The Team

Capital Region Water Leadership

Dave StewartDavid W. Stewart, P.E., BCEE, Director of Engineering

Dave received his BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E) and a Board Certified Environmental Engineer (American Academy of Environmental Engineers).  Dave has over 20 years of water engineering experience. He serves as the Director of Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association (PMAA), Region 4 and Chairman of the Northwestern Lancaster County Authority.


Michael Doweary HeadshotMichael Doweary, MBA, Director of Administration

Michael received his BS in Finance from Penn State University and his MBA in Financial Management from York College.  He has over 15 years of experience in financial management and strategic leadership.  Mike is a Board Member with WellSpan Specialty Services.


Julie Peters HeadshotJulie Peters, Controller

Julie received her BS degree in Accounting from York College of Pennsylvania. She has over 20 years of experience as a financial and executive leader in the service and technology industries, holding the office of corporate treasurer for many organizations. She is an associate member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Widner Law Bankrupcy PanelJess Rosentel, Director of Wastewater Operations

Jess received his BS in Environmental Science from the University of Pittsburgh and has 14 years of experience is the wastewater industry. He is a licensed Wastewater Systems operator holding an A-123 certificate. He has served on the Board of Directors and several committees for the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association and will also be serving as President of the Central Pennsylvania Water Quality Association in 2019.


Mike McFadden HeadshotMichael McFadden, Director of Water Operations

Mike received his BA in Geo-Environmental Science from Shippensburg University.  He has over 20 years of experience in the water treatment industry and is fully licensed for both Drinking Water and Wastewater operations. Mike is an active member of the American Water Works Association where he currently volunteers as a technical reviewer in the Partnership for Safe Water optimization program and serves on the Filtering Materials Committee.