Gordon Pederson of Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority is
Elected to ITA's Board
Behind the scenes of ITA and its projects are a
group of members who volunteer their time to help ITA continue to grow and reach
its goals. ITA Board of Directors not only address issues of the everyday
operations of our volunteer non-profit technical association but also focus
their attention to addressing membership needs by assisting ITA members and
other industry professionals resolve operations, instrumentation and control
Ricky Clifton, General Manager of Gulf Coast Waste Disposal
Ricky Clifton Passes Board of
Directors Tradition to Fellow Associate
ITA Board Member Ricky Clifton, General Manager of
Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority (GCWDA) in Houston, Texas has served
on ITA’s Board since 2009. With increasing job responsibilities and
preparing for the future Ricky is passing the tradition of serving on
ITA's Board to Gordon Pederson, Manager of Facility Services at GCWDA
(pictured right). Gordon Pederson was officially elected onto ITA's
Board during ITA's last Board meeting in April 2013.
ITA would like to acknowledge Ricky Clifton and thank
him for his time, dedication and support of ITA. It is the volunteer
efforts of ITA members who provide a contribution to the industry and
assist others through their participation.
Gordon Pederson: ITA Board Member
Gordon Wayne Pederson Jr. is the Manager of Facility Services for
Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. As Senior Manager, Gordon has the
responsibility to oversee the Compliance, Technical Services, and Safety
divisions as well as the Odessa South Wastewater Treatment Facility and
Municipal Wastewater Operations include a 9.25 MGD Regional Wastewater
Treatment Plant as well as contract operations of several small
Wastewater Treatment Plants. The Odessa South Wastewater Facility is a
regional industrial wastewater treatment plant located in Odessa Texas.
Gordon is past president of the Texas Association of Clean Water
Agencies. He held the position of Secretary, and then Vice President
prior to serving as President of the organization.
Gordon also serves on several local committees in the Houston-Galveston
area including the Galena Park – Jacinto City Community-Industry
Partnership, and the Water and Sediment subcommittee of the Galveston
Bay Estuary Program. Gordon graduated Texas A&M with a B.S. degree in
Please join in welcoming Gordon to ITA's Board.
Gordon Pederson ITA's Newest Board
Member and Manager of Facility Services at Gulf Coast Waste Disposal