Annual Board and Member Meeting

11/29/2023 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM ET



Join us Wednesday, November 29th, 3 - 6 pm for

WRA’s Annual Board and Member Meeting



Technical Presentation: Steve Tambini, Executive Director, DRBC will present on the

State of the Basin

There will be time for Q&A


The latest on Delaware River Basin Science, Regulatory Developments, and Opportunities for Collaboration from:


Jennifer Garigliano, President

Director, Water Resources, NYC DEP


Dennis Palmer, Treasurer

Executive Director and Chief Engineer, Landis Sewerage Authority, Retired


Preston Luitweiler, Science and Policy Chair

Vice President, and Chief Environmental Officer Aqua America, Retired


Marc Gold, Vice Chair at Large

Founding Partner, Manko Gold Katcher & Fox LLC, Retired


Larry Finnicum, Vice Chair Delaware

Vice President, Mid Atlantic Operations, Veolia North America


Skelly Holmbeck, Executive Director


Matthew Csik, Workforce Development Initiative

Senior Director, Operational Compliance American Water


Holiday Reception Immediately Following from 5 - 6 pm

Agenda Details Below


  1. Call to Order – Jen Garigliano, President
  2. Introductions – All Attendees
  3. Technical Panel: State of the Basin – Steve Tambini, Executive Director                  
  4. President’s Report – Jen                                                                                                
    • Board Election
    • WRA by the Numbers
    • Awards for 2024
    • Buzzi Scholarship
  5. Treasurer’s Report: 2023 YTD & 2024 Budget - Dennis Palmer, Treasurer                    
    • Motion to adopt 2023 Financial Report
    • Motion to adopt 2024 Budget
  6. Membership – Larry Finnicum                                                                                            
  7. Spring Technical Event/Messaging - Marc Gold                                                              
  8. Science & Policy Committee Report – Preston Luitweiler, Chair                                     
    • PFAS Regulatory Update
    • Aquatic Life Criteria. Designation
    • Bacteria Monitoring for Contact Recreation
  1. Executive Director’s Report - Skelly Holmbeck, Executive Director   
  •  Workforce Development Initiative - Matthew Csik, American Water 
  1. New Business – All