Richard R. Riegler
Former Vice President Aqua America, Inc. Riegler held numerous positions with Aqua America throughout his 38 year career, the last as Vice President, Engineering and Environmental Affairs . Riegler was responsible for the management and oversight of the engineering, water quality, laboratory and environmental affairs functions, as well as purchasing and fleet operations. He also managed the corporation’s annual $250 million capital budget until retirement in 2008. Riegler has served on the Board of Directors of Water for People from 2000 through 2007 and was a member of the Rotary Task Force. Riegler is also a founding member of Global Water Alliance (GWA ) ,formerly Philadelphia Global Water Initiative (PGWI) . He has served on its Board of Directors and had responsibility for the development of the organization’s Strategic Plan. Riegler is a former chairman of both the Pennsylvania Section and the Resources Division of the American Water Works Association (AWWA). He has served on Advisory Committees of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources (DER), the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) and the Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin. He also served on the Board of the Settlement Music School, Philadelphia. A graduate of Drexel University’s Civil Engineering Program, Riegler was a licensed Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida prior to his retirement.