Robert K. Munro

Chief Utilities Executive

Appointed Chief Utilities Executive in September 2021; Acting Chief Utilities Executive August 2020 – September 2021; Chief of Utility Operations March 2018 – September 2021.

Related experience: City of Erie Erie, PA 1998 – 2018, Chief of Sewers (2015-2018), Chief of Fleet & Maintenance (2013-2015), Operations Superintendent (2006-2013), Heavy Equipment Operator (2001-2006), Bureau of Sanitation (1998-2001).

Registrations: Ohio EPA Class I Professional Operator Certification in Water Supply, Ohio EPA Class II Professional Operator Certification in Wastewater Collection, Operator Training Committee of Ohio (OTCO) Certification in Backflow Prevention, OTCO Certification in Cross-Connection Control Surveying;

Associations: Water Environment Federation (WEF), National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), Ohio Water Environment Association (OWEA), American Water Works Association (AWWA), Ohio Section American Water Works Association (OAWWA), Association of Ohio Drinking Water Agencies (AODWA), Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

Committees: Vice Chairman Ohio AWWA Water Utility Council (WUC), Association of Ohio Drinking Water Agencies (AODWA) Board member, Ohio AWWA Finance & Rates Committee member.

Education: Executive Master of Business Administration, Concentration in Strategic Leadership, Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Human Resource Management, Organizational Leadership, and Ethics, Cleveland State University;  Bachelor of Arts Multi-Disciplinary Studies, Concentration in Business, Engineering, and Government, University of Arkansas – Grantham; Associate of Science Information Sciences & Technology, Penn State University; Project Management, Construction Management, Information Technology Courses.


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