Kari Steele Elected as New President at MWRD

Second-term Commissioner Kari Steele was elected earlier this month as the new president of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, replacing outgoing President Mariyana Spyropoulos, who had served in the role for the past four years.

Spyropoulos nominated Steele for the position, and MWRD’s board voted unanimously in Steele’s favor. Steele will now lead the nine-member group overseeing the $1.2 billion, 2,000-employee agency that treats wastewater and mitigates flooding across Cook County.

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