Young Professionals

The future of water and wastewater management relies on the technical and professional development, as well as excitement and participation, of our youngest members.


Dec 22, 2016

2017 Outstanding YP Award

The Outstanding Young Professional Award recognizes the contribution of a young professional to the Ontario wastewater industry.   This award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, ON.


Our young professional team represents WEAO members with five years or less of experience in the wastewater industry, and who are less than 35 years of age. The Committee supports the technical and professional development of our youngest members, and hosts events like beach volleyball, Ripley’s Aquarium tours, and much more.

For a complete listing of all YP Committee members, click here.

Committee Chair

Tiffany Chai

Dillon Consulting

Nancy Afonso

Black & Veatch

Rinita Banerjee


Chantelle Bazowsky

Terratec Environmental

Martina Betkova

MMM Group Ltd

Stephanie Choo-Wing

For Hire

Rachel Chow P.Eng.


Peter Davey

Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine

Colleen Gammie

Hatch Mott MacDonald

Dang Ho

Natasha Jansen EIT

Toronto Water

Bahareh Karami

Black & Veatch

Carolyn Lee


Cristina Salome Lugo Vega

Trojan Technologies

Rob Maynard-Spasov

City of Toronto

Sumant Patel

City of Toronto

Priya Persaud

GM BluePlan

Emily Prowse

City of Toronto

Dawn Riekenbrauck

ASI Group Ltd

Stephen Romano


Revathy Vattukkalathil

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