Association of Environmental Authorities
AEA is a trade association of publicly owned government agencies and private-sector businesses that provide or support clean water and solid waste utility service in New Jersey. The mission of AEA is to provide information, education and advocacy that help member organizations provide professional, efficient and cost-effective service to their ratepayers and to help the public understand and appreciate the work of its members.
“Protect Your Network”
AEA IT Committee Cybersecurity Event
September 17, 2019 at the Brick Township MUA
This event seeks to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills needed to understand cybersecurity resiliency, security for your network, surviving / preventing attacks and more.
• Gain an understanding of cybersecurity resiliency
• How to prepare for a cyber incident
• How to recover from a cyber attack
• Case study experiences of real-life cyber incidents
• Learn about Next-Gen Cyber-Network Technology
Registrations Now Open for the
2019 AEA Annual Conference
November 19 – 20, Bally’s Atlantic City
The theme of the conference is “The Next Decade.” Speakers already confirmed include Melanie Walter, Director of the Department of Community Affairs Division of Local Government Services and Dan Kennedy, Director, Environmental & Utility Operations for the Utility & Transportation Contractors Association and former assistant commissioner at the NJ Department of Environmental Protection.
Early Bird Sponsorship for AEA Fall Conference
AEA is offering sponsors an “early bird” option this year: Commit to a sponsorship of greater than $500 in value by Aug. 30 and get a 15 percent discount. We will be circulating information about this soon – but if you want to find out more now, just call 609-584-1877.
A Call For Proposals
Speaking opportunities for the November conference still available! AEA is seeking proposals for presenters, presentations, panels, and other features. See our forms below for details.
The Value of AEA in Every Type of Membership
AEA has three classes of members: Regular or authority members, municipal members, and associate members. Any organization that does business within the publically owned water, wastewater, solid waste and recycling agency sector has a place at the AEA table. Our unique focus is the management, administrative and policy development aspects of public utility service.
Environmental Professional Development Academy
Track 4 – Human Resources
Begins Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Track 4 human resources will begin Wednesday September 11, 2019 at the East Windsor MUA located at 7 Wiltshire Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520. If you have questions, please call Karen or Peggy at 609-584-1877.
Congratulations to the 2018 EPDA Cohort. Seated l to r: Jennifer Rivera, Pemberton Township MUA, Yolanda Cox, Plainfield MUA, Natalie Chesko, South Monmouth RSA. Standing l to r: Brian Valentino, Western Monmouth UA and academy director, Paul Dobson, Stony Brook RSA, Hossein “Mack” Rahimi, Stony Brook RSA, Janette Kessler, Atlantic County UA, Javier “Pete” Irizarry, Stony Brook RSA, Frank Rockwell, South Monmouth RSA, Don Hilty, Stony Brook RSA, Michael Mullen, Evesham MUA, Tom Bongiovanni, Two Bridges SA, James Higgins, Evesham. Not pictured: Patricia Lopes, Passaic Valley SC and Larry Chambers, Plainfield MUA.