89 Main St., Suite 4, Montpelier, VT 05602   

Our board of directors is elected by the members at the annual Spring Meeting & Conference.  The board is made up of operators of municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater facilities as well as environmental engineers, public works authorities, and water quality technology professionals.


The board is drawn from the membership, and we encourage members to apply for open seats!


GMWEA maintains five standing committees: Government Affairs, Continuing Education, Public Relations, Membership, and Governance.  For information on committee activities and committee member contact information, click here.


Board of Directors 2020


Mike Barsotti, President
Director, Water Quality & Production, Champlain Water District
(802) 864-7454        mike.barsotti@champlainwater.org​​​​​​


Eileen Toomey,Vice-president
Customer Support Specialist, Endyne Laboratories
(802) 879-4333 #300       eileen.toomey@gmwea.org


Wayne A. Elliott, Second Vice-president
Principal, Aldrich & Elliott, PC
(802) 879-7733 x 103        welliott@AEengineers.com


Rick Kenney, Treasurer
Chief Operator, Hartford Town
(802) 295-3622         rkenneyvt@yahoo.com


Amy Macrellis, Secretary
Senior Water Quality Specialist, Stone Environmental, Inc.
(802) 229-1884       
amy.macrellis@gmwea.org 


Tom DiPietro, Past President
Deputy Director of Public Works, City of South Burlington
(802) 658-7961 ext. 6108       
tom.dipietro@gmwea.org


Christine Dougherty, Director

Stormwater Coordinator, Williston

cdougherty@willistonvt.org


Joe Duncan, Director

General Manager, Champlain Water District

joe.duncan@champlainwater.org


Robert Fischer, Director

Water Quality Superintendent

City of South Burlington

(802) 658-7964       bob.fischer@gmwea.org


Brian Ovitt, Director

Chief Operator, Enosburg Falls WWTF




Ryan Peebles, Director

New England Regional Manager, Cleanwaters, Inc.

(802) 222-1762       ryan.peebles@cleanwaters.us


Chris Robinson, Director and NEWEA representative
Chief Operator, Town of Shelburne
(802) 985-3700
       crobinson@shelburnevt.org





Amy Macrellis, Secretary
Project Water Quality Specialist
Stone Environmental, Inc.
(802) 229-1884       
amy.macrellis@gmwea.org 

2020 Board of Directors 
Meeting Schedule

▪ All meetings are on Wednesdays (second Wednesday of the month) at 3:00 p.m. 

January 8: Montpelier: Stone Environmental conference room, 535 Stonecutters Way, second floor


February 12: S. Burlington Airport Parkway WRRF

March 4: (Rescheduled) Champlain Water District, 403 Queen City Park, S. Burlington

April 8: Phone-in meeting. For calling information, contact Daniel Hecht at dan.hecht@gmwea.org .

May 13: Montpelier: Stone Environmental conference room, 535 Stonecutters Way, second floor

June 10: S. Burlington Airport Parkway WRRF

July: No meeting


August 12: Montpelier: Stone Environmental conference room, 535 Stonecutters Way


September 9: S. Burlington Airport Parkway WRRF

October 14: Montpelier: Stone Environmental conference room, 535 Stonecutters Way

November 11: S. Burlington Airport Parkway WRRF

December 9: Montpelier: Stone Environmental conference room, 535 Stonecutters Way

​​​​GMWEA's Board of Directors

Congratulations and Welcome to Our

New Directors!

GMWEA held its annual board elections remotely between May 15 and May 31, 2020.  Our new directors:

  • Christine Dougherty, stormwater coordinator, Williston
  • Joe Duncan, general manager, Champlain Water District
  • Brian Ovitt, chief operator, Enosburg Falls WWTF

Left to right: executive director Daniel Hecht; Chris Robinson; Tom DiPIetro, president; Chris Cox, second vice president; Amy Macrellis, secretary; Bob Fischer; Rick Kenney, past president; Steve Crosby; Mike Barsotti, first vice president; Eileen Toomey; Ryan Peebles. Not shown: Wayne Elliott, treasurer.