Maine Management Candidate School

Welcome Class of 2018:
JETCC is pleased to announce that the 9th year of Management Candidate School began on November 8th in Portland. Thank you to Portland Water District for hosting the Class of 2018!

2017-2018 Draft Schedule

JETCC, Maine DEP and DHHS, Maine Water Environment Association, and Maine Water Utilities Association are pleased to offer the Management Candidate School (MCS). This 11-month training program, which first started in Maine in September 2009, provides the intensive training, networking and skill-development coursework necessary to prepare the next generation of water and wastewater managers and leaders. With many of Maine's current water and wastewater managers at or near retirement age, it is hoped that the individuals who complete the MCS program will be able to continue the critical work of managing the state's water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. This exciting training program is aimed at mid-level operators with management potential.

Following a model established by Rhode Island, JETCC's board of directors and the Maine Wastewater Control Association executive committee spearheaded the effort to launch this training program. For the first year, MEWEA and DEP provided significant financial support. The year-long program includes management courses, technical courses (such as engineering basics and construction planning) as well as skill training in areas such as personnel management, media relations, dealing with regulatory agencies, and budget preparation.

For information about current and upcoming MCS programs, click on the links above. For general information, contact JETCC at (207) 253-8020.

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Introducing the Class of 2018

Back Row L to R: Mickey Hall, Maine Water Company; Rudy Hale, Scarborough Sanitary District; Brice Bond, Kennebunkport Sewer District; James Ferguson, Saco Water Resource Recovery Dept.; Steven Allen, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Wells Water District; Dan Boissonneault, Kennebunk Sewer District; Joe Dignam, York Water District; David DePerrio, York Water District; Somnang Laurendeau, York Sewer District; Tim Abbott, Sanford Sewerage District; Ernest Bergeron, Brunswick Sewer District; Stephen Picard, Portland Water District; Chris St. Pierre, Ogunquit Sewer District; Travis Pelletier, York Sewer District; Ross Desjardins, Kennebec Water District; Brian Cogill, Portland Water Resources. Front Row L to R: Warren Burnham, Lewiston Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority; Tyler Pease, Greater Augusta Utility District; John Halacy, Rumford Water District; Jon Jewett, Instructor; Randy Nault, Lewiston Water Dept.; Catherine McLeod, Kennebunk, Kennbunkport, Wells Water District; Adam Daigle, Portland Water Resources. Inset: Helen Newman, Maine Water Company; David Taylor, Portland Water District.

Class of 2017

Front Row L to R: Mary Jane Dillingham, Auburn Water District/Lewiston Water Division; Anthony Cote, Old Town Water District; Joshua McKay, Old Town Water Pollution Control Facility; Travis Day, Orono Water Pollution Control Facility; Bret Marshall, Dover-Foxcroft Wastewater; Jason Souzer, Greater Augusta Utility District.   Back Row L to R: Amanda Smith, Bangor Wastewater Facility; Holly Sadler, Kennebec Water District; Jonathan Helstrom, Fort Fairfield Utilities District; Michael Williams, Lewiston Water Department; Ryan Tweedie, Hampden Water District; Kathleen Chapin, KKWWD; Robert Weymouth, KKWWD; Jacob Spinney, Bangor Water District; George Johns, Portland Water Resources; Michelle Gushue, Hampden Water District; Troy Hornyak, Bangor Water District; Thomas Freitas, Lewiston Water Department. Inset: Robert Shaw Jr.

Class of 2016

Back Row L to R: Bruce Gardner – Bath Water District; Ian Carter – Kennebunk Sewer District; Brian McBride – Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Wells Water District; A.J. Newhall – Newport Water District; Lance Raymond – City of Bangor Public Works Dept; Boyd Smith – Orono-Veazie Water District; David Williams – Greater Augusta Utility District; Joseph Hartigan – Farmington Wastewater Treatment. Middle Row: Ryan Bourque – Portland Water District; Warren Smith – Livermore Falls Wastewater Treatment; Earle Varney – Lewiston Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority; Adam West – Lewiston Water & Sewer Dept.; Jacob Butler – Hartland POTW; Matthew Sampson - Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Wells Water District; Josh Chartrand – Skowhegan Water Pollution Control; Ben Barry – Greater Augusta Utility District. Front Row: Reginald Winslow – Bar Harbor Water; Fred Terison – Yarmouth Water Pollution Control Dept.; Richard Moran – Penobscot Energy Recovery Company; Nathan Landry - Lewiston Water & Sewer Dept.; Thomas Darrow – Penobscot McCrum LLC; Jared Bragdon – Kennebec Water District; Sheldon Main – Camden Wastewater Dept. Inset: Jacob Verrill – Mechanic Falls Water

Class of 2015

TOP ROW, Left to Right: Matthew Bubar, Falmouth WWTF; Anthony Soucy, City of Gardiner; Justin Richardson, KKWWD; Dan Libby, Maine Water Co.- Camden/Rockport Div.; Dale Wermenchuk, Town of Kennebunkport; Keith Archibald, KKWWD; Edwin Woods, Lewiston Auburn WPCA; Robert Howard, Brewer WPCF; Justin Barnett, York Sewer District; Mark Beaudoin, City of Saco. FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Thomas Pike, Sanford Sewerage District; Edward Thyng, KKWWD; Daniel Munsey, Brunswick Sewer District; Greg Pargellis, KKWWD; Richard Gaeth, Boothbay Harbor Sewer District. (Left Inset: Albert Clinch, Rangeley Water District; Right Inset: Andrew O'Brien, Yarmouth WPCF).

