If you are a member in good standing and are interested in joining a committee, please contact the committee chair listed below or any board member.


Chair: Allison Lewis
Purpose: To audit the finances after the tenure of each Treasurer.


Chair: Catherine Katsikis
Purpose: To retain existing members and increase new members by cultivating relationships and developing and implementing innovative strategies that add membership value.

Young Professionals

Chair: Allison Lewis
Purpose: To attract, retain and engage with young professionals and provide career development and networking opportunities.

Nominations and Awards

Chair: Roger Copp
Purpose: To identify qualified candidates for the Board of Directors; to recognize individuals and organizations who have made an outstanding contribution to the section; and to make and accept nominations for Life Members.

Rosanne Clementi Education Program

Chair: Amelia Fontaine
Purpose: To facilitate the implementation of Education Program objectives as outlined in the By-laws, including raising funds, recruiting scholarship and grant applicants, evaluating applicants, recommending award recipients to the Board of Directors, and expanding the reach of the Education Program.

Strategic Planning

Chair: Roger Copp
Purpose: To track progress in implementing the five year Strategic Plan developed and adopted in 2006 and revised in 2013 and 2020.


Chair: Samuel Palermo
Purpose: To cultivate relationships with existing and potential sponsors and develop innovative approaches to increase sponsorship.

Social Media

Chair: Allison Lewis
Purpose: To advertise and promote AWRA Florida's activities, events, technical meetings and support of students and young professionals.


Chair: Matt Brosman

Purpose: To maintain and continually upgrade website features and to develop and implement short- and long-term strategies to ensure the website is a strong membership feature.

Continuing Education

Chair: Shayne Wood
Purpose: To coordinate all aspects of AWRA Florida's professional development and continuing education activities, including preparing and distributing certificates.

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