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Oyster Bay Water District's Robert McEvoy Honored by Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners Association

Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners Association (NSWCA) honors outgoing President Robert McEvoy of Oyster Bay Water District.

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Long Island, NY - April 8, 2013 - During a recent Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners Association (NSWCA) meeting, sponsored by the Garden City Park Water District, newly elected NSWCA President Gary Brosnan honored outgoing President Robert McEvoy.

Mr. McEvoy received an honorary plaque in recognition and appreciation of his 2012 term as President of the NSWCA. During his tenure, Mr. McEvoy led the association in partnering with Nassau County to bring the U.S. Geological Survey monitoring back to the Water Districts of Nassau County. He also spearheaded several of the association’s educational seminars regarding best practices in open government and financial accountability, and worked closely with providers in both Nassau and Suffolk on protection programs for Long Island’s aquifers.

Mr. McEvoy is Chairman of the Oyster Bay Water District and remains valued member of NSWCA. He is also Oyster Bay Town Comptroller and a professor of economics at C.W. Post, Long Island University.

The NSWCA is comprised of Water Commissioners from 21 Nassau County and Suffolk County Water Districts. NSWCA is dedicated to communication, efficiency and best practices among Long Island’s water districts. As part of its mission, the association holds monthly educational meetings featuring experts on various topics and issues germane to water utilities that include law, cost efficiencies, and rules and regulations.

For further information, please contact the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners Association President Gary Brosnan via email, gary@sfwater.com.

For information regarding your district’s Water Commissioners, please contact Jamie Stanco, Progressive Marketing Group, Inc. at 631-756-7160 or via email, jpstanco@pmgstrategic.com.

 

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