Board Members

Jonathan Kunay


Company: CDM Smith Inc. – World HQ

Jonathan Kunay, P.E., PMP is an Associate Engineer and the global Conveyance Market Discipline Leader for CDM Smith in Boston, MA. He has 20 years of experience working as a design engineer and project manager on a variety of trenchless projects including infrastructure assessment with traditional and state-of-the-art investigative techniques, rehabilitation using CIPP, HDD and pipe bursting, facilities planning and master planning, leak detection of water distribution systems, enterprise asset management and risk/criticality studies.

Charles Tripp

Vice Chair

Company: Pipeline Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation Design, Water, New England, AECOM

Charles Tripp, P.E. is a Technical Manager focusing on Pipeline Rehabilitation Design and Condition Assessment for the New England Water Business Line at AECOM in Chelmsford, MA. He has 17 years of experience working as a design engineer and project manager on a variety of trenchless projects including pipeline rehabilitation, condition assessment, risk modeling, and general asset management. His varied design experience also includes collection systems design and peer review, wastewater treatment, water resources, and site-civil design to improve municipal infrastructure.

John Altinyurek


Company: Delve Underground

John Altinyurek is presently a Senior Staff Engineer with the New York,NY office of Delve Underground. He previously worked for WSP for 6 years. During his career in the underground industry, John has been involved in major tunneling and trenchless projects in the New York City area for clients such as the NYC Dept. of Design & Construction, New York City MTA Transit, Port Authority of New York New Jersey, Amtrak and continuing his work on New York State Department of Environmental Conservation/Nassau County Design-build Bay Park Conveyance Project in Long Island, NY.

Tom Loyer


Company: Engineers Construction, Inc.

Coming soon…

Eric Schuler

Past Chair

Company: Mohawk Valley Water Authority

Experienced Municipal Engineer with a history working for well-respected private consulting firms.  Heavily involved in the trenchless evaluation/rehabilitation industry throughout Upstate NY.  High-level of familiarity with funding programs and grant opportunities.  Master Communicator.  Leadership roles in several professional societies. 

In my personal time I enjoy spending time with my wife and daughter at our camp in the Adirondacks. Avid Skier.  Health food and workout nut.

Nick Strater

Board Member

Company: Brierley Associates

Sahar Kunay

Board Member

Company: AEGION

Claudia Law

Board Member


Jesse Lubbers

Board Member

Company: National Grid

Bill Jeffery

Board Member

Company: TT Technologies, Inc.

Sam Wilbur

Board Member

Company: Delve Underground