Annual Conference & Trade Show


The PMAA 75th Annual Conference & Trade Show is an excellent opportunity for Authority board members, administrative officials, solicitors, engineers, and consultants to exchange ideas and experiences, broaden acquaintances, and gain valuable information from a wide array of conference speakers and educational sessions.

PMAA's Conference is scheduled for September 10 - 13 at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center.

Exhibitor, sponsorship and advertising opportunities are now available!



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.