Leadership and Governance:

The Newton County Water & Sewerage Authority is governed by an eight member board of directors. The five commission districts representing Newton County appoint one member from each district. The Cities of Covington, Oxford, and Porterdale also appoint one member each for a total of eight members. Each member serves a five year-term and can be reappointed in successive terms.

At the present time officers of the board and committees are as follows:

Chairman: Terry Smith

Executive Committee: Terry Smith, David Waller, Elsie Bell

Executive Director: Mike Hopkins

District 1Leigh Anne Barrett
District 2Elsie Bell
District 3Sonya Elijah
District 4Junior Hilliard
District 5Ester Fleming
City of CovingtonDavid Waller
City of OxfordTerry Smith
City of PorterdaleLowell Chambers

*The monthly board meeting is held the third Wednesday of the month at 9:00am at the main office located at 11325 Brown Bridge Road.