Scott Trotter, P.E., BCEE is a member of the 2012-2013 Board of Trustees for the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international organization of water quality professionals headquartered in Alexandria, Va.
Scott is one of the founding principals of Trotter and Associates, Inc. which is a municipal engineering firm founded in 1999 and located in St. Charles, Illinois. As President of the firm, Scott has overall responsibility for the civil and environmental projects completed by the firm. While he has a completed a wide range of engineering projects, Scott’s expertise is in the planning, design and construction of water and wastewater treatment systems. Scott has over twenty years experience working on a variety of wastewater infrastructure projects including facility planning, collection system management, pump station rehabilitation, and treatment facility improvements. His experience with public water supply projects includes ground water supply, storage, a variety of treatment processes and distribution system analysis.
A WEF member since 1993, Scott has served as the Local Arrangements Committee (LAC) Chair for WEFTEC 1994 and the LAC Co-Chair for WEFTECs 1997, 2002 and 2008. Scott has been an active member in both the Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA) and Illinois Water Environment Association (IWEA). Scott has served in several leadership roles on the local level including CSWEA’s technical program committee member (2001-2002) and chair (2003), as well as the CSWEA and the Illinois WEA WEFTEC reception chairman from 1997-2010. Scott is the Co-founder of the University of Illinois Student Chapter and has been the CSWEA and IWEA liaison to that organization since 2005. Scott has served on the CSWEA Executive Board (from 2004 through 2010). He was President of CSWEA in 2006 and recently completed his term in the WEF House of Delegates(2008 -2010). His other professional affiliations include the Kane County Water Association, American Water Works Association, American Public Works Association, and the Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators.
Scott has been published in the September 2002 issue of WEF’s flagship publication, Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) and is the recipient of the 1999 Young Engineer Achievement Award from the University of Illinois as well as the WEF Achievement Award for Outstanding Service in 1997 and 2002 and the WEF Arthur Sidney Bedell Award recipient in 2010.
Scott is a registered professional engineer in the state of Illinois and received his certification in water/wastewater engineering from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers. He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois-Urbana in 1989.