Tom is a Ph.D. student at Temple University studying Geography. Tom uses statistics, GIS, and epidemiological concepts to study place-based interventions to improve community health. Tom holds a master’s in public health from the University of Pennsylvania with a focus on environmental health. He holds a B.S. in ecology and natural resources from Rutgers University where he concentrated on watershed ecology. Tom has worked in maintaining and improving water quality through community education, biological sampling, chemical sampling, and designing restoration proposals.
Recent publications include:
 Evaluating WASH in India: https://repository.upenn.edu/wh2ojournal/vol7/iss1/3/
 Systematic Review of WASH cost: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28425945/
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.
Dr. Neha Sunger is an Assistant Professor and Track Coordinator of Environmental Health program in the College of Health Sciences at West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU-PA). She specializes in environmental statistics, human health risk and exposure modeling. She received her Ph.D. from Drexel University, her M.S. from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)- in Kanpur, India and her B.S. from MBM Engg. College, India. At WCU, she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental health, risk assessment, and waste management. As an Environmental professional, she has worked in various capacities such as foundation and ground engineer, senior executive design engineer for water and wastewater treatment solutions, and as exposure research fellow for development of high-throughput computational programs to screen industrial chemicals. In addition to teaching and research, she is also very active in professional associations. Her research interest includes work on Human health and environmental risk assessment, Dose-Response modeling, High-throughput exposure programming, database management, GIS application to environmental health, infectious disease assessment, waste management and water/wastewater treatment.