Monday 29 May 2017

Young Professionals Committee

Young Professionals Committee Chair:

Young Professionals Committee Functions

Committee Members and Organization
The Committee Chair shall be appointed by the Section Chair. The Vice Chair shall be appointed by the Committee Chair with the advice and consent of the Section Chair Elect. The Vice Chair may succeed the outgoing Committee Chair subject to the approval of the Section Chair. The Committee shall consist of the Chair, Vice Chair, Student Affairs Committee Chair, Diversification Management Committee Chair, and a minimum of three (3) members of the Section to be selected by the Committee Chair.

Committee Functions
It shall be the responsibility of this committee to identify, develop, and implement events and functions, which will promote membership and participation by young professionals in the Section. The committee shall work towards developing a mentoring network between young professionals and Section leaders that will not only nurture and develop professional
relationships but also encourage young professionals to actively participate in Section activities. Young professionals, as defined by the Association, are considered members or prospective members under the age of 35, including those working for utilities, regulatory agencies, consulting firms, or academic institutions; all members are considered water industry professionals. While the committee encourages and promotes participation from young professionals, the committee realizes that a diverse group of committee members increases the creative ability and functionality of the committee. Therefore, members of all ages are
encouraged to participate on the committee.