President - Todd Sukup
City of Sidney
Phone: 402-254-6185

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Todd is employed by the City of Sidney, and is Superintendent of the WWTF.  He has a LBWA (Learned by walking around) with his 23 years of experience. Todd carries a class 2 Wastewater certification and a grade 3 water certification.  Todd has service as Chair of the NWOD, NWOD delegate to the NWEA board, and a Director at Large on the board, and is currently the chair of the Safety Committee.

When not at work Todd enjoys Deer Hunting, occasionally going goose hunting, and beating the snot out of a little white ball which most people call golf. 

Todd is married to a lovely lady named Robin and has two wonderful kids Jordon and Michael.


Past President - Scott Aurit
HDR Engineering
Phone: 402-926-7082

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Mr. Aurit is a Project Manager for HDR Engineering.  He is currently managing the Major CSO Projects for the City of Omaha Combined Sewer Overflow Control Program Implementation.  Scott received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Systems Engineering from the University of Nebraska Lincoln and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Nebraska.  He has 16 years of experience.  

Scott is Married to Sarah and has 4 children, John Paul (JP), Gianna, Elizabeth, and Andrew



President Elect- Tom Miller
Electric Pump
Phone: 515-265-2222

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Tom is currently the Chief Operations Officer for Electric Pump Inc. out of Des Moines IA.  Tom received his BS Marketing degree from Iowa State University.  As part of a family owned business,  Tom has grown up in the water and wastewater market serving EPI in various roles from Territory sales, Engineering sales, Head of Project Management as well as Sales Management.  Through Tom’s tenure, Electric Pump has grown into an upper Midwest distributor of products and services as well as acquiring firms that has added diversity to the company.  Quality Control Equipment Company (QCEC) manufacturers Wastewater samplers, Pumpcon International (Conway AR) manufacturers Control panels and components for the waste water market place and the most recent acquisition, Starnet Technologies out of Racine WI, which manufacturers unitized control structures as well as SCADA and integration solutions for water and wastewater in the upper Midwest.

Tom is married to wife Deb and tries to keep up with the hectic schedule of 6 children, Patricia, Blake, Madeline, Anna, Gavin and Garrett



Vice President - Aaron Dressel
City of York
Phone: 402-363-2680

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Aaron Dressel

Mr. Aaron Dressel is a Wastewater Superintendent for hte City of York.



Treasurer - Dave Sykora
City of Omaha
Phone: 402-444-3922

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David Sykora

Born and raised in Omaha. David attended Creighton Prep and received a Degree in Geography and Environmental Sciences from UNO. David has been with the City of Omaha in Wastewater for 8 yrs and is a Nebraska class IV Wastewater operator. David is currently the Papillion Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant superintendent.

When not at work dave enjoys fishing, working on cars, and enjoying time with his wife and 5 children.



Secretary - Lucas Billesbach
JEO Consulting Group Inc.
Phone: 402-392-9910

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Mr. Billesbach is the Environmental Engineering Department Manager at JEO Consulting Group. Lucas received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2005 and his Master’s in Business Administration from Creighton University in 2010. Lucas is a registered Professional Civil Engineer in Nebraska and Iowa and has a wide range of experience in water, wastewater, and stormwater projects. Lucas was Chair of the Great Plains Conference from 2013 to 2015. Lucas is married to his wife Sarah and has 3 children; Quentin, Lucille, and Evita.



Federation Delegate - Mike Arends
City of Omaha
Phone: 402-444-3915

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Mr. Arends is a Plant Manager for the City of Omaha. His 23+ years of experience in wastewater treatment include engineering, permitting, facility optimization, watershed planning, CSO Program development, and plant operations and maintenance management. He is a registered Professional Civil Engineer and a Class IV Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator in Nebraska. He is a past President, Secretary, and Executive Board member of the NWEA and has been awarded the William D. Hatfield Award and the Arthur Sidney Bedell Award. Mike and his wife Lori have five sons, John, Tyler, Zachary, Zachary, and Joshua.



NWOD Delegate - Jeff Tieman
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Director-at-Large - George Hunt
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Phone: 402-660-6019

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George Hunt

Dr. George A. Hunt received his B.S. in Physics with a minor in Mathematics from Miami University (Oxford, OH) and an M.E. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, specializing in environmental engineering, from the University of Virginia. His graduate research focused on hydrodynamic and water quality modeling of coastal waters. 

Dr. Hunt has over 13 years of professional experience in civil engineering both in engineering consulting firms as well as at state and federal agencies including the North Carolina Division of Water Quality and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Most recently, Dr. Hunt was a senior civil engineer at Burns and McDonnell in Omaha, Nebraska. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of surface water hydrology, hydrodynamic and water quality modeling, and watershed management. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Iowa.



Vice President - Brittany Travers
Engineered Equipment Solutions
Phone: 402-880-0321

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Dale Jacobson Awards

Congratulations to Dale Jacobsen!!  2016 WEF Fellows and the Emerson Distinguished Service Medal Recipient.

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2016 JFC NWEA Banquet Videos

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2017 WEF Collection Systems Conference

The 2017 WEF Collection Systems Conference is coming to Omaha May 21-24.

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