September 2023 - Water Wastewater Business Opportunities Luncheon

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DC Water (DC Water)
Jeffrey F. Thompson, P.E. - Chief Operating Officer and EVP

Jeffrey F. Thompson serves DC Water as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. In this role, he is tasked with providing leadership and strategic vision to the organization through enhanced operational, managerial, and administrative procedures. Additionally, he is responsible for the oversight of related reporting structures and operational controls and increasing the overall efficiency of operations.

Mr. Thompson brings more than 32 years of engineering expertise and leadership acumen to the Authority. Most recently, he had served as the Assistant General Manager of Operations and Technical Services for the Birmingham (AL) Water Works Board since 2019. In Birmingham, Jeff was responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance and providing safe and reliable drinking water to more than 770,000 customers, across five jurisdictions.

Throughout his career, Mr. Thompson has led the development of numerous strategic plans and directed many large capital programs. He also has extensive experience with water/wastewater operations, engineering, watershed protection, utility maintenance, construction, emergency management, and regulatory compliance.

Mr. Thompson holds an Executive MBA from The University of Alabama, and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Central Florida. He began his career as a Water Resources Engineer for the Walt Disney Company and has served as a water executive in central Florida, New England, Miami, and most recently at Birmingham Water Works, the largest regional utility in Alabama.

David Parker, P.E.  - Director, Wastewater Engineering

David Parker serves the Authority as the Director of Wastewater Engineering. Mr. Parker has over 30 years of experience in planning, design, and construction management of wastewater and water treatment facilities, pumping stations, and related infrastructure.  Prior to joining DC Water, he worked in the consulting engineering field as a design manager, project manager, and office leader. 

He holds Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Civil Engineering, both from Virginia Tech.  He is also a registered Professional Engineer in the District, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina.

Fairfax County Department of Public Work & Environmental Services (DPWES)
Matthew J. Doyle, P.E., CCM - Branch Chief, Wastewater Design and Construction Division | Capital Facilities

Matt Doyle serves as the Branch Chief of the Wastewater Design and Construction Division at Fairfax County Government where he supports the County’s $60M/yr. wastewater collection capital improvements program.  Matt is an Adjunct Hydraulics Professor at George Mason University and he also serves as the Director for the GMU Engineers for International Development.
Matt earned his BSCE from West Virginia University and his Environmental Master’s Degree from Johns Hopkins University.  He currently lives in Loudon County Virginia with his wife and three children.


Prince William County Service Authority (PWCSA)
Mr. Don Pannell, P.E.  - Deputy General Manager & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Pannell has served as the Deputy General Manager/Chief Operating Officer since July 2019. He began his employment with the Service Authority in 2005, serving as the Director of Operations & Maintenance prior to advancing to his current role. Prior to his employment with the Service Authority, Mr. Pannell helped manage the City of Manassas’ water and wastewater utility. He has also worked as a consulting engineer and as an engineer with the Virginia Department of Health. Mr. Pannell received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Master’s of Environmental Engineering from Old Dominion University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer.

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC)
Caville Stanbury-Woolery, P.E., PMP - Pipeline Design Division Leader Director, Engineering & Construction

Mrs. Caville Stanbury-Woolery is the current Pipeline Design Division Manager at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC Water). She oversees the team responsible for managing the design for the Commission’s Water Reconstruction Program, Sewer Reconstruction Program, Replacement Planning Program, and Water and Sewer Relocation Program.  She joined the Commission in 2012 and rose to her current position in 2021.
Prior to WSSC Water, Mrs. Stanbury-Woolery worked in the private sector as a design engineer on distribution and collection systems and has extensive work on Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Survey Programs under the Consent Decree.
A licensed engineer in the State of Maryland and a certified Project Manager Professional, Caville is a graduate of Sweet Briar College and Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering.
Caville is a current member of the Commission’s Refund Hearing Board and has served on the Board of Directors at Sweet Briar College. 

Washington Aqueduct (USACE)
Ms. Trina Littlejohn - Chief of Staff

Trina R. Littlejohn initially joined the Washington Aqueduct in 2020, and currently serves as Chief of Staff. In this capacity, Ms. Littlejohn is responsible for advising and delivering on programs and initiatives related to recruiting and hiring, pay and leave, labor relations, performance management, budget, procurement and purchasing, safety, emergency management, and security. Ms. Littlejohn partners across all Divisions and Branches to execute the General Manager’s vision and support the Washington Aqueduct’s mission.

Previous assignments with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers include Maintenance Branch Chief, Washington Aqueduct; Administrative Branch Chief, Washington Aqueduct; and Workforce Manager, Baltimore District. Prior to joining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Trina held various assignments with the U.S. Army Medical Command spanning 17 years.

Trina holds multiple degrees, having earned a BS in Chemistry, a BS in Forensic Science, and an MS in Criminal Justice Administration, all from Chaminade University – Honolulu. Additionally, she has completed leadership programs through the Secretary of the Army, the Army Management Staff College, and at the local level. Ms. Littlejohn honorably served in the United States Army for 13 years before transitioning to a career as a federal civilian employee.

In her spare time, Trina enjoys travel and the chance to discover new cultures with her daughter Payten. She enjoys good food and good friends. She is an honorary member of the Baltimore County Corvette Club and an avid roller skater. Trina has a zest for life and lives with a sense of excitement, anticipation and energy.

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