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MLWSA Staff



Kathleen_RootKathleen Root, Director

rootk@mlwsa.org

Kathleen is the Director of MLWSA.  She began her career with the Authority in 2013.  She is responsible for the planning and directing of all aspects of the operation and activities.  In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors and spending quality time with her husband and three beautiful daughters.




Jerry Chilson, Crew LeaderIMG_5635 - Copy

chilsonj@mlwsa.org
Jerry is a Crew Leader and started his career with Multi Lake Water and Sewer Authority in 2014.  Jerry is an outdoor enthusiast and an avid disc golf player.  He enjoys trying out new culinary creations and spending time with his wife. 



IMG_5662 Mark Dufek, Crew Leader

dufekm@mlwsa.org

Mark is a Crew Leader and started his career with  Multi Lake Water and Sewer Authority in 2014.  Mark is a sports admirer and a true Michigan fan
(Go Blue!).  In his spare time he enjoys auto racing, doing projects around
his house and spending time with his family. 


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Steve Shepherd, Operator II

shepherds@mlwsa.org
Steve is an Operator II and started his career with  Multi Lake Water and Sewer 
Authority in 2016.  Steven is an avid year-round fisherman. He enjoys riding his ATV, playing guitar and spending time with his nieces and nephews.



Josh West, Operator I

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Josh is an Operator I and started his career with the Multi Lake Water and Sewer Authority in 2019. He is a paintball enthusiast and enjoys competing with other players.  He likes to hunt, camp and enjoys spending time with his family.