Verna J. Arnette, PE, BCEE, brings to the Lowcountry more than 30 years of experience in planning, design and operations within the water and wastewater industry. A 22-year veteran at the Greater Cincinnati Water Works, she has served as the Deputy Director of Operations for the past seven years.

Prior to joining the utility sector, Arnette managed water and wastewater infrastructure projects for a consulting engineering firm. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Ohio Northern University and a Master of Science degree in environmental engineering from the University of Cincinnati. She is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Ohio and a Board-Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE).