The American Water Works Association Board of Directors selected David Rager as the association’s next President-elect during its annual winter meeting. Four VPs, one Director-at-large and one service provider Director-at-large were also elected. Rager, an AWWA member for nearly 15 years and principal of Rager Management Consulting, LLC, was CEO for SD1 for four years and the Greater Cincinnati Water Works for 17 years. He has served as AWWA’s Treasurer, Chair of the Water Utility Council and a member of the International Council. A former Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Water Research Foundation, he is a member of the Ohio Section and the Kentucky/Tennessee Section. CEO David LaFrance has joined the Executive Council of the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), a multi-agency partnership led by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), for a five-year term. Prior to joining AWWA in 2010, LaFrance was CFO at Denver Water. His professional background also includes extensive water policy and management experience with CH2M and the US Army Corps of Engineers.