Meet the Rivanna Team

Employee Appreciation Day 2019

Rivanna Water and Sewer and Solid Waste Authority Team

Vision: To serve the community and be a recognized leader in environmental stewardship by providing exceptional water and solid waste services.

Values: The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority and Rivanna Solid Waste Authority are committed to the following values: Integrity, Teamwork, Respect, Quality

Mission: Our professional team of knowledgeable and engaged personnel serve the Charlottesville, Albemarle, and UVA community by providing high quality water treatment, refuse, and recycling services in a financially and environmentally responsible manner.


Bill Mawyer
Executive Director
Lonnie Wood
Director of Finance
Jennifer Whitaker
Director of Engineering
Phil McKalips
Director of Solid Waste
David Tungate
Director of Operations


Betsy Nemeth
HR Manager
Jeff Southworth
IT Manager
Andrea Bowles
Water Resources
Rob Haacke
Wastewater Manager
Greg Marrs
Maintenance Manager
Patricia Defibaugh
Laboratory Manager
Scott Schiller
Engineering Manager
Daniel Campbell
Water Manager
Elizabeth Coleman
Safety Manager
David Rhoades
Solid Waste Manager

If you would like to contact a member of our Executive or Management team,

please call our Administrative Offices at: (434) 977-2970