Technical Committees


AWRA Technical Committees meet regularly, host webinars, design specialty conferences and conference sessions, produce special reports, and develop policy statements for the Board of Directors.


If you would like to sign up for a committee, please complete this form. If you need any assistance, contact [email protected].

Future Risk Committee

This committee focuses on quantifying risks, developing strategies to adapt to changes that include social justice and equity lenses, and mitigating the risks of water quality, quantity, conflict, and cybersecurity that threaten our communities and ecosystems.
Committee Chairs: Bangshuai Han and Steve Burian
Board Liaison: Greg Guthrie

Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Committee

This committee fosters an ongoing conversation about how to make Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) the standard practice in water resources management across the country.
Committee Chairs: Mark McCluskey and Mike Sheer 
Volunteer Liaison: John Balay

JAWRA

The Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) is a bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal, featuring original papers that examine the multidisciplinary and complex issues surrounding water resources.
Interim Editor-in-Chief: Ge Sun 

Policy Committee

This committee provides help to the AWRA Board in taking a national and international leadership role in the area of water‐resource policy and translates scientific work into a format for action that public decision-makers can use as they formulate water policy. 
Committee Chairs: Joanna Endter-Wada and Denis Qualls 
Board Liaison:
Owen Mills

Technology Committee

This committee engages AWRA members in defining the role of technology in water resources by using comprehensive and collaborative approaches that take full advantage of available data services, analytic tools, and cross-discipline program coordination. 
Committee Chairs: Siddharth Saksena and Kyle Onda 
Board Liaison: Jason Zhang

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