Annual Conference & Trade Show

September 10 - 13, 2017
Hershey Lodge & Convention Center
Hershey, PA

This year we will celebrate 75 years of service at our Annual Conference & Trade Show. Our schedule includes some of the traditional events with a new spin, educational sessions and some exciting new events. We hope to see you there!


Highlights of the upcoming conference

  • Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall - 2 extra exhibiting hours

  • Keynote speaker, Dr. Charles Kupfer, will be speaking about Pennsylvania in the 1940's

  • Monday Professional Luncheons - Board Members, Engineers, Finance, Managers & Solicitors

  • Monday Evening Awards Banquet and Entertainment by RSVP (NEW NIGHT)

  • Tuesday General Session - Privitization, DEP Update & Tell it to the Judge

  • NEW Tuesday In-House Special Event - PMAA Then and NowClick-here-to-register-button---Gray

  • Wednesday Milton Hershey Birthday Breakfast

  • Over 30 Educational Workshops

  • NEW Mobile Conference AppClick-here-to-view-PDF-button---Gray

Exhibitor, sponsorship and advertising opportunities are now available!


Hotel Reservations


To register by phone, call (844) 330-1802 and ask for the room block for the

Annual Golf Outing

Sunday, September 10th with Tee Times starting at 11:00 am
Deer Valley Golf Course
214 Snyder Drive
Hummelstown, PA 17036

$70.00 per person

Click here for additional information and to register.


To view a copy of the 2016 Attendee list, click here. 

2016 Award Winners

William H. Markus Award

PMAA-AAW-2016_-_83The William H. Markus Award is presented in honor of William H. Markus, a gentle man of integrity who was blessed with unlimited energy. For over three decades, he served as counsel for the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association and was truly the Dean and conscience of the association. The William H. Markus award is intended to inspire others to follow his example in instilling honesty, integrity, fairness, efficiency and fiscal responsibility in the operation of Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities. PMAA recognizes those persons who have emulated William H. Markus in the performance of their duties to Pennsylvania’s municipal authorities and to the association.

This year’s recipient is Mark E. Nicely of the Fox Chapel Authority, click here to read more about Mark.


L. W. “Red” Davis Award

PMAA-AAW-2016_-_100The L.W. “Red” Davis Award is presented annually to an individual for their service to the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association. “Red” served as Executive Manager of the Lansdale Municipal Water Authority and for many years as the Secretary of the Board of Directors of PMAA.

This year’s recipient is Wendy W. Fonner, Office Manager of PMAA, click here to read more about Wendy.


Authority Employee of the Year Award

PMAA-AAW-2016_-_69Sponsored by ARRO Consulting, Inc., this award acknowledges the selected employee’s service to their authority as well as their contribution to the community.  The “Authority Employee of the Year” was honored at PMAA’s banquet as part of the Annual Conference & Trade Show and will receive a monetary award ($750) to be donated to an institution of higher learning or nonprofit organization chosen by the awardee.

This year's recipient is Joe Pezzino, Chief Water Operator of the Ephrata Area Joint Authority. Click here to read more about Joe.

Sahli, Extended and J.E. “Ted” Kuhn Service Awards

In an effort to promote interest in good authority administration and operation, and to recognize faithful and effective service by authority officials, PMAA established the annual Sahli Service Award for those who have served 20 years or more, the Extended Service Award for those who have served 30 years or more and the J.E. “Ted” Kuhn Award for those who have served 50 years or more.

Click here to view a list of the recipients.