Illinois American Water’s Brent Oest named a Vice President of JULIE
Board of Directors
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[June 19, 2014]
- Peoria, Ill. (June 11, 2014) – Illinois American Water’s
non-revenue water supervisor, Brent Oest, has been named to the
Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators (JULIE), Inc. Board
of Directors. Oest will serve as Vice President of Sewer and Water
Utilities. In this position, Oest will work in conjunction with the
other board members to determine organizational policy, planning,
finance, and public and governmental relations.
“We congratulate Brent on this
important role and his commitment to working with our utility
partners. These relationships are critical for the safety of our
customers and employees,” said Barry Suits, Illinois American
Water's Vice President of Operations.
While a member of JULIE’s board of directors, Oest will serve on the
public education and the operations committee. JULIE, Inc. provides
Illinois excavators and underground utility owners with a
continuously improving, one-call message handling and delivery
service committed to protecting underground utilities and the safety
of people working or living near them.
[Text received; KAREN COTTON,
ILLINOIS AMERICAN WATER]
About Illinois American Water
Illinois American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water
(NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the
state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater
services to approximately 1.2 million people. American Water also
operates a customer service center in Alton and a quality control
and research laboratory in Belleville.
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Founded in 1886, American
Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater
utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the
company employs more than 6,600 dedicated professionals who
provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to
approximately 14 million people in more than 40 states, as well
as parts of Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.