New Member Profile: Lisa McNames

Posted on February 26, 2019


Lisa McNames

Regulatory Compliance Manager, City of Naperville, IL


So far, what’s your proudest accomplishment in 2019?

My proudest accomplishment in 2019 so far has been representing Naperville at the Illinois Wastewater Professional’s Conference in Springfield.

Valentines Day is in February. What do you “love” about your job?

I love the opportunities my job has afforded me to get more involved in and knowledgeable about water regulatory issues and the environmental impacts of wastewