Apprenticeship Program Coordinator
Kelly began working for the Alliance in April 2018. She graduated from Calumet College of Saint Joseph in July of 2005 with a bachelors in Science in Organization Management, and has 25 years previous experience in the water / wastewater industry.
Wastewater Circuit Rider
Lorean joined the Alliance in August of 2021. He brings 8 years of experience in wastewater, water, and storm water utilities. He currently holds a Class II Wastewater License, as well as WT3 & DSM Water Licenses. Lorean came from a small-town utility where he oversaw the operations of both the water and wastewater treatment plants.
Water Circuit Rider
Gordon, an Air Force veteran, was trained in water treatment plant operation/maintenance, distribution systems, field water purification systems, demineralization units and wastewater treatment/distribution systems. He has over 30 years of experience; working for two utilities before beginning work with the Alliance in 1999. Gordon currently holds a W WT3 and DSM water certification; plus a Class II wastewater certification.
Apprentice Training Director
Donald Papai (pronounced “Pay Pee”)
is the Water Training Director for the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water. Donald has over 20 years of experience in the Water / Wastewater industry. He was a Water Treatment Specialist with the U.S. Army and a Water and Wastewater Treatment Operator for the Town of Avila. Donald holds a Class II & III Wastewater license as well as WT3 and DSM Water licenses from the State of Indiana.