Deputy Director
U.S. EPA, Office of Science and Technology