ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has promoted Pamela Henry to the position of deputy executive director, according to a press release.

Having been with WEF for more than 25 years, Henry is a seasoned leader who will oversee a number of key organizational programs including WEFTEC operations and exhibitions, advertising and sponsorships, marketing, communications and creative services, human resources and facilities management, stated the release.

“Pam is a proven leader who makes shouldering a heavy load appear deceptively easy,” said WEF executive director Eileen O’Neill. “She deftly combines running a tight ship and managing multiple responsibilities with a genuine interest in people and a talent for growing teams. We are absolutely delighted that she has agreed to serve WEF in this new role.”

Beginning her career with WEF in the exhibitions group in 1986, Henry has held a variety of positions within the Federation, including Membership Director, Director of Conferences & Exhibitions, and Sr. Director of Conference Operations, Exhibitions and Sales Development.

Among her most notable achievements have been her contributions to the phenomenal growth and success of WEFTEC, WEF’s annual technical exhibition and conference, noted the release.