Schwing named Engineer of the Year in Utah

CH2M HILL announced that Vice President Jim Schwing has been named 2012 Engineer of the Year by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Utah. Schwing has been with CH2M HILL for 43 years. During his career, he has been involved in all aspects of engineering project implementation, including management, planning, design and construction of projects in the field of civil and environmental engineering. Schwing is an active member of the Water Environment Association of Utah, serving as the Conference Committee Chair for the past six years.

Haataja to join federal advisory panel

The US Department of Commerce has appointed WQA Executive Director Dave Haataja to represent WQA on the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee. His term began in January 2013 and ends in September 2014. The ETTAC advises the Secretary of Commerce on trade competitiveness facing US providers of environmental solutions and on US programs and policy to expand exports. As Vice President of Operations for Underwriters Laboratories, Haataja worked overseas for seven years. He led the establishment and growth of UL in the Latin America region. Haataja has worked with federal and international agencies and trade associations on legislation and regulation. His responsibilities have also included worldwide profit-and-loss, go-to-market startegy and sales-force and operations management for compliance with environmental regulations in Europe, China, Korea, Japan and the US.

Flynn named Division Director at HaloSource

HaloSource, Inc. appointed Sean Flynn as Division Director, with profitand-loss responsibility for the company’s environmental water business. His responsibilities will include developing business strategy and market channels, establishing and directing a strong field-sales and technical support organization, managing partner relationships and executing against business-growth objectives. Previously, Flynn worked with companies at various stages of development in the clean technology, software, recycling and manufacturing fields, providing legal and business advice. He holds a BA From Duke University and a JD from Georgetown University.

Bennett named LeverEdge President

Robert G. Bennett, CWS-VI, CI, has been named President of The LeverEdge. A 30-year veteran of the water treatment industry, he has been with the company since 2006, most recently as Executive VP. The LeverEdge expects Bennett to lead the 34-year-old company as it continues to expand its presence in the water treatment and solar-thermal markets.


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