*** Media Advisory *** Community to Be Briefed on WSSC Disparity Study

WSSC General Manager/CEO and officials of company hired to conduct the study will lead the discussion

| Media Advisory

OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LAUREL – June 15, 2010: Jerry N. Johnson, General Manager/CEO, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), and Eleanor Mason Ramsey, PhD., President of Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd., will discuss the importance of a Disparity Study to evaluate WSSC’s Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) practices and determine if a statistical disparity exists in awarding by WSSC of contracts to woman-owned and minority-owned firms. Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd. has been hired to conduct the study.

WHO: Jerry N. Johnson, General Manager/CEO, WSSC, and Eleanor Mason Ramsey, PhD., President of Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd.
WHAT: Brief the Community on the Disparity Study Project, to include Methodology, Purpose and Schedule
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., June 16, 2010
WHERE:

Montgomery Community College Rockville Campus 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.

 

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