Congratulations to AMERICAN Sales Engineer Joe Zauner on receiving the Jon Eaton Excellence in Volunteering Award from the Minnesota Section of the American Water Works Association. The award honors a section member who has served in a leadership role of a volunteer program and through his/her efforts, the Minnesota Section saw significant achievements in volunteer involvement and activities. Zauner was presented the award at the section’s annual conference on September 15.
Zauner joined AWWA in 2010, the same year he began working in the water and wastewater industries. He began working for AMERICAN in 2016, and his territories include North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Northern Illinois. Zauner has been a voting member of the Minnesota Section Manufacturers and Associates Council (MAC) since 2014, and he currently serves as MAC chair. Other leadership roles within the Minnesota Section include annual exhibits chair, annual golf tournament chair, pipe tapping committee member, and operations and maintenance speaker track chair. Zauner is a 2007 graduate of Iowa State University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.