For your reference this is a draft summary of the 2016 program.



In 2017 the Water Leadership Institute will incorporate the following components:

  • Webcast training-monthly
  • In depth kick off session
  • Monthly workgroup activities
  • Discussion group sessions
  • WLI Community activity in WEFCOM throughout the program
  • Ability to engage with WLI alumni and leaders in the water sector
  • Final wrap up workshop at activity at WEFTEC 2016
October 14, 2016 2017 Application Open
January 31, 2017 2017 Application Deadline
February – March 2017 2017 WLI Class selected and notified in March/April 2017
April 2017  WLI 2017 Kick Off Call and Web Meeting – Review Year
WLI 2017 Topics
Working with all personality types
“What does it take to be a stronger leader in the water sector”.
Trends in the water sector
Leadership and Leadership Styles
Leadership Challenges
Stakeholder issues
Entrepreneurship and Innovative
Generational Challenges
The Utility of the future
 June 2017 Face to Face Session at WEF in Alexandria, VA
September 2017 WEFTEC WLI Workshop