WC130 MayJune2023 - Magazine - Page 38
DEBORAH VAN DYK
Alicia Fraser has been appointed as the new General
Manager of Integrated Water Services (GM IWS) with
Capital Regional District. Ms. Fraser will assume those
responsibilities on July 24, 2023.
“Alicia will be a very welcomed and strong addition to our CRD team,”
said CAO Ted Robbins. “The Integrated Water Services department is key to
delivering the highest quality water and wastewater services to our region,
and we are very fortunate to have Alicia join us to lead this very important area,
as well as assist in leading our organization as a whole. I could not be more
delighted to have Alicia join our team.”
Ms. Fraser comes to the CRD from the Ontario Clean Water Agency where
she was serving as President and Chief Executive Officer.
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Deborah Van Dyk has joined the Canadian Water
Network (CWN) team as a program manager for
their Wastewater-Based Surveillance (WBS)
As a program manager for the WBS Program, Deborah is leading a
13-month demonstration project to support public health authorities
in interpreting the meaning of WBS data for their communities
and effectively communicating these results to the public. CWN
is undertaking this program in collaboration with the National
Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID). “Wastewaterbased surveillance opens a new door of possibilities for public health
practice,” says Deborah. “I’m excited to join the CWN team and have
a part in building connections between public health practitioners
working in this emerging field as it continues to evolve.”
Deborah brings 18 years of experience in public health to CWN.
She has worked as a frontline public health nurse and research
coordinator, then as a senior public health policy advisor for a national
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