Carla A. Reid
General Manager and Chief Executive Officer
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission(WSSC)
Carla A. Reid is the first woman to serve as general manager and chief executive officer at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), the largest water utility in the state of Maryland and one of the largest in the country. She oversees a staff of 1,770 and a $1.4 billion budget for the 100-year old water utility. She brings more than 30 years of civil engineering experience to the position.
In addition, Reid is a champion of STEM education and advocates for programming that increases the number of girls and other under-represented groups in STEM-related disciplines.