Friday, January 27, 2012

Tarolyn Buckles to Serve as Technical Advisor to Detroit Board of Water Commissioners

On January 25, 2012, the Board of Water Commissioners hired Tarolyn Buckles to serve as the Board's Technical Advisor.  The Board approved a one-year, $100,000 contract with Ms. Buckles.
Tarolyn Buckles - Technical Advisor
Ms. Buckles is President and CEO of Onyx Enterprise, Inc., a firm providing engineering consulting, project management, and construction management services.  She previously served as Project Manager for METCO Services, and Project Engineer and Diversity Manager for Arcadis. Ms. Buckles earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Structural Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1993.

Ms. Buckles joins Butler Benton, who was hired as the Board's Financial Advisor in October, 2011.  Ms. Buckles and Mr. Benton will assist the Board in reviewing rate setting, capital projects and other financial and operational matters. 

Staff positions were created under the February 11, 2011 Order, and formalized under Article VII of the Board's Amended By-Laws. A third staff position, not yet filled, will advise the Board on legal matters.

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