Directors serve a three-year term and maybe reelected. Directors maybe elected from member divisions of water well, water quality, or geothermal. Officer terms are for two years and may only be licensed water well contractors.
President – Brian Snelten, P.G.
Brian works at Layne as a Project Manager. Branch office located in Aurora He has been involved within the groundwater industry for over 15 years. Brian is also a member of the National Drilling Association and the National Ground Water Association.
Todd is with Water Well Solutions at the branch office in Coal City, IL. Growing up in the water well industry, Todd has witnessed many changes to the industry and driven by market, legislation and technology. He considers it a privilege to serve the industry and his fellow groundwater professionals.
Secretary/Treasurer – Shane Balding
Shane is President of S & J Well Drilling located in Decatur, IL. The company concentrates in water well drilling and remediation, complete well system service, water well abandonment and residential geothermal loop installation. Shane’s family has been involved in the water well industry for over 55 years. He is also a member of the National Ground Water Association.
Directors at large
Harold Albrecht, Albrecht Well Drilling, Ohio, IL
Bill Blankenship, Reynolds Drilling Corp, Riverton, IL
Gregory Buffington PE, Layne Christensen, Aurora, IL
David Dingledine, M Ebert Co, Washington, IL
Mark Dragovich PE, Geotechnical Construction, Mt Olive, IL
James Layten, Kickapoo Drilling, Downs, IL
Dave Baldwin, SKS Engineers, Decatur, IL
Steven Liberg Jr, Prairie State Water Systems, Maple Park, IL
Stephen Snelten, A & C Snelten Inc, Barrington, IL
Ronald Gagnon, Aqua-Pure Water Conditioning (Water Quality div. liaison), Zion, IL
Nicole Haas, Executive Director, Stockton, IL