Chief Executive Officer
Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells was appointed as CEO in February 2017. During her previous eight years at the Sewer District, Ms. Dreyfuss-Wells coordinated the District’s watershed management efforts across District programs, including the Regional Stormwater Management Program and the application of stormwater control measures to reduce combined sewer overflows under the District’s Green Infrastructure Policy. She is chair of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) Stormwater Management Committee, the One Water Council of the US Water Alliance, and the District 1 Natural Resources Assistance Council for the Ohio Public Works Commission’s Clean Ohio Conservation Program. Ms. Dreyfuss-Wells graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She earned master’s degrees with honors in both Public Affairs and Environmental Science at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Samoa. Before joining the District, she was Director of the Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Bunsey joined the District in May 2010 after working for 25 years as a consulting engineer for a large national water resources engineering firm where he managed several large capital improvement programs with responsibility for five offices as the Midwest Regional Manager. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Ohio University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Ohio. Upon joining the District as Deputy Director of Engineering and then Director of Engineering, Mr. Bunsey was directly responsible for the planning, design, and construction of approximately $220M of projects yearly delivered by the Districts 65-person Engineering and Construction Department as well as implementation of the 25 year, $3.2B Combined Sewer Overflow Program (Project Clean Lake). As COO he now also oversees the Operations and Maintenance department which operates the three Wastewater Treatment plants, numerous pump stations and the 330 miles of large diameter collection sewers.
Chief Legal Officer
As the Chief Legal Officer, Mr. Luckage manages the District’s in-house legal team and the engagement of outside special counsel. He joined the District in April 2016 after 25 years of federal, state and local government experience. He spent 16 years with a private firm representing local governments with water, sewer and stormwater legal issues. Eric was involved in the formation or representation of dozens of regional districts in Ohio and also assisted municipalities, counties and townships. He is on the Board of the Coalition of Ohio Regional Districts and frequently provides testimony on legislation affecting regional districts. He attended The Ohio State University for his undergraduate studies and received his law degree from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio in 1997. While attending law school in the evenings, Eric worked as a Legislative Aide in the Ohio Senate He also worked for five years at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development office, one of the major funding agencies for rural water and sewer projects.
Director of Human Resources
Ms. Smith is the former Director of Employment and Recruiting at Greater Cleveland RTA, and prior to that she worked for the City of Cleveland, Department of Public Utilities, Division of Water. Ms. Smith has more than 17 years of progressively responsible human resources management experience.
Director of Watershed Programs
Mr. Greenland has worked for the District since 1988. Formerly a Planning Engineer, Project Engineer, Planning Manager, Deputy Director of Engineering & Construction, Director of Capital Programs, he is now Director of Watershed Programs. He has been involved in a variety of wet-weather projects, including the District's $3 billion Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Control Program and the development of the Sewer District's Regional Stormwater Management Program. A registered Professional Engineer, he earned his degree in Environmental Engineering Technology from the University of Dayton and Masters in Civil Engineering from Cleveland State University.
Constance T. Haqq
Director of Administration & External Affairs
Ms. Haqq joined the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District in 2005 as Director of Communications and Community Relations. She currently serves as Director of Administration and External Affairs and is responsible for the organization’s internal and external communications, public outreach and education, media relations, customer service and government affairs functions. Ms. Haqq has held several leadership positions in her career including Executive Director of both INROADS/Northeast Ohio, Inc. and the Nordson Corporation Foundation. A native of Cleveland Ohio, she holds a Bachelors degree from Tufts University and a Masters Degree from Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel School of Applied Social Science. She has served on numerous philanthropic boards including: Ohio Boys Town, Inc., Karamu House, Inc., Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and Business Volunteers Unlimited. Ms. Haqq currently represents the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District on the Commission for Economic Inclusion’s leadership committee.
Director of Information Technology
Mr. Yadati joined the district in December 2015 with 20 years of experience leading business and technology initiatives in various global manufacturing and consulting companies. As Director of Information Technology, he is responsible for supporting District operations through reliable and effective information technology, systems, processes, security and data management. He is also focused on aligning District business strategy and needs into technical strategies, implementation plans, and system solutions. Chandra has a degree in Electrical engineering and an MBA, in addition to technical and project management certifications.
Director of Engineering & Construction
Ms. Marshall is joined the Sewer District nearly 20 years ago as an entry-level Engineer and during her tenure served as Planning Manager and Deputy Director of Engineering and Construction prior to her promotion to Director in 2017. Ms. Marshall received her BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Akron in 1997 and her MS in Civil Engineering from Cleveland State University in 2001 and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio. She was part of the District’s technical team during Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Consent Decree negotiations with U.S and Ohio EPA and the Department of Justice. As Director, Ms. Marshall is responsible for the delivery of the District’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) including those projects associated with the $3 billion CSO Long-term Control Plan (Project Clean Lake).