Class of 2014

TOP ROW, Left to Right - Cindi Heannsler, Verso Paper; William Stritch, Yarmouth Wastewater Dept.; Zhenya Shevchenko, South Portland Water Resource Protection; Kevin Frazier, Maine Water Co.-Biddeford/Saco; James Trombley, Newport Water District; Thomas Chase, York Water District; Tony Yorke, York Water District; Michael Stewart, Lisbon Sewer Dept.; Jason Prout, Brunswick Sewer District. FRONT ROW, Left to Right - Michael Janczura, Thomaston WCD; Shawn Ready, Ted Berry Company; Dustin Price, York Sewer District; Jonathan McCabe, Freeport Sewer District; Christian Rodriguez, Portland Water District; Kevin Eaton, York Sewer District (not pictured: David Pratt, Boothbay Harbor Sewer District).

Class of 2013

Left to Right - Back Row: Tom Wiley, So. Portland Water Resource Protection; Andrew Whitaker, Saco Water Resource Recovery Facility; Jeffrey Moulton, South Portland Water Resource Protection; Tom Mason, Brunswick Sewer District; Alex Buechner, Biddeford Wastewater Treatment Facility; Michael Cummons, Maine Water Company-Rockport; Stanley Doughty Jr., Brunswick & Topsham Water District; Justin Futia, City of Portland; Jeffrey Hatch, Greater Augusta Utility District; Andy Bryant, Ted Berry Company; Chris Curtis, Yarmouth Water District; Front Row: Benjamin LaPlante, Kennebec Water District; Keefe Cyr, Bangor Wastewater Treatment Facility; Peter Godfrey, Greater Augusta Utility District; Marissa Carr, Maine Water Company-Biddeford & Saco; Chelsea Elliot, Alfred Water District; Eric Altvater, Machias Wastewater Treatment Plant; Not pictured: Chris Remick, Maine Water Company-Bucksport

Class of 2012

Left to Right - Back Row: Matt Densmore, Brunswick Sewer District; Carl Palm, Kittery Water District; Noah Emery, York Water District; Michael Courtenay, Warren Sanitary District; Joel Anderson, Portland Water District; Sean Castles, South Portland Water Resource Protection Dept; Glen Bellefleur, Scarborough Sanitary Distict; Middle Row: Michael Lockard, Brewer Water Pollution Control Facility; Larry Graham, York Water District; Tim Wade, Kennebec Water District; Adrian LeClair, Maine Water Company-Skowhegan; Eric Gagnon, Brunswick Topsham Water District; Stacy Thompson, Saco Water Resource Recovery Facility; David Madsen, Lewiston Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority; Mike Dunham, Ted Berry Company; Dan Bicknell, Freeport Sewer District; Leeann Hanson, JETCC Training Coordinator; Kneeling: Nick Rico, Kennebunk Sewer District; Michael Antonelli, Wells Sanitary District; Travis Bickford, Maine Water Company-Freeport

Class of 2011

William Alexander, Brunswick Topsham Water District;  Cintya Bailey, Verso Paper;  Damon Bickford, Clinton Water District;  Duane Brown, Falmouth Wastewater Treatment Plant;  Mark Damon, Falmouth Wastewater Treatment Plant;  Michael Durant, Town of Kingfield;  Shawn Gifford, Lincoln Sanitary District;  Scott Hesseltine, Lincoln Sanitary District  Jamie Holyoke, Hampden Water District;  Travis Jones, Bar Harbor Wastewater Division; Robert Lento, Mars Hill Utility District;  Kevin Luttrell, Bangor Water District;  James McLaughlin, Baileyville Wastewater Treatment Plant;  Nelson "Skip" Murphy, Brewer Water Dept;  Scott Paradis, Bangor Wastewater Treatment Plant;  Wendy Pollard, Old Town Water District  Matt Small, Brewer Water Dept;  Jason Sockbeson, Penobscot Nation Water Pollution Control Facility;  James Wallace, Portland Water District;  Ron White, Kennebec Sanitary Treatment District;  Lynn Woodard, Kennebec Sanitary Treatment District; Matt Zetterman, Kennebec Water District

Class of 2010

Left to Right - Back Row: Gary Farnham, Boothbay Harbor Sewer District; Christopher Cline, Yarmouth Sewer District; Dale Quimby, Chick Hill Spray Facilities, Rangeley Middle Row: Nick Konstantoulakis, Mechanic Falls Sanitary District; Peter Elias, Anson-Madison Sanitary District; Sal Bartolotta, Great Salt Bay Sanitary District, Damariscotta; Andre Brousseau, MWWCA President; Leeann Hanson, JETCC Training Coordinator; Carl Leathers, Kennebec STD, Waterville; Steve Aievoli, Town of Lisbon; Soct Lausier, Kennebunkport WWTF Front Row: Jeannette Murch, Falmouth WWTP; Jennifer Nicholson, Brunswick Sewer District; Celeste Fletcher, Wells Sanitary District; Daniel Laflamme, City of Biddeford; Ty Morin, Sanford Sewerage District. (Not pictured: Peter Sherwood, Kennebec STD, Waterville; Michael Tibbetts Jr., York Sewer District; George Kathios, Kittery WPCF)