J. Alan Roberson

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Mr. Roberson is currently the Director of Federal Relations at AWWA's Washington, D.C., office. He is responsible for implementing AWWA's overall regulatory program with all federal agencies such as EPA, DHS, CDC, USGS, USDA, etc. He and his technical staff work closely with EPA staff on the development of national drinking water regulations and with DHS on the development on national water security policy. He develops AWWA’s policy positions on national water and security issues by coordinating multiple volunteer committees and managing technical contracts to provide data collection and analysis to support these positions. Mr. Roberson has twelve years consulting engineering experience with the design and project management for site development and water treatment projects. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor's in Civil Engineering in 1979 and completed a master's degree in Civil Engineering at Virginia Tech in 1995. He is a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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