May 9, 2024

EPA Cybersecurity Webinar

EPA will host a free webinar with important information on recent hacktivist activity.

Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation and EPA speakers will provide more information on the threat, mitigation actions, cybersecurity best practices and free resources that utilities can implement to protect against this threat.


May 16, 2024 @ 1:00 pm.

Ethics Act Case Index Now Available

The Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission has recently published an Ethics Act Case Law Index to assist readers find appellate cases involving legal issues related to the Ethics Act.

The Ethics Act Case Law Index is available here.

State Ethics Commission website

World Kinect Energy

PMAA Member Program, World Kinect, has developed a simple but effective guide that can help you reduce operational costs and improve energy efficiency at your Authority. Check out their latest article “Improve your business energy efficiency with simple changes” to find out from energy experts how you can start optimizing your energy consumption without compromising on quality and productivity.

By implementing these simple changes, you can not only reduce your energy bills but also contribute to a more sustainable future.

WIN Newsletter

The Women, Innovation, Networking (WIN) newsletter is currently in development. This timely resource will be used to communicate with our PMAA professional women throughout the year.

We invite you to submit any news updates that you feel would be beneficial to our professional women members. Ideas of news to include:

  • Showcasing women in the industry
  • Achievements by women at your authority or firm
  • Sharing articles or resources you have found relevant to women in the workplace
  • Other items of interest

Please send your information to Wendy Fonner by May 31.

PMAA Salary Survey

The results are broken down by:

  • Statewide benefits results
  • Statewide salary results
  • Regional salary results
  • Additional position salaries

Authorities received the results complimentary for their participation. Non-participants can order a copy of the results for a fee of $150.

For additional information, contact Mike Gruschow

Don't forget to register for these upcoming events:

Regional Meetings

  • May 9 - Region 10 at Remo's Catering, Pittsburgh
  • May 16 - Region 2/3 at Wyoming Valley Country Club, Wilkes-Barre
  • May 16 - Region 7 at Elk Country Visitor Center, Benezette
  • May 23 - Region 6 at The Willow, Johnstown
  • May 30 - Region 4 at Duke's Riverside Bar & Grille, Wormleysburg
  • May 30 - Region 8 at Penn State Behrend, Erie
  • May 30 - Region 9 at Live! Casino and Hotel Pittsburgh, Greensburg

Webinar Series

  • May 22 - The Art and Science of Rate Making (1 CLE; 1 PDH)
  • May 29 - Public Water Supply Assistance Program - Saving you Time and Money (Members only)
  • June 26 - How to Recognize and Stop Financial Fraudsters
  • July 10 - Plant Optimization Strategies (1 PDH)
  • July 24 - How to "Bake" a Bond Issue - Have Your Cake and Eat it Too, When You Learn the Recipe for Bond Financing

2024 PMAA Annual Conference and Trade Show, September 15 - 18

Watch your mailboxes for agenda details, special events and more coming at the end of May!

The room reservation block is available now and spaces are filling fast at both the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center and The Hotel Hershey. Secure your overnight rooms now!

Exhibit, advertising and sponsorship opportunities (PDF) are available for PMAA's premier event - the Annual Conference and Trade Show, being held this September in Hershey, PA.