KY/TN Water Professionals Leadership Academy

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WPLA20 Application Deadline:  July 31, 2019


Applicants will be notified of acceptance status by August 21, 2019.


The Water Professionals Leadership Academy 2019-2020 (WPLA20) will identify and develop the next generation of leaders in the water industry through training sessions and team building activities that incorporate personal and professional development.

The best and brightest industry leaders with valuable experience will serve the WPLA in the role of facilitators and supporters. 


Class Size:  10-15 attendees with a mix of utility, consultant, maufacturer, regulator, and academia representatives.

Cost:  $750 per attendee, includes full conference registration at WPC20.  Attendees and their home organizations are responsible for their own transportation and lodging for sessions and WPC20.

In order for your application to be considered, all completed materials must be received by the application deadline.

- Applications should be completed electronically HERE.

- Recommendations should be submitted separately HERE.

- Organizational Commitments should be submitted separately HERE.

- Leadership Academy applications will not be accepted until an individual membership is active for the applicant.


NOTE: Membership applications are available online at: and


Individuals that are employed by a WEF/KY-TN WEA Utility Partner and/or AWWA Member Utility, will be considered a member.


Please contact Valerie Lucas (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 502.468.4772) or Kay Sanborn (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 800.665.0175) with questions.

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