Lorri Bova Joins The Walkerton Clean Water Centre Board Of Directors
The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorri Bova to the board of directors.
Ms. Bova brings extensive experience in all facets of drinking water and wastewater operations, with a special focus on First Nations communities. She has been certified as both a Class IV drinking water operator and a Class II wastewater operator.
Ms. Bova is currently the Technical Services Engineer for Six Nations of the Grand River. In this role she holds a variety of responsibilities for contract administration, wastewater and drinking water treatment, distribution, construction, maintenance and upgrades.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Bova was the Manager of Water and Wastewater for the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. In this position, she was responsible for the operations and maintenance of two water treatment and distribution facilities, as well as five wastewater treatment and collection facilities. In addition, Ms. Bova brings related experience from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and private consulting. Ms. Bova has also served as the past Chair of the Aboriginal Water and Wastewater Association of Ontario.
Ms. Bova is a professional engineer, with a Master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering.
WCWC looks forward to welcoming Ms. Bova and the experience and insight she will bring to the board of directors.
Background: The Walkerton Clean Water Centre is an agency of the Government of Ontario, established in 2004, to ensure clean and safe drinking water for the entire province. WCWC coordinates and provides education, training and information to drinking water system owners, operators and operating authorities, and the public, in order to safeguard Ontario’s drinking water. Through partnerships, WCWC also provides training for the 133 First Nations communities in Ontario. To date, high-quality training has been provided to more than 73,000 participants across Ontario. For more information please visit www.wcwc.ca.