Duperon president returns to WWEMA board

Mark Turpin, president of Duperon Corporation, has been re-elected to the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association Inc’s (WWEMA) board of directors for a third term.

Mark Turpin.
Mark Turpin.

Turpin will join a prestigious group of industry leadership to help navigate an influx of issues impacting the sector, from regulatory issues like Build America and Buy America (BABA) to broader topics like climate change and sustainability.

“The water industry is experiencing a great deal of change and challenges right now, and people are looking to WWEMA for guidance,” said Duperon's Turpin. “Leaving WWEMA’s annual conference earlier this month, I was ignited with a compelling urgency to dive back in, engage, and contribute on behalf of the industry. I am deeply honored to be asked to rejoin the board of directors and look forward to contributing my passion, expertise and dedication to the strategic direction that will shape the future of our industry.”

Turpin previously served on the WWEMA board from 2012 to 2019, including a stint as chairman in 2017, chairperson elect the prior year and treasurer from 2014-2016. During his new three-year term, which will be effective beginning on 1 January 2024, Turpin hopes to partner with Claudio Ternieden, executive director of WWEMA, and the board of directors to grow membership, influence and effectiveness in the pursuit of the organization’s mission to promote the advancement of technology solutions for clean water that ensures a future sustainable environment and to improve its members’ economic viability.