The American Water Works Association (AWWA) Board of Directors elected Aurel Arndt as association Treasurer during its winter board meeting. He was most recently CEO/CFO at Lehigh County Authority water and wastewater utility, Allentown, PA. Currently, Arndt is Chair of AWWA’s Water Utility Council and is also a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive and Finance Committees. This year, he marks 30 years as an AWWA member. Arndt has also been active at AWWA’s Pennsylvania Section, serving as chair, board member and a member of the Strategic Planning Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Ursinus College and an MBA from Lehigh University, both in Pennsylvania. He is a 2006 recipient of AWWA’s George Warren Fuller Award and a 2010 recipient of the Pennsylvania Section’s Samuel Baxter Award.