Timothy L. Ball was appointed as the General Manager of the Morgantown Utility Board in October, 2010. Before serving as the General Manager, Mr. Ball served as the Assistant General Manager and Chief Engineer of the Morgantown Utility Board for 14 years.
Mr. Ball first joined MUB as its Senior Engineer in early 1988. He was instrumental in the development of operating plans and upgrade projects for the newly expanded utility. He contributed similarly to the recent startup of the stormwater utility at MUB.
Mr. Ball holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Civil Engineering from West Virginia University. He earned a Masters degree in Business Administration from WVU in 2000. He is a registered Professional Engineer and is also a licensed Land Surveyor. He has taught both civil engineering and business management courses at his alma mater.
Mr. Ball has been recognized by his peers as a leader in the utility industry. He served as Chair of the West Virginia section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in 1992, and served on the National Board of Directors of AWWA from 2000 to 2003. In 1994, he received from AWWA the George Warren Fuller Award for service to the water industry. He was recognized as the Young Engineer of the Year in 1988 by the West Virginia Society of Professional Engineers, and is a member of the Tau Beta Pi and Chi Epsilon engineering honoraries. Mr. Ball actively participates in several other utility industry groups including the West Virginia Rural Water Association, the Water Environment Federation, and the West Virginia Municipal Water Quality Association. He frequently speaks to state and national water industry audiences on the topics of leadership, effectiveness, strategic planning, and stormwater management.
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