Smud Receives AWWA Award of Excellence

AMERICAN Ductile Iron Pipe Senior Sales Engineer Rosemary Smud was recently awarded the 2015 John Lechner Award of Excellence by the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) California-Nevada Section. This award is given to a Manufacturers/Associates Council (MAC) member who displays exemplary service to the drinking water community and promotes the AWWA California-Nevada Section’s mission and goals.

Smud is a longtime member of AWWA, holding various offices on the sectional and association levels of the organization, including AWWA vice president, service provider director-at-large on the AWWA board of directors, vice president on the MAC board of directors, and member of the Young Professionals Committee, the Materials Performance Committee and the Corrosion Control Committee. She is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Northern California Pipe Users Group, Sacramento Area Water Association and United Contractors.

Smud received her bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from Georgia Tech and her MBA from the University of California-Davis. She began her career with AMERICAN in 2003. Her sales territory includes Northwest California.