Aqua America names John Aulbach as president of its Virginia subsidiary
Mr. Aulbach brings more than 34 years of water industry experience to his new role at Aqua Virginia. He joins Aqua from the Virginia Department of Health, where he most recently served as director for the Office of Drinking Water.
Previously, Mr. Aulbach was an environmental engineering consultant for the Office of Environmental Health Services, and he served as a district engineer for the Office of Water Programs for more than 18 years.
Mr. Aulbach earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the Virginia Military Institute and a Master of Science degree in environmental engineering from Virginia Tech.
He is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia and has served on the boards of the Water and Wastewater Operator and Onsite Sewage System Professionals and the Virginia Resources Authority.
Mr. Aulbach served in the U.S. Army Reserves for 30 years and retired in 2011 as a decorated colonel.
He succeeds Shannon Becker, who was recently named president of Aqua North Carolina.