The American Water Works Association on Sunday announced that John Donahue, general manager of the North Park (Ill.) Public Water District, has been selected as the association’s next president-elect.

Donahue begins his role as president-elect in June 2013, at the conclusion of AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Denver, Colo. He will serve his one-year presidential term beginning in June of 2014.

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An AWWA member since 1987 and active member of the Illinois Section, Donahue was honored in 2009 with the association’s Fuller Award. He has served on numerous committees at both the AWWA association and Section levels, and he continues to hold water and wastewater operator licenses.