Steve is the Executive Director of Maine Rural Water. He has been the driving force behind the Association since our beginning. You can email Steve at email@example.com or reach him by cell at 207-841-9396
Janet is the Wastewater Circuit Rider. Janet assists wastewater systems all over the State. You can email Janet at firstname.lastname@example.org on reach her by cell at 207-841-9761
Tom is our Training Specialist. He provides technical assistance and training for everything from safety to water operator certification. You can email Tom at email@example.com or reach him by cell at 207-837-8326.
Ron is a Water System Circuit Rider. He provides technical assistance for leak detection, line and valve locating, water main repairs & disinfection, proper flushing & sampling procedures, and hydrant flow testing. On the weekends he likes to chase Brook Trout and White Tail Deer. You can email Ron at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach him by cell at 207-841-3607.
Dave Bragdon is a Small Water System Circuit Rider. Dave provides technical assistance for chlorinator pumps, leak detection, and chlorine residual. He can also check your pH and help you with MORS. Dave covers the northern part of the state. In his spare time he likes to ice fish and hunt deer. You can email Dave at email@example.com or reach him by cell at 207-837-3355.
Susan provides technical assistance on sourcewater protection issues, facilitates local stakeholder groups to develop sourcewater protection plans, drafts sourcewater protection ordinances and supports their adoption, writes grant proposals to fund sourcewater protection tasks, brings water supply messages into schools and local groups, coordinates and presents trainings, create press releases, bill stuffers, and other education and outreach materials. You can email Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach her by cell at 207-841-3722.
Betty is the financial accountant for MRWA. She has over 40 years of experience working in not-for-profit, municipal, state, public and private accounting fields. She loves the “puzzle of the numbers” and is in charge of MRWA’s accounting system, making sure all the numbers are where they belong to create the necessary Financial Statements, budgets and other financial analysis as required by MRWA on a day to day basis. She enjoys crafty things and has recently begun re-exploring a long time interest in glass art. While not sporty she enjoys being outside and is in love with places she has never been and people she has never met. She can be reached at Bettyd@mainerwa.org.
Kirsten is the Deputy Executive Director of Maine Rural Water. You can email Kirsten at email@example.com or reach her by cell at 207-841-8920.
MRWA welcomes Andy Gilson to our staff. Andy will be taking over for Tom Bahun as our Water System Circuit Rider. Andy comes to us from the Madison Water District with over 20 years experience in the water industry. Give him a big Rural Water welcome when you see him. You can email Andy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike is NEUME Circuit Rider. More information about what Mike is doing now for NEUME can be found at www.neumecorp.com. During time off, he can be found puttering with projects and big toys. You can email Mike at email@example.com or reach him by cell at 207-841-9722.
Tracey has over 20 years of accounting experience which includes the banking, manufacturing, sales, and communications fields. In addition to her Office Manager tasks, she is responsible for Accounts Receivable. You can go to her for any questions regarding your invoices or payments. You can reach Tracey by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the office 207-737-4092, M-F, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cindy is the Training and Special Events Coordinator. She schedules the trainings, Annual Golf and Annual Conference along with overseeing the data base. She is the contract person if you would like a copy of your training records, to make a change to your contact information or have a training request. Cindy can be reached via email at email@example.com, at the office 207-737-4092 or on her cell 207-841-9419.
Steve White is a Small Water System Circuit Rider. Steve provides technical assistance for chlorinator pumps, leak detection, and chlorine residual. He can can also check your pH and help you with MORS. Steve covers the southern part of the state. You can email Steve at
firstname.lastname@example.org or reach him by cell at 207-837-8493.
Alex uses his background in limnology to provide technical assistance with sourcewater protection issues. Lately he finds himself spearheading MRWA's Asset Management Initiative, coordinating Income Surveys, developing CDBG and Rural Development Grant applications, GPS mapping and GIS projects for utilities and being the MRWA webmaster. In is free time, Alex plays the cello, teaches taichi and enjoys being outside. You can email Alex at email@example.com or reach him by cell at 207-841-9488.