The nonprofit organisation Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) has re-elected Mark Turpin — president of water and wastewater solutions company Duperon — for a third term on its board of directors. Turpin will join this industry leadership to navigate an influx of issues impacting the sector, from regulatory issues like Build America and Buy America (BABA) to topics like climate change and sustainability.
During his new three-year term, which will be effective on 1 Jan 2024, Turpin hopes to partner with WWEMA executive director Claudio Ternieden and the board of directors to grow membership, influence and effectiveness in the pursuit of the organisation’s mission to promote sustainable technology solutions for clean water that improves its members’ economic viability.
“The water industry is experiencing change and challenges now, and people are looking to WWEMA for guidance,” said Turpin. “Leaving WWEMA annual conference earlier this month, I was ignited with an urgency to dive back in, engage, and contribute on behalf of the industry. I am honoured to be asked to rejoin the board of directors and look forward to contributing my passion, expertise and dedication to the strategic direction that will shape the future of our industry.”
Turpin served on the WWEMA board from 2012-2019, including a stint as chairman in 2017, chairperson elect the prior year and treasurer from 2014-2016.