WQA mentoring opportunities embolden personal and professional growth of professionals in water, by fostering relationships with an exchange of knowledge, experience, and advice among members.

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WQA has two mentoring opportunities open to all members. Participation is a benefit of WQA membership, and there is no participation fee thanks to WQA LEAD Supporters. Become a LEAD Supporter today.

WQA Mentorship Program

Grow Your Network, Perspective, and Impact

Program Information: Mentees can choose between a traditional one-on-one mentor match or join a small mentoring group with a facilitator.

Meeting Frequency: Program meets once a month June-Dec. using the Zoom platform.

Program Eligibility: WQA members who are prepared to bring an open mind and willingness to actively participate in the program. Program capacity each year may vary based on mentor availability. Applications open in the fall.

WQA Leadership Initiative

Strengthen Industry Engagement & Leadership

Program Information: Applications are reviewed by the WQA Nominating Committee and selected participants are paired with a Board of Director.

Meeting Frequency: Program meets every two months January-Sept. using the Zoom platform.

Program Eligibility: WQA members. The selection committee is looking for future industry leaders who demonstrate a desire to engage with the broader water treatment industry, learn from others, and elevate to leadership at WQA.

For questions about either the WQA Mentorship Program or the WQA Leadership Initiative, contact staff program coordinators at