New Jersey American Water on Wednesday named Debbie Albrecht vice president and general counsel for its Eastern Division and David Mayer as its director of government affairs for New Jersey.
“Both Debbie and David have deep and broad experience in their respective fields and will provide New Jersey American Water with the expertise needed to continue to move the company forward,” Cheryl Norton, president of New Jersey American Water and senior vice president of American Water, Eastern Division, said.
Albrecht will be responsible for providing legal counsel and guidance for New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Virginia. She most recently served as senior regulatory counsel for Camden-based American Water, where she provided strategic guidance on rate and regulatory matters, including rate case filings, review of legislation and other regulatory proceedings. She also helped develop and implement national and multi-jurisdictional rate and regulatory strategies, practices and processes across all of American Water’s operating subsidiaries.
Albrecht earned a bachelor’s degree from Quinnipiac University and a law degree from Quinnipiac University’s School of Law.
Mayer will focus on state legislative and lobbying activities, as well as municipal relationships in the company’s South region. He will provide strategic government affairs counsel and will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with elected/appointed individuals to strengthen the company’s position as a trusted and expert resource and industry leader for water and wastewater issues.
Mayer earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Rutgers University and a law degree from Rutgers University School of Law.