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Connections Newsletter

September 2014 Newsletter


Call for Nominations
Fall Meeting Registration
New WASDA Member
Bringing Members Together
Upcoming Events
Member Announcements
WASDA Needs Your Help
Contribute to WASDA



Sept. 27 – Oct. 1, 2014
New Orleans Morial
Convention Center
New Orleans, LA


2014 Fall Meeting & Partnership Forum

October 20-22, 2014
Hyatt Regency Baltimore
Baltimore, MD



WASDA is asking your assistance in helping to provide milestones that have occurred in the industry. These milestones will be used to build a timeline on the new WASDA site.
Send information to wasda@fernley.com.


WASDA members are encouraged to share company updates through the WASDA Connections e-newsletter. Submit your news today!



Val-matic Ductile
Iron Supervalves

September 2014

Call For Nominations Now Open!

Distributor members, are you ready to lead? Now is the time to become more involved in taking WASDA to the next level!

There are three seats opening up on the Board of Directors. The term is three years and begins at the close of the upcoming Annual Meeting on February 25, 2015. This is a great way to get involved with WASDA and represent our industry! Share your expertise, passion and vision for the future of the water and wastewater industry.

Nominations close on November 14, 2014, so act fast! Interested members should fill out the nomination form and send it to Sarah Hagy, Executive Director of WASDA. Please also include a head shot. You may email Sarah at shagy@fernley.com with your nomination, as well as any questions that you may have about the process.

Don’t Miss Out! Early Bird Registration
for the Fall Meeting is Ending Soon!

The Fall Meeting & Partnership Forum is fast approaching! This year’s reservations have already surpassed last year’s attendance by 30%, we anticipate a huge success!

If you have not registered, now is the time! Early Bird Registration ends on September 19th.

For those of you who have downloaded the scheduling template, you may have noticed that there was an error in one of the time slots. The template has been corrected.

The Grand Hyatt Baltimore is already sold out. However WASDA has reserved a block of rooms at the Royal Sonesta located at 550 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 at the rate of $217 a night. Click here for more information on reservations and travel information. To see who’s already registered, click here for a list of attending members. With over 40 opportunities to conduct business, it’s no wonder this event is so highly anticipated!

Mayer Malbin Company: New WASDA
Member Attending Upcoming Fall Meeting
Partnership Forum

WASDA would like to introduce Mayer Malbin Company, a new distributor member who will be attending this year’s Fall Meeting & Partnership Forum.

After factoring in annualized consumer price index growth at 2.1%, the resulting base pay movement for 2015 is expected to be a minimal net gain of .9%, according to Hay Group. This compares to an expected 1.6% net gain for employees in 2014 and 2013 net gain of 0.8%.”
- Nancye Combs of HR Enterprises, Inc.

Mayer Malbin Company are distributors for a full line of water, storm, sanitary, sewer and erosion control products. Representing Mayer Malbin Company at the Fall Meeting will be Sammy Hsaine and Ray Anthony. To make an appointment with this company, please contact Sammy Hsaine at 718-937-5100 or via email at shsaine@mayermalbin.com.

Three New Ways WASDA
is Bringing Members Together

WASDA values it’s members and is continually working to bring members closer together to set a new standard for the water and sewer distribution industry. After all, membership leads to success! See below for three new ways WASDA is bringing it’s members together.

Visit WASDA’s new website for the latest water and sewer industry updates and ways to connect with other WASDA members.

Raise awareness for your business with online advertising on the WASDA website and blog.

Download the WASDA app onto your smartphone, tablet, or desktop for easy access to WASDA’s online resources. Learn how to download the app here!


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