2021 Virtual Annual Water Resources Conference: Planning Committee

The Planning Committee, led by L. Donald Duke of Florida Gulf Coast University, and Roger Copp of Water Science Associates, seeks to present another milestone conference for others to emulate. We plan an excellent array of content and thought leadership. Our multidisciplinary approach guarantees a suite of technical presentations that will satisfy the seasoned professional and student alike. AWRA's commitment to Community, Conversation, and Connection will guide our efforts.

Conference Co-Chairs

Don Duke, Ph.D., P.E.
The Water School, Department of Ecology and Environmental Studies
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, FL

Roger Copp
Senior Water Resources Modeler
Water Science Associates
Tampa, FL 33606

Technical Program Directors

Teresa E. Thornton, M.S., Ph.D.
Co-Founder, President, and CEO GET WET!
Senator George Mitchell Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME

Phoebe E. Clark, M.Sc
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville, FL

Finance Chairs

Walt Reigner

Black & Veatch
Lakeland, FL

Brian Wozniak

Student Activities Co-Chairs

Allison Lewis
Tampa, FL

Rachel Rotz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
The Water School at Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Meyers, FL

Activities/Field Trip Chair

Committee Member

Rabia Ahmed
Principal Economist/Managing Partner
Greene Economics LLC
Lynnwood, WA


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