SWN 2019 Annual Report v27 WEB VERSION links-v2 - Flipbook - Page 2
OUR COMMITMENT TO
Board of Directors
BOARD OF DIRECTORS*
Steve Zide, Chairman
Rita Colwell, PhD, Vice Chair
National Science Foundation
University of Maryland
Johns Hopkins University
From day one, our commitment has been to improve public health through access to
We are turning innovative
safe water. Creating change requires innovation, action, and reform.
ideas, expert capabilities, and
Over the course of ten years, we’ve built out an at-scale demonstration of a cost-
valuable partnerships into
effective, sustainable approach to provide disadvantaged communities access to safe
lasting change to meet this
water. While this work directly reaches 1.6 million people living in more than 500
communities in Ghana and India, our ultimate goal is to advance solutions
with partners and stakeholders committed to reaching the more than one billion
people around the world in need of continuous water supply who can be served
Vantage Partners, LLC
by small water enterprises—a cornerstone for improving global health.
In 2020, with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the importance of safe water
Richard C. Delaney
Retired SVP, Global Operations
reminds us of the critical role water plays in handwashing and good hygiene.
A lack of safe water in homes, schools, and health clinics undermines public health
and compromises the well-being of the most vulnerable. The coronavirus renews our
Former President & CEO
Western Union Company
appreciation for the importance of safe water, the 2019 Annual Report reflects on
the work we're doing to improve public health through increasing access to this
Founder, Managing Partner
Four Rivers Group
With a deep respect for the dedication of frontline workers delivering essential
services, this Annual Report shares the work we're doing to improve public health
Surya N. Mohapatra, PhD
Former Chairman & CEO
Quest Diagnostics Inc.
through access to safe water. We're grateful for our funders, partners, and field teams
who remain committed to advancing safe water solutions to benefit so many.
HJ Newman Capital, LLC
Please join us in this growing movement to strengthen public health through
sustainable water supply.
President & CEO
Safe Water Network
Josh Weston, Founding Chair Emeritus
Retired Chair & CEO
Automatic Data Processing
* as of December 31, 2019
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman, Safe Water Network’s
Board of Directors
most basic need around the
globe—access to safe water.