Board Leadership


As per the Association’s bylaws, the affairs of WQA shall be under the direction of a 24-person board of directors, consisting of fifteen members elected by the manufacturer/supplier/retail membership category and nine by the dealer membership category.

Eight of the 24 directors shall also serve as a board of governors. They will include the four officers (board president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer), the immediate past president, and three governors-at-large.

Board of Governors


James F. Stern
A.O. Smith Corporation
Milwaukee, WI

Vice President

Amanda Moore, CWS
Atlantic Filter Corporation
West Palm Beach, FL


Judd Larned
Culligan International


Mike Mitchell
PUR Water Filtration Products (KAZ USA Inc.)
Marlboro, MA

Immediate Past President

Toby Thomas
Kinetico Incorporated
Newbury, OH


Mark Campbell
Primo Water North America
Atlanta, GA


Doug Ramer, MWS, CWR
Martin Water Kinetico
Myerstown, PA


Gregory Reyneke, MWS
Red Fox Advisors
Orem, UT

Board of Directors

Doug Anderson
Culligan International
Rosemont, IL

Larry Gottlieb
ResinTech, Inc.
Camden, NJ

John Griesbach
Diamond H2O
Atlanta, GA

Douglas Haring, MWS, CI, CWR
Clack Corporation
Ponte Vedra, FL

Michael Herman, MWS
Driessen Water Inc.
Owatonna, MN

Jeffrey B. Hill
Aldex Chemical
Minneapolis, MN

Trent Jacobi
GE Appliances
Louisville, KY

Edward P. “Ted” Jones, MWS
Kinetico Incorporated
Carmichael, CA

Sun Yong Lee
Puremem Co. Ltd.
Samgi-myeon, Republic of Korea

Don Line
Franklin Water Treatment
Avon, IN

Donald McGhee, MWS
Hydro Systems, Inc.
Harlingen, TX

Michael McGowan, MWS
McGowan Water Conditioning
Mankato, MN

Michael Mormino
Eastlake, OH

Ken Steitz, MWS, CI
EcoWater of Central California
Fresno, CA

Rebecca Tallon
A.O. Smith Corporation
Milwaukee, WI