Commissioners & Staff

 

The six District Commissioners are appointed for three year staggered terms, three by the Dedham Board of Selectmen and three by the Westwood Board of Selectmen.

BOARD OF WATER COMMISSIONERS

TOWN OF DEDHAM

Steven M. Mammone Clerk- Appointed a Water Commissioner in March 2007, Steve has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the Franklin Institute of Technology in Boston. Previously, he worked as a geotechnical engineer for 13 years. Currently, Steve is a partner at Getfused, Inc., a technology consulting firm. Steve is an active member of the American Society of Foundation Engineers. He is also a member of the Society of American Military Engineers.

Ronald J. Willey  – Chair

Ron was appointed as a Water Commissioner in November 2013. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a Ph.D in chemical engineering. He is a professor of chemical engineering at Northeastern University. He is an active member of SACHE (Safety and Chemical Engineering Education), a group dedicated to integrating principles of Process Safety into undergraduate chemical engineering education. He has authored of over 100 technical papers and serves as Editor of Process Safety Progress. He is also a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

John S. Miller-John was appointed as a Water commissioner in October 2015. He is a graduate of Suffolk University with a BS in chemistry. He has had a distinguished career in process engineering and chemical research and development. Some of his past experiences include designing and constructing pilot scale water treatment systems and analysis of drinking water samples.

TOWN OF WESTWOOD

 

Robert E. McLaughlin, Jr. -Chairman Serving as a Commissioner since January, 2003, he is a lawyer and partner at Gilman, McLaughlin & Hanrahan, a Boston law firm. Rob, a graduate of  Tufts University and Suffolk University Law School, is a past director of his neighborhood homeowner’s association and a Westwood Youth Soccer director. Rob is actively involved with Westwood youth sports.

James J. Galvin-Vice Chair Appointed to the Water Commission in May 1997, he is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Bentley College. Jim is very active in youth sports activities.

Gary Yessaillian

Appointed to the Water Commission in 2016, Gary works in the high tech industry and has been involved in various Westwood civic activities.

STAFF

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Eileen M. Commane              [email protected]

Eileen acts as a liaison between it and the Board of Water Commissioners. She prepares meeting agendas, works with District consultants, monitors legislative and environmental activities, reviews financial reports, communicates with town boards regarding areas of mutual concern, writes customer newsletters and press releases, and manages community and public relations.  Eileen  has a Bachelor’s from Holy Cross and a Master’s from Boston College.

TREASURER
John McCulloch

John manages the District’s financial business including investments, bond issues, and monthly warrants for paying bills.

SECRETARY
Margaret Kelley

Margie is responsible for taking minutes at Water District Commission meetings.

MANAGER
Robert Eiben                         [email protected]

Bob is the District’s general manager.  He directs all day to day operations, employee matters, maintenance and safety programs, and capital improvement projects.

PRODUCTION SUPERINTENDENT
Rich Mosca                                   [email protected]

Rich oversees the operation and maintenance of the treatment plants, booster stations, and standpipes to ensure the delivery of high quality water to our customers.

WATER QUALITY SUPERVISOR
Tabitha Maccalous                            [email protected]

Tabitha is responsible for the water quality and the treatment process pertaining to the Bridge Street and White Lodge Water Treatment Plants. Tabitha has a B. S. from Marist College in Environmental Science. She also has a M. S. in Earth Science from Wesleyan University.

DISTRIBUTION SUPERINTENDENT
Stephen Locke                                      [email protected]

Steve is responsible for managing the installation and repair of water mains and services, valves, and hydrants, as well as investigating and repairing system leaks. Steve is a graduate of Mass Maritime.

CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERINTENDENT
Stephanie Costa                                          [email protected]

Stephanie supervises all aspects of customer service including billing, meter reading, and meter replacements. She is also responsible for inspections of backflow prevention and cross connection devices in the system.

BUSINESS MANAGER
Bob Marsh                                         bmarsh@dwwd.org

Bob directs all financial, accounting, and business activities for the District including customer billing, accounts payable and receivables, and the annual audit. Bob  has a Bachelor’s from Babson College and a Master’s from Suffolk University.

  

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