Toho Water Authority (Toho) Director of Innovation and Strategic Design Mike Sweeney was recently elected as president of the WateReuse Florida Board of Trustees. Sweeney has served on the WaterReuse board since 2018.

As Toho’s Director of Innovation and Strategic Design, Sweeney focuses on promoting innovation and advancing targeted strategic initiatives inside Toho and the water sector. He has previously served the City of Indianapolis, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, and Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District in technical and executive management positions. In addition to utility management, he worked for EMA, Inc. and Woolpert, Inc. as a consultant serving utilities and clients throughout North America in various capacities such as strategic planning, organizational development, executive coaching, and technology planning implementation.

Sweeney earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Health and Environmental Science from Indiana University and his M.S and Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Purdue University.

WateReuse Florida is part of the National WateReuse Association, whose mission is to educate the public on the importance of reusing water and to advocate for policy, laws, and funding to increase water reuse in communities across the United States.