About Us

About Us

SWWA is dedicated to provide training and skill enhancement through education and networking to promote professional growth in the water industry.

Vision - Promoting Water - Our most Valuable resource.

The SWWA is an organization made up of persons involved in the operation, maintenance and trouble shooting of water and wastewater systems and its components. Types of members range from the village foreman, to the town public works employee, to the full-time water or wastewater operator and manager. The SWWA includes various technical staff and suppliers who are interested in efficient operation of our water and wastewater systems.

The operator training, specialty seminars, and the annual conference and tradeshow key in on water and wastewater related topics and problems experienced by everyone at some time. Members are offered reduced costs on all SWWA events.

2021-2022 SWWA Executive Board

Your 2022-2023 Executive Board

Directors

President -Rynette Moore-Guillaume  
SaskWater (2024)

SWWA Past President -Susan Dobrowney 
City of Saskatoon (2024)

SWWA Vice President -Luke Lockhart 
Town of Outlook (2024)

Treasurer - Blair Winterhalt
Town of Wilkie (2023)

Secretary -DJ Peterson 
Town of Wynyard (2024)

Officers

Kelly Kish
Town of Kipling (2023)

Owen Green 
Town of Rosthern (2024)

Tim Cox
City of Swift Current (2023)

For those wishing to view the SWWA Year End Financial Report contact the office for a copy.

Lifetime Member Award

Criteria:

Any person who has been an active member of the SWWA for at least 15 years, and is retired from active employment in the industrycan apply to be nominated for the Life Membership.

The application must be received  at  the  SWWA office (office@swwa.ca) by August 1 of the current year for the SWWA Board of Directors to make a decision. The applicant must have demonstrated  extraordinary service and  have been dedicated to the aims and goals of the SWWA and its membership. The maximum amount of life memberships that can be awarded each year is two.

Benefits:

This membership  category allows the benefactors the same participation privileges as a regular member of the association at no cost; this includes receiving the SWWA Pipeline Magazine, gratis conference  registration and golf tournament registration and a banquet ticket for the annual conference for themselves and their spouse.

On the night awarded: the benefactor shall receive one night's accommodation, seating at the dignitary table, and a banquet ticket for themselves and their spouse.

The Life member will receive a gift from the association and the plaque showing their name inscribed as an award winner shall be displayed at the annual banquet.

LifeTime Member Application
**Applications deadline is August 1 of each year.**

Operator of the Year Nomination

Operator of the Year Nomination Form

Please note all information asked for on the nomination form is required and any form returned to the office without all the information filled out will not be accepted.

There are two awards given out each year. Dave Clark (Small Systems) and Dale Heshka (Large Systems)

*Deadline for submission is August 1 of each year*