MyRWA Announces new Executive Director
- The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA), is pleased to announce the
appointment of EkOngKar Singh Khalsa as full time Executive Director.
The addition of a full time Executive Director to its staff will greatly
assist the association in its efforts to restore clean water in the Mystic
River Watershed, and to protect the natural resources in this region.
Mr. Khalsa brings to the office of Executive Director more than 25 years
professional experience in environmental affairs, low impact development and
brownfields restoration. He has also many years experience in non-profit
management both as staff and as a volunteer. Mr. Khalsa looks forward to his
work with MyRWA.
"The focus of the Mystic River Watershed Association upon the health of an
entire urban watershed is unique. MyRWA's efforts to address environmental
conditions in an important working river, will, of course, benefit all the
members of this diverse natural and human community.
Additionally, there are strong economic reasons to pursue this objective as
the value of significant public and private investments made in and adjacent
to the watershed will be substantially improved and better protected when
the Mystic River is clean." Mr. Khalsa said.
Working in collaboration with its many local, state, federal and community
partners MyRWA will continue, through the efforts of its Board, staff and
volunteers, to tackle longstanding environmental challenges in the
watershed. MyRWA. Board President John Reinhardt said, "The addition of
EkOngKar Khalsa to our staff will bring more strength and vitality to our
organization at a critical time. We are very pleased that EK has joined us".
For more information about the Mystic River Watershed Association contact:
EkOngKar Singh Khalsa (EK)
Mystic River Watershed Association
20 Academy Street, Suite 203
Arlington MA 02476
Phone: (781) 316-3438
Fax: (781) 641- 2103