North Penn Water Authority Welcomes New Board Members
Lansdale, Pa- February 15, 2022 – North Penn Water Authority’s Board of Directors has welcomed two, new board members, appointed by their respective municipalities.
Amy Cummings-Leight will represent Souderton Borough, replacing Marvin Anders after 47 years of service, and completing his remaining five-year term expiring on Dec. 31, 2024. Art Bustard will represent Worcester Township for a five-year term, and replace Paul Ziegler after 16 years of service.
Amy is currently the Director of Advancement at Frederick Living, and has experience managing budgets, raising funds, and serving on numerous local and statewide Boards and Associations. She has attended many NPWA Annual Municipal Banquets, and in her prior position as Executive Director of the North Penn Senior Center (renamed PEAK Center) in Lansdale, utilized NPWA’s public outreach efforts to involve senior citizens with environmental education programs and hands-on projects related to water.
Art’s knowledge of NPWA comes through his 12 years serving as Worcester Township Supervisor and two years as President of the Montgomery County Association of Township Officials. He has attended several of NPWA’s Annual Municipal Banquets. Art has also owned and managed his business, Cedars Advertising, for over 30 years out of Worcester.
“Both Amy and Art come to us with a strong familiarity with NPWA, and many attributes that will be valuable to the Board,” said Anthony J. Bellitto, Jr., P.E., executive director of NPWA. “I look forward to working with them and gaining fresh insight as they bring to us their municipal and career experience.”
The NPWA Board of Directors consists of ten volunteer members, each appointed for a five-year term by their respective municipality. It is the responsibility of each member of the Board of Directors to represent their communities’ interest in the running and operation of NPWA. The Board is responsible for setting the policies, rules, and rates under which NPWA operates. Board meetings are held once per month and are open to the public. The schedule is available at npwa.org/meeting-schedule.
About North Penn Water Authority
Established in 1965, North Penn Water Authority (NPWA) is a municipally owned, nonprofit Authority with a dedicated, professional workforce committed to providing the community with a safe, reliable, and economical water supply. Water supplied to their customers comes from both a surface water supply that is treated at the state of the art Forest Park Water Treatment Plant (FPWTP) and from groundwater wells located throughout the service area. To provide the highest quality water, the Authority has in place a main replacement program and performs annual flushing of its more than 585 miles of water main which serves more than 35,000 customers. NPWA also owns and maintains all fire hydrants in the service area to ensure hydrants are in working order in case of fire emergencies. NPWA employees, many of whom are NPWA customers themselves, take pride in being able to provide this service to the community. For more information, please visit www.npwa.org or call 215-855-3617.