Picard of Yarmouth and Taylor of Windham complete Management Candidate School
Stephen Picard and David Taylor of Portland Water District recently received diplomas for their successful completion of the Management Candidate School (MCS). Mr. Picard and Mr. Taylor along with 21 other water pollution control professionals participated in Maine’s ninth management curriculum designed to prepare drinking water and wastewater treatment plant personnel for career advancement in utility management. The MCS was coordinated by the Maine Joint Environmental Training Coordinating Committee (JETCC) with support from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Maine Water Environment Association (MeWEA) and Maine Water Utilities Association (MWUA). Graduation ceremonies were held during the MeWEA annual convention on Thursday, September 20 at Sunday River in Newry, Maine.
Mr. Picard is a Wastewater Operations Foreman and has been with the Portland Water District for almost 13 years. Mr. Taylor is a Utility Specialist and has been employed at PWD for nearly 38 years.