The Hamilton County WWTA Board of Commissioners named Michael Patrick as the organization’s executive director at Wednesday’s meeting.
Prior to joining the WWTA, Mr. Patrick was the director of the city of Chattanooga’s Water Wastewater Resources Division. He was responsible for the overall operation of the city’s regional water and wastewater collection and treatment system. Mr. Patrick was also participated in negotiating the consent decree between the EPA and the city of Chattanooga.
WWTA Board Chairman Mike Moon said, “Michael Patrick’s leadership is a perfect fit for this critical junction in the authority’s history. His extensive knowledge of both the city and county’s sewer infrastructure as well as working to complete the city’s consent decree, is extremely valuable to us.”
Mr. Patrick said, “I’m honored to have this opportunity and look forward to the important work ahead.”