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Publications

The Publications Committee is tasked with publishing the Section magazine Tap Into Virginia on a quarterly basis. The committee is responsible for selecting a theme for each edition, developing and editing articles, photographing VA AWWA events, and other tasks required to generate an informative and interesting publication. In addition to water-related feature articles, each issue of the Magazine includes ection news, such as: information on committee activities, special events (seminars, workshops and conferences), scholarship announcements, member news, utility news, regulatory news, calls for papers, and updates on Section business.

For information on advertising in the VA AWWA Magazine please read more about the Virginia Media Kit and Advertising Rates.

If you have any information you think should be included in a future publication, please read more about Submission Guidelines.

Publishers can download content on the Publication Download page.  Contact the Publications Committee Chair to gain access.

What should you expect as a VA AWWA Publication Committee Member:

  • Attend quarterly meetings
  • Quarterly review of articles for the magazine (this involved all members of the committee)
  • Montly review of articles for the e-newsletter (one committee member is assigned per month)

So if you would like to be a part of the success of a great magazine and e-newsletter, then the Publications Committee is for you.  How do you sign up?  Easy.  Follow this link to the Service Opportunities page and follow these steps:  1) Select Committees/Subcommittees; 2) drop down to Communications and Public Affairs; 3) select Publications; 4) fill out your contact information; and 5) submit the form! 

If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone directly before volunteering, please contact Kevin Alvarado (Chair) at kalvarado@wrallp.com - 757.599.5101.

Chair

Keith Havron
Virginia Beach Public Utilities
2405 Courthouse Dr
Virginia Beach VA, 23456

khavron@vbgov.com
Office: 757-385-8248

Vice-Chair

Kipp Hanley
Prince William County Service Authority
4 County Complex Ct
Woodbridge VA, 22192

jhanley@pwcsa.org
Office: 703.335.8914

Past Chair

Kevin Alvarado
Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
11870 Merchants Walk
Suite 100
Newport News VA, 23606

kalvarado@wrallp.com
Office: 757.599.5101
Mobile: 757.751.2656

Trustee

Robert Steidel
City of Richmond
730 E. Broad Street
6th Floor
Richmond VA, 23219

robert.steidel@richmondgov.com
Office: 804.646.1378

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