Tom Dingeman is one of 23 outstanding professionals named by the Water Environment Federation as this year’s 2012 group of WEF Fellows. This prestigious designation recognizes members’ achievements, stature, and contributions in professional segments served by WEF. The WEF Fellow Recognition Program, now in its second year, identifies individuals with outstanding accomplishments who have made an impact in their field of expertise and has been approved by WEF Board of Trustees. WEF Fellows are recognized in various areas of expertise including, but not limited to design, education, operations, regulation, research, utility management and leadership.
Tom has worked for the City of Greeley Water & Sewer Department for 34 years and is the Wastewater Treatment Division Manager at the Greeley Water Pollution Control Facility. For more than 23 years, he has been active in the regional WEF member association, the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association (RMWEA). Tom served as that organization’s President from 2002-2003 and continues to be active member on several committees. He also is a member of the Northern Colorado Get Into Water Project Team whose mission is to ensure that critical positions are filled with technically skilled personnel as many baby boomers begin to retire from water and wastewater utilities. Tom is a nationally registered environmental professional and a Class A Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in the State of Colorado.
The Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit association that provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment. WEF members have proudly protected public health, served their local communities, and supported clean water worldwide since 1928.