Symposium Committee

I am delighted to introduce this year’s 2013 WWAC Symposium organizing committee.  We have faces both new and old who will be working together to provide you with worthwhile event based on a foundation of technical knowledge and expertise.  Come join us for WWAC 2013!

Graham Nasby, P.Eng., PMP
General  Symposium Chair

Eramosa Engineering Inc.
Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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Kevin Patel, PE, MBA
Assistant Symposium Chair

VP & Senior Automation Engineer
Signature Automation
Dallas, Texas, USA

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Joe Provenzano, M.Sc.
Program Committee Chair

Senior Technical Consultant
KRPO Engineering Services
Naugatuck, Connecticut, USA

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Jon DiPietro
Marketing & Website Chair

Principal, Bridgesoft LLC
Principal, Domesticating IT
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Pavol Segedy
ISA Members Liaison

Senior Automation Engineer
Brown & Caldwell
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, USA

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Tom DeLaura, PE
WEF Liason

Vice President
Eramosa Engineering International
Detroit, Michigan, USA

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David Wilcoxson, PE
Committee Member

VP & Regional Project Technical Lead
MWH Global
Walnut Creek, California, USA

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Derrick Stableford, MIET, LCGI
Committee Member

Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Designer
Associated Engineering
Calgary, Alberta

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Dr. Gerald W. Cockrell, PhD
Higher Education Liaison

Professor Emeritus of Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology
Indiana State University
Terra Haute, Indiana, USA

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Michael Fedenyszen
Honors/Awards Chair

Instrumentation & Control Engineer, Power Group
R.G. Vanderweil Engineers LLP
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Rodney Jones
ISA Staff Contact

Senior Administrator – Technical Divisions
ISA Headquarters
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA


Symposium Program Committee – click for more information

  • Joe Provenzano, KPRO Engineering Services (Program Committee Chair)
  • Richard Birdsell, Orange County Sanitation District
  • Peter Craan, Hazen and Sawyer
  • Jon DiPietro, Bridgesoft LLC
  • Bob Dusza, City of Manchester Water & Sewer Dept.
  • Josh Gelman, CDM Smith
  • David Hobart, Hobart Automation Engineering
  • Cameron Kamrani, Kamrani Engineering
  • Graham Nasby, Eramosa Engineering
  • Kevin Patel, Signature Automation
  • Matt Phillips, City of Guelph Water Services Dept.
  • Steve Valdez, GE