INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 7, 2019) – 120Water has hired Erica Walker as their director of lead programs. Walker will manage support and guidance for state agencies, schools and utilities engaged in lead sampling and remediation efforts.
Prior to joining 120Water, Walker served as a program manager in the water resources and infrastructure planning program for the Indiana Finance Authority. As the program manager, Walker managed the Indiana lead-sampling program, which provided free lead testing for more than 900 K-12 schools across the state.
Walker will lead 120Water’s webinar on Jan. 8 to discuss lessons learned from the implementation of Indiana’s statewide school lead-sampling program.
“Erica is exactly what we were looking for in our director of lead programs position,” said 120Water co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Megan Glover. “Her extensive experience in handling lead-testing programs makes her valuable addition to the 120Water team.”
Walker also served as a graduate research assistant with the Indiana Clean Lakes Program and a water quality intern with the lead-and-copper program for the city of Bloomington utilities.
A Clare, Mich., native, Walker earned her master of environmental science and master of public affairs from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs with a concentration in water management. She also earned her bachelor of science in public affairs from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, with a concentration in environmental management.