WQA Deputy Executive Director Pauli Undesser, MWS, CAE, was recently chosen as a recipient of the Association Forum and USAE’s 2016 Forty Under 40® award, which recognizes 40 up-and-coming association and non-profit professionals under the age of 40. Recipients must demonstrate high potential for success in leadership roles and exhibit a strong commitment to the association management and nonprofit industries. Undesser joined the WQA team in 2007 and was named Deputy Executive Director in 2014. Prior to this role, she served as WQA’s Director of Regulatory and Technical Affairs and Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) Coordinator. Undesser will transition to her new role in January. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master’s Degree in biochemistry from Northern Illinois University.