EPA names new chief of staff
On Aug. 2, the United States Environmental Protection Agency administrator Mike Leavitt named Rich McKeown as his new chief of staff. McKeown will replace Tom Gibson, who stepped down Aug. 7. McKeown has served as senior counselor to the administrator since joining the agency in November 2003. Since that time, McKeown has provided direction to EPA’s assistant and regional administrators and helped craft the administrator’s 500-day plan.
Malvern hires Asian rep
Veljovic named to lead firm
Zhang to direct research at Ionics
Ionics Inc., has appointed Li Zhang to the firm’s vacant directorship of research and development for Ionics Corporate Research Center. Zhang, a development engineer at the wastewater treatment and analysis firm since 1989, will manage and coordinate Ionics’ R&D activities with the company’s product engineering, process engineering, sales and marketing divisions.
Director to speak at event
Lovejoy promotes within
Lovejoy Inc., of Downers Grove, Ill., announced two key promotions.
NGWA honor goes to Kill
Charles receives sales post
Roberts heads water section
Key desalination expert succumbs to cancer