Appointed by the president and comprised of members of the association. This committee works to enhance the quality and efficiency with which public works infrastructure and services are provided around the world by facilitating the development and exchange of ideas, information and technology among persons professionally involved in the delivery of such facilities and services.
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Members of the International Affairs Committee 2016-2017
Chair, Tyler Palmer, Division Manager, City of Moscow, ID (Rocky Mountain)
Vydas Juskelis, Director of Public Works, Village of Village Park, IL (Chicago Metro)
Tracy Warner, P.E., Municipal Engineer, City of Ames, IA (IA)
Martin Pastucha, Retired, Bainbridge Island, WA (Southern CA)
W. Gary Losier, P.Eng, Director of Engineering and Works, Quispamsis NB, Canada (Atlantic Provinces)
Joy M. Schaad, Retired, Chicago, IL (Chicago Metro)
Doug Drever, P Eng., FEC, PWLF, City of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (IFME President)
Chris Champion, IPWEA, Director International, Sydney, Australia (ex officio)
Mike Connolly, Chief Executive Officer, IPWEA NZ THames, New Zealand (ex officio)
Ross Vincent, Consultant, IPWEA NZ Thames, New Zealand (ex officio)
Edgar Villasenor Franco, Regional Secretary for Mexico, ICLEI Mexico City D.F, Mexico (ex officio)
Inger Sundstrom, Architech SAR/MSA, SKT Orebro, Sweden (ex officio)
Ville Alatyppo, Helsinki, Finland, FAME (ex officio)
Richard Berning, Retired, Springfield, IL (Chicago Metro) (APWA Board Laiason)
APWA International Staff Liaisons: