New GM Named for Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility
ANCHORAGE—Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced the appointment of Mark Corsentino as the new General Manager (GM) of the Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility (AWWU). Mark will replace Brett Jokela, who is retiring after serving as AWWU’s GM for six years.
Mark Corsentino has worked for AWWU since 2007. He served as Project Management Engineer and Supervisor from 2007-2016, and as Director of Operations and Maintenance since 2016. In his most recent position, Corsentino led and managed 95 employees, served as a member of AWWU’s leadership team, and was instrumental in the development and execution of the Utility’s strategic plan. Corsentino holds an M.S. in Civil Engineering and a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University. He has more than 18 years of professional experience in the industry.
He begins full-time as GM of AWWU in early February.
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