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Radhika Fox


Radhika Fox is CEO of the U.S. Water Alliance. Prior to joining the Alliance she served as director of the Value of Water Coalition, a collaboration of public and private water agencies, business leaders, and associations building national will for investment in water infrastructure and water resources. Radhika has over 20 years of experience in developing policies, programs, and issue-based advocacy campaigns. Prior to leading the Value of Water Coalition, Radhika directed the policy and government affairs agenda for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, which is responsible for providing 24/7 water, wastewater, and municipal power services to 2.6 million Bay Area residents.  She also served as the Federal Policy Director at PolicyLink, where she coordinated the organization’s policy agenda on a wide range of issues, including infrastructure investment, transportation, sustainable communities, economic inclusion, and workforce development. She holds a B.A. from Columbia University and a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley.




Lorraine L. Koss

Deputy Director

Lorraine L. Koss is Senior Vice President of the U.S. Water Alliance. In this position, she continues her 20 year career mission, creating strategic communications programs that unite the water sector and advance public understanding.

Lorraine joined the Alliance after more than 15 years with the Water Environment Federation. There she began the public education and outreach program, designing and developing programs such as Walk Your Watershed, Water Is Life, WEFTeach, Stockholm Junior Water Prize, and Biosolids Public Acceptance, to name just a few. She came to WEF from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department where she was known as “Water Woman” and is responsible for starting the public information program.

Lorraine received her Master’s in Environmental Management from Duke University and her Bachelors in Communications from Trinity University. She has served on several water related boards and committees, including as AWWA’s first Public Relations Chair. Recognition for her work includes five water industry awards and acknowledgement for having initiated both the North Carolina and Washington D.C. chapters of Water for People.




Hope Hurley


Hope Hurley is the Manager of the U.S. Water Alliance. She plays an important role managing the Alliance’s office and supporting the organization’s key programs, communication, and development activities.

Prior to her association with the Alliance, Hope was a member of Senator Jim Webb’s (D-VA) press team in Washington, D.C. She has also provided policy and research assistance to a number of environmental nonprofits, including Oceana, Clean Air-Cool Planet, and Atlantic Whale Foundation, on issues ranging from climate change, ocean conservation, and wildlife protection.

Hope received her B.S. degrees in Environmental Studies and Communications with a concentration in Policy from Eckerd College, Saint Petersburg, FL. Prior to college, she was a participant in a year-long educational program in which she worked directly with local communities in Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala, and the Canary Islands on environmental restoration and education projects. Hope was born and raised in Arlington, Virginia, a city minutes away from her favorite fishing spot on the Potomac River.




Keith Zukowski

Communications Associate

Keith Zukowski is the Alliance’s Communications Associate. He plays an integral role in the development and promotion of the Alliance’s messaging, while also acting as support to the team at large.

Prior to working at the Alliance, Keith spent a year and a half working in marketing and communications in New York City, where he became an expert in digital, social, and traditional communications tactics.

Keith received a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Creative Writing from the University of Richmond. Keith grew up in Plainfield, New Jersey, just an hour away from the Jersey Shore and his favorite hike along the Appalachian Trail.




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