THE SOURCE INTERVIEW
New Executive Director
EXCITED ABOUT THE FUTURE
20 SOURCE winter 2020
B y LY N N L I P I N S K I
OVER THE COURSE OF FOUR DECADES, SUE MOSBURG HAS DEVELOPED a reputation
as a committed and effective leader in the water sector, respected for her insightful
counsel, strong work ethic and commitment to collaboration.
She joined the California-Nevada Section of American Water Works Association as executive director in
January 2020. Her appointment comes after years as a Section volunteer in a wide range of positions, from
committee notetaker to Section Chair in 2014-15. She leaves her role as program manager at Sweetwater
Authority in California’s San Diego County with 20 years of service, including oversight of programs such
as risk management, water use efficiency and employee development and training. In addition to her
managerial experience, she is a certified water treatment operator (T1), water distribution operator (D2)
and water use efficiency practitioner (Grade 1).
Here, Mosburg answers a few questions for SOURCE readers interested in getting to know more about her
and her vision for the Section.