Our Board of Directors

Kathy L. Pape, Sr. Vice President, American Water, Mid-Atlantic Division, President, Pennsylvania American Water

Kathy L. Pape joined American Water in July 2007 as president of Pennsylvania American Water, the largest regulated water utility in the Commonwealth, providing quality water and wastewater services to approximately 2.2 million people in more than 400 communities. In this role, Pape drives operational and financial results, leads customer, regulatory and local government relationships, and is the principal external contact for American Water in Pennsylvania.

In addition, Pape is senior vice president of American Water’s Mid-Atlantic Division, which includes operations in  Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia, as well as Pennsylvania.

Prior to American Water, Pape served as senior vice president of Aqua America Inc.

Pape has more than 35 years’ experience in the utility industry and is a nationally recognized expert on the water and wastewater industries.

Pape holds a B.A. in political science from Edinboro University, a J.D. from Dickinson School of Law and a LL.M. in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law.