RISE Advisory Council


Through RISE, young professionals in the water treatment industry gain access to resources, information, and connections to develop skills to exceed at the next level.

Council Charges:

  1. Provides information and data regarding upcoming workforce trends among member and industry companies.
  2. Develops insights and recommendations for training and knowledge opportunities requested by the next generation workforce.
  3. Collaborate with other WQA Advisory Councils to maintain and grow a mentoring model whereby professionals will gain valuable insights, make crucial industry connections, and become a force to impact the industry positively.
  4. Creates buzz and engagement for young professionals at WQA events.
  5. Recommends engagement strategies, including WQA volunteer opportunities such as task forces, committees, sections, and the board.
  6. Provides semi-annual reports to the Board of Directors.

We’re Looking For

Young professionals and advocates for young professionals willing to share their unique perspectives

Enthusiasm for finding opportunities for more young professionals to engage in the association

Key Skills & Experience

Excellent communication skills

Relationship-building skills

Meeting Frequency

In Person:  WQA Convention & Exposition, Mid-Year Leadership Conference

Virtual: Approximately once every 3 months 

RISE Advisory Council 2023 WQA Volunteer Summit Update