Dr. Wade E. Hathhorn
Dr. Hathhorn was appointed General Manager of Sunrise Water Authority in October of 2010. He also serves as the chair of the Clackamas River Water Providers, and the Vice Chair of the Regional Water Providers Consortium Technical Committee.
Dr. Hathhorn received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada with high distinction, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Wyoming and a PH. D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas. He has a varied professional background, having spent seven years as a university professor prior to embarking on a thirteen year career as a consultant. Prior to joining Sunrise, Dr. Hathhorn served as a Vice President at MWH Americas, Inc.
The General Manager produced a report titled, “Creating a Sustainable Utility” in February of 2012 that summarized the recent events that have impacted the agency, the general condition of Sunrise at that time, and outlined areas of operation that require additional investments of time and resources in order to assure the continued stability of the agency both from the operational and fiscal stand point.
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