Long Island, NY - January 25, 2016 - Several Long Island water district commissioners were recently elected to Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association’s (NSWCA) new board for the 2016 term, which runs through December 31, 2016, during a recent NSWCA meeting. The newly elected 2016 board includes new NSWCA President Raymond J. Averna of Massapequa Water District, who succeeds outgoing President Thomas P. Hand of the Massapequa Water District, NSWCA 1st Vice President Andrew N. Bader of the Plainview Water District, NSWCA 2nd Vice President Vincent Abbatiello of the Westbury Water District, NSWCA Secretary Michael F. Rich III of Oyster Bay Water District, and NSWCA Treasurer William Schuckmann of Hicksville Water District.
“Protecting, conserving and sustaining Long Island’s water supply has always been a top priority of NSWCA,” new NSWCA President Averna stated. “In 2016, there will be a greater emphasis on these principles as well outreach educating the public on conservation and sustainability. Efforts will include greater educational focus on children and young adults who will someday continue the work we are doing now.”
Organized and chartered in 1981, Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) is comprised of water commissioners from 21 Nassau County and Suffolk County water districts. NSWCA is dedicated to promoting environmental excellence and best practices as well as maintaining the highest standards of water quality and supply. NSWCA sponsors regular educational meetings on topics that include the environment, security, economics, rules and regulations, among other related issues.