The Mission of AEA

The mission of AEA is to deliver information, education and advocacy programs and services that help member organizations provide excellent service to ratepayers and that help the public understand and value the work of AEA members.

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Annual Meeting
November 17-18, 2015
Caesars Atlantic City
Registration information will be posted late summer.



Spring Utility Management Conference, March 10-11

Presentations posted in Member Content section on Conference Follow-up page.



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SHBP & PERS Update- STATE HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM (SHBP) and SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM (SEHBP) OPEN ENROLLMENT AND NEW PLAN DESIGNS FOR PLAN YEAR 2012 October 17 until November 11, 2011 http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions/open-2011.shtml

 

AEA Videos

We recently asked some members why they belong to AEA.

To find out what they said, watch this video.

AEA Executive Committee Member Explains Opposition to WIPA

AEA Second Vice President and Legislative Committee Chair Dennis Palmer of the Landis SA expresses the concerns AEA has about the Water Infrastructure Protection Act. Read more. 

AEA Announces 2015 Wave Awards

AEA held its annual Wave Awards Luncheon March 11 in Atlantic City. The following awards were presented:

Life Member
Charles Norkis, Cape May County MUA
Richard Kunze, Ocean County MUA

Outstanding Commissioner
John J. Pantalone, Cape May County MUA

Wave Service Award
Marc Pfeiffer

Individual Achievement
Jim McDonald, Lower Township MUA

Up and Comer
Bernie Bujak, South Monmouth RSA

Best Management Practices
Atlantic County UA
Ocean County UA (2 awards)
Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission

Forward Thinking
Camden County MUA
Landis SA
North Hudson SA
Passaic Valley SC

Energy Savers
Rahway Valley SA

Public Education
Atlantic County UA
Bergen County UA

AEA 2015 Officers

President
Michael Ruppel,South Monmouth RSA
First Vice President
Dennis Palmer, Landis SA
Second Vice President
Dave Harpell,Jackson MUA
Treasurer
Justin Flancbaum, Lakewood Township MUA
Past President
Richard Dovey, Atlantic County UA
AEA elected the following members to its Board of Directors:
Dennis Palmer, Landis SA
Bob Fischer, Bayshore RSA
Manuel Ponte, R3M Engineering
Sue Brasefield, Maser Consulting

Flushable May Not Mean What You Think

Rob Villee, the executive director of AEA organization, the Plainfield Area Regional Sewerage Authority, has been a leader in helping make the public aware of the problem moist wipes cause in wastewater systems. Villee has been part of a national task force that has engaged the public and household wipes manufacturers in a dialogue about this. The Dr. Oz Show recently brought new awareness to this. Click here to read more and link to the Dr. Oz video.

Gallos Participates in Public Affairs Program on Rowan Radio
AEA Executive Director Peggy Gallos was a guest on the Rowan University radio station program, A Community Affair, on Monday, July 14. During the interview, Peggy and host Jackson Baird discussed New Jersey's infrastructure needs and about how important it is that water and sewer funds are not diverted for other uses. She also offered insights into how AEA helps its members. LISTEN.

President Michael Ruppel, South Monmouth RSA

1st Vice President

Dennis Palmer, Landis SA

 

2nd Vice President

Dave Harpell, Jackson MUA

 

Treasurer

Justin Flancbaum, Lakewood Township MUA

 

Past President

Richard Dovey, Atlantic County UA