Christopher Glassing, territory manager for AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company, was recently awarded the Minnesota Section of the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Volunteer of the Year Award. This annual award recognizes an AWWA member who has shown exemplary volunteer service to the Minnesota Section by participating in programs or serving on a committee, council or district.
Glassing is an active member of several AWWA councils and committees, including serving on the Minnesota Section’s board of directors as chairman of the Training and Education Council. He also helped establish the Young Professionals Committee (YPC) and the Competitions Committee in the Minnesota Section. Through his efforts, more than 300 people have joined the YPC statewide. In addition, Glassing has helped organize the Meter Madness and Pipe Tapping competitions.
Glassing joined AMERICAN in 1996 after earning his degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology. His responsibilities for AMERICAN include sales, marketing, product applications, and design of ductile iron and steel pipe for the water and wastewater industry in the upper Midwest region.