Council: External Affairs: Students & Young Professionals Committee
Board Liaison
Thomas Bach
Committee Chair
Matthew Edds
Committee Chair
Michael Galin
Committee Vice Chair
Christopher Cornett
Committee Vice Chair
Beau Mackie
Council Chair
Anthony Martin
Kyrie McKinney

Upcoming Events
Student/YP Social
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Student/YP Social
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Student/YP Stream Cleanup
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Student/YP Social
Thursday, April 9, 2020

Students & Young Professionals Committee



  • Encourage YP’s and students to participate in NC AWWA-WEA
  • Recruit YP’s and students to join NC AWWA-WEA
  • Develop interests of YP’s and students
  • Promote awareness among the YP’s and student groups
  • Help educate other Association members about the value and unique contributions of the YPs and Students.
  • Create meaningful/continuing opportunities for students and young professionals to interact; increase mutual awareness of the water and wastewater industry; promote mutual career growth in the industry
  • Creating and maintaining student chapters at local universities
  • Increase student involvement in the organization
  • Provide transition for students to young professionals



Co-Chair, Raleigh

Matt Edds, Veolia



Co-Vice Chair, Raleigh 

Beau Mackie, CDM Smith



Co-Chair, Charlotte

Michael Galin, Black& Veatch



Co-Vice Chair, Charlotte

Chris Cornett, Black & Veatch


Current College Chapters:

University of North Carolina- Charlotte


North Carolina State University 


North Carolina A&T State University 


If you are interested in joining one of the college chapters, please contact Daniel or Corey from the list above. 


Annual Conference Presentation to YPs

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