Value and Benefits from Asset Management (VBAM): An International Web Program Series of Asset Management Success Stories presented by Asset Management Council & Asset Leadership Network to showcase how asset management contributes to local and international sustainability – one organization at time
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AEDT – Sydney time: Thursday 1 February 8am – 9am AEDT
EST – Washington, D.C. time: Wednesday 31 January 6pm – 8pm EST
Amanda Lewry is the General Manager, Sustainable Infrastructure at South Australia Water.
Ms. Lewry has been at SA Water for almost 4 years and has established a measurable asset management approach to sustainability in a way that is repeatable in Australia and around the world. She has been Executive Manager Asset Management at GHD Australia and Asia Pacific Director, PwC, and General Manager, Asset Manager at ICON Water. She has a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Business and Technology. Ms. Lewry brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to SA Water and will provide practical, actionable information on water and sustainability.
Jessica Dzara, is Director of Operations & Maintenance Programs, Loudoun Water, in Loudon County, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. She has been in her position for almost 6 years after becoming a Certifiied Property Management Professional through the National Property Management Association, where she was an Executive Board Member for more than 8 years.
Ms. Dzara was with Sunflower Systems, an asset management software company, for 12 years. At Loudoun Water, Ms. Dzara is responsible for 1,431 miles of water mains and 47,400 valves,
in addition to other assets, including facilities. She has spearheaded the asset management initiatives since they were formally introduced in 2018 and was the driver of the Loudoun Water 2020 – 2024 Asset Management Plan. Ms. Dzara will be reporting on the success of that plan and the future of
asset management at Loudoun Water.
Asset Management Supports Global Prosperity: The Value and Benefits of Asset Management International Web Series will discuss how asset management supports the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The presentations will be followed by a Discussion Panel with Amanda Lewry, Edward Natiera, Tacoma Zach, Alex Ung, Sally Nugent, Mike Bordenaro and Peter Kohler to address your questions!
The Asset Management Council & Asset Leadership Network invite individuals and organizations to submit their projects for future Values and Benefits from Asset Management Success Stories web programs. Project data will be assessed for public sharing and potential presentation in a future web program. If you are interested, please click here to answer a couple of questions about yourself and your prospective presentation.