Rhon Blevins, a team member in the water/wastewater department who handles stormwater public education projects, has been elected to the Southeast Stormwater Association (SESWA) board of directors.
SESWA provides education and training for stormwater professionals and advocates for the interests of stormwater programs. The organization also promotes and enhances the effective management and operation of stormwater management systems and researches, collects and distributes information about stormwater management practices, water quality and the creation/operation of stormwater utilities.
The Southeast Stormwater Association was formed in 2005 to assist stormwater professionals in the southeast as they seek solutions to surface water quality and stormwater management challenges. SESWA’s boundaries mirror those of EPA Region 4 and include the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, NorthCarolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Blevins is an 18-year veteran of the City of Somerset. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and a master’s of teaching degree from the University of the Cumberlands.