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WQA to fill eight board seats during Annual Meeting
Voting to take place during Opening General Session of WQA Convention

LISLE, Ill. (March 3, 2022)  – A slate of nominees for the Water Quality Association Board of Directors is up for election at the association’s 2022 Annual Meeting, held during the WQA Convention and Exposition April 6-8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The annual meeting is part of the convention’s Opening General Session at 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 6.

The nominees:

Manufacturer/Supplier category

  • Douglas Anderson, Culligan International, Rosemont, IL
  • Judd Larned, Culligan International, Rosemont, IL (seeking re-election)
  • Don Line, Aqua Systems/Hellenbrand, Avon, IN
  • Amanda Moore, CWS, Atlantic Filter Corporation, West Palm Beach, FL (seeking re-election)
  • Toby Thomas, Kinetico, Incorporated, Newbury, OH  (seeking re-election)

Dealer Category

  • Mark Campbell, Primo Water North America, Atlanta, GA (seeking re-election)
  • Jeffrey Hill, Robert B. Hill Co., Minneapolis, MN (seeking re-election)
  • Ken Steitz, MWS, CI, EcoWater of Central California, Fresno, CA (seeking re-election)

Each nominee’s biography and more information about the annual meeting is posted on the WQA website. Members unable to attend the meeting in person can complete proxy voting forms and return them to WQA Offices by April 1.

More information on the Opening General session, a complete Convention schedule and convention registration is available at


WQA is a not-for-profit trade association representing the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry. WQA’s education and professional certification programs have been providing industry-standardized training and credentialing since 1977.  The WQA Gold Seal certification program has been certifying products that contribute to the safe consumption of water since 1959. The WQA Gold Seal program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). WQA publishes a consumer-friendly website,

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