WCDA Committees

Where collaboration meets transformation.

By engaging in WCDA committees, you will be positioned to help form the future of the organization and the industry. Our committees and task forces are an integral part of determining the direction of the association and the programs, products, and services that we provide to the industry. In addition, committee participation provides direct interaction with your fellow WCDA members and the opportunity to work collaboratively to transform the industry while spotlighting your company’s efforts.

For more information about WCDA committees, contact Bob Golden at 303-641-0550 or RGolden@WaterCollaborativeDelivery.org.

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WCDA Committees

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

The Communications Committee focuses on promoting the work of all WCDA committees and ensures that consistent messaging through all channels aligns with the WCDA brand and mission. Providing a strategic marketing plan for all association activities and products and effective use of social media are essential tasks.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

The Education Committee develops course materials and implements an education program in conjunction with the Technical Practices Committee. With owner requests and needs at the forefront, the committee is charged with promoting best practices in collaborative delivery and generating that material for use in online and in-person education programs. In addition, the committee assists the WCDA staff with marketing strategies to promote these programs.

RESEARCH COMMITTEE

The Research Committee recommends and produces research projects that endeavor to benefit the water/wastewater sector and fulfill the mission of the Water Collaborative Delivery Association. The committee provides leadership, direction, and oversight of the defined technical research components as they are being developed.

TECHNICAL PRACTICES COMMITTEE

The Technical Practices Committee ensures consistency of all technical documents produced by the association such as procurement guides, RFQ/RFP templates, contract templates, and our handbook and confirms that they adhere to best practices of the industry and are in alignment with the WCDA mission.

SPECIAL COMMITTEES (appointed by the president)

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The Executive Committee serves as the administrative and operational decision-making group on behalf of the board of directors. The committee is made up of the president, first vice president/treasurer, second vice president/secretary, third vice president/advisor liaison, and immediate past president. The executive director and business operations manager serve as non-voting members. In addition, the Executive Committee develops and recommends the annual budget to the board of directors.

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

The Governance Committee ensures compliance with and updating of the association’s bylaws and other governing documents as well as the roles and responsibilities of WCDA officers, directors, committees, and task forces. In addition, the Governance Committee monitors and considers new and innovative governance structures for the association to consider which would be designed to provide a more effective method of governance.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The Nominating Committee is responsible for ensuring that the annual slate of officers is presented to the Executive Committee and board of directors for election at the annual membership meeting. In addition, the Nominating Committee is responsible for recruiting new and diverse leadership to ensure a positive future for the association.