Rob Villee - Executive Director

  • Holds a C-4 collection system license, S-4 Sewage Treatment License, and an N-2 Industrial Treatment License.
  • 35 years of experience
  •  Water Environment Federation (WEF)
    • Collections System Committee (CSC)
      • Committee Chair 2010-2012
      • Working with INDA (Non-woven Fabrics industry Trade Group) on issues concerning disposable wipes and their impact on wastewater collection systems
      • Member of The CSC Government Affairs Task Force
      • Commented on Numerous regulatory issues including the USEPA Significant Non-compliance Regulation, Sewer RTK legislation
      • CSC Representative as 1 of 7 National Stakeholders reviewing the USEPA STREAMS Task Order #59 “Condition Assessment for Wastewater Collection Systems”
      • WEF CSC Representative, author and reviewer in the WEF/NACWA Joint project entitled “Core Attributes of Effectively Managed Wastewater Collection Systems”
      • Reviewer for USEPA "Evaluation of Controlled Condition Testing Needs for Water and Wastewater Piping" report
      • Reviewer for the WEF/ABC "Collection Systems Operators' Guide to Preparing for the Certification Examination"
      • Federation Director on the WEF Board of Governance 1998-2000 as the Region 1 PWO Director
      • Presenter  at WEFTEC  and WEF Collection System Conference
      • Presenter at NACWA 2012 Pretreatment Workshop
      • Presenter at INDA 2012 World of Wipes Conference
  •  New Jersey Water Environment Association ( NJWEA)
    • Central Section President (1996-1998)
    • NJWEA Executive Committee 1996-2001
    • Committee Member - NJWEA Technology Transfer Seminar, Public Education and Collection System Committees
    • Former Chair of the NJWEA Operations Challenge Committee
    • 1 of 4 NJWEA Members selected by the USEPA Region 2 to inspect the collection system and pump stations in the US Virgin Islands
    • Presenter at NJWEA Conferences, Technology Seminars and meetings
  • Awards
    • 1995 - NJWEA Service Award
    • 1998 - NJWEA Collection System Award
    • 1998 – NJWEA Golden Manhole Society
    • 1998 – NJWEA Select Society of Sanitary Sludge Shovelers
    • 2000 -  USEPA, Region 2 Environmental Quality Award
    • 2000  - NJWEA Central Section Executive Award
    • 2001 -  WEF CSC Golden Manhole Society
    • 2002 - NJWEA Public Education Award
    • 2003 - WEF Bedell Award for Service to the Organization
    • 2003 - Quarter Century Operators Club