Hello everyone - had a chance to visit the Eastern Oregon Operators Conference today in Pendleton and meet the committee who puts on a terrific program. It's a combined PNCWA/AWWA event that trains folks who work in small communities and often wear many hats including water and wastewater operations. This year's theme is "Wrangling for Excellence" and I had a chance to attend the awards part of the program that recognized several excellent projects and some outstanding operators. Appearing in the photo are Chris Miccolis, Oregon Region Director-elect, organizer and Eastern Oregon Section President Jeff Brown, Oregon Region Director Steve Miles, and organizer Deb Cornford, the Eastern Oregon Subsection President of the AWWA. Congratulations on a successful conference!