Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Turner Promoted to Interim Director of Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

Pamela Turner was promoted on September 26, 2008 to Interim Director of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department. She replaces Anthony Adams, who served for a short term under the former Kilpatrick Administration.

Prior to her appointment, Ms. Turner served as Assistant Director for Water Supply Operations. She has worked for DWSD since 1977. Ms. Turner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Michigan.

Ms. Turner has served on the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s Technical Advisory Committee for the MDEQ Source Water Assessment Program. She is a member of the American Water Works Association and has served on the AWWA Research Foundation’s Research Advisory Council. She currently serves on the AWWA Michigan Section’s Water Utility Committee.

Ms. Turner is also a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Lake St. Clair charged with developing long-term strategies for protecting source water quality in the Lake St. Clair – Lake Erie corridor.