Board of Directors
Oluwole A. (OJ) McFoy is the general manager of the Buffalo Sewer Authority, which operates a treatment facility holding 560 million gallons per day and a regional collection system serving over 550,000 customers in Western New York. He is responsible for delivering on Buffalo’s 20-year, $400 million commitment to eliminate the effects of combined sewer overflows in Buffalo’s Great Lakes waterways. Oluwole began his career at Buffalo Sewer in 2006 as the chief operating officer and has held multiple positions since, including chief financial officer and chief engineer. Before joining Buffalo Sewer, his early career involved project engineering and management at a regional architectural and engineering consultant firm. Oluwole now serves as a vice-chair for the New York Water Environment Association’s Utility Executive Committee. Also, he represents New York, serving in the Water Environment Federation’s House of Delegates as a state representative. He holds a BS in civil engineering from Clarkson University and is a licensed professional engineer in New York.
Shivaji Deshmukh is a licensed engineer who serves as the General Manager of the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) with over 20 years of experience in the water and wastewater industry. IEUA serves approximately 930,000 people in western San Bernardino County. Before IEUA, Mr. Deshmukh served as the Assistant General Manager at the West Basin Municipal Water District for nine years. Prior to that, he served Orange County Water District where he focused on the implementation, design, and construction of the Groundwater Replenishment System—a 130 million gallon per day potable reuse project.
Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells is the chief executive officer of Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District. Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District is a regional entity providing sanitary and stormwater management services to Cleveland and 61 suburban communities in Northeast Ohio. As CEO, Kyle oversees one of the largest clean water agencies in Ohio, a district that treats 90 billion gallons of water every year, thanks to the work of more than 750 employees. She works closely with seven trustees and nine directors managing hundreds of miles of sewer and stream networks, a multi-billion-dollar 25-year Project Clean Lake program, and a regional wet-weather strategy for the health of Lake Erie and more than one million residents. Kyle graduated summa cum laude from Ohio State University with a bachelor of science degree in biology. She earned master’s degrees with honors in both public affairs and environmental science at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs and volunteered in Samoa for the Peace Corps. Before joining the District, she was director of the Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc.
Clare Lindahl has served as CEO of the Soil and Water Conservation Society since August of 2017. The Society’s mission is to foster the science and art of natural resource conservation. The Society and its membership have been advancing conservation through advocacy, special projects, a scientific journal, education, and events since 1943. Lindahl previously served as the Executive Director for Conservation Districts of Iowa and as Natural Resources Program Manager with River Action, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering the environmental, economic, and cultural vitality of the Mississippi River and its riverfront in the Quad Cities. She holds a degree in landscape architecture from Iowa State and received her post-baccalaureate certificate in environmental geographic systems from Western Illinois University.
Susan Moisio, PE, is the Global Director of Jacobs’ Water Market. In this role, Susan leads a Jacobs team of more than 9,000 Drinking Water & Reuse, Water Resources, Conveyance & Storage, and Wastewater visionaries and doers to develop innovative, sustainable, and technology-enabled solutions for the world’s water challenges. Jacobs' water team is committed to providing industry-leading infrastructure and digital and environmental expertise to address complex challenges across drinking water, wastewater, desalination, conveyance, and flood control challenges, all with Jacobs’ One Water approach to water management. Susan is a Technology Fellow with more than 30 years of experience in capacity assessments, system integration, and flow analysis. She joined Jacobs in 2005, and her experience in wastewater planning and capital project execution includes 16 years with the Cincinnati Metropolitan Sewer District. Susan was named one of the top 40 influencers in the water industry by Global Water Intelligence Magazine. Susan is a member of the Alliance’s One Water Council, she leads Jacobs’ engagement with the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, she currently serves on the Water Environment Federation Collection Committee, and she previously served on WEF’s Technical Practices Committee and as chair of the WEFTEC Collection Systems Symposia. She is also a member of the Wet Weather Partnership.