New Jersey American Water's Chiavari Joins New Jersey Alliance for Action Board
October 19, 2009 at 12:20 PM EDT
CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzanne Chiavari, PE, vice president of engineering at New Jersey American Water, has been named to the board of directors of the New Jersey Alliance for Action. The New Jersey Alliance for Action is a consortium of business, labor, government and academic leaders dedicated to creating jobs, improving the economy and protecting the environment by improving the state's infrastructure and enabling it to meet the needs of a growing New Jersey.
"We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with Suzanne. As a leader of New Jersey American Water Company, she works to ensure that the utility continues to play a major role in stimulating our state's economy," said Philip Beachem, president of New Jersey Alliance for Action.
Chiavari leads a team responsible for the planning, design and construction of water/wastewater system improvements at the state's largest water utility. The company's capital program annually infuses millions of dollars into New Jersey's economy.
Chiavari holds both undergraduate and graduate engineering degrees from Drexel University. A registered Professional Engineer in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Chiavari also is a member of the New Jersey Section of the American Water Works Association, and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
New Jersey American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.5 million people. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to approximately 15 million people in 32 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.
SOURCE New Jersey American Water