Mr. Martin is a 25 year veteran of industry with over 18-yrs experience in the Water / Wastewater sector holding diplomas in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering Technology. He has operated and managed large and small water and wastewater facilities throughout Canada and served as regulatory advisor to a large Ontario municipality throughout the legislative changes brought about through the Walkerton Inquiry. Mr. Martin holds Level 4 Ontario Certification for Water and Wastewater Treatment as well as Distribution/Source and WW Collection in Ontario. Mr. Martin also holds the Quebec certification: Traitement complet d’eau de surface. He has served as Operational Lead on over $400M worth of capital infrastructure upgrade and development; including municipal O&M Management lead for the greenfield construction of the Burloak Water Plant. Mr. Martin’s also served as the Projects Director over the Lake Huron and Elgin Area Primary Water Systems. Serving 15 Municipalities administered through two Boards of Management, Operated by a Contracted Operating Authority lead by Mr. Martin. A former Continuing Education teacher at Mohawk College, A former member of the MOE Exam Review Committee, former chair of the Western Lake Ontario Water & Wastewater Association. Mentoring Participatory Management, Continual Improvement, and the Protection of the Community and Environment through knowledge, Mr. Martin both develops and delivers courses. Vaughan Martin also serves as the Managing Director of OETC.