LIFT Steering Committee


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. 
University of Michigan


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

Sudhir Murthy, Ph.D. 
Innovations Chief
DC Water 

Jeff Peeters 
Senior Product Manager
Suez Water Technologies and Solutions

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


Mark W. LeChevallier, Ph.D.
Dr. Water Consulting, LLC

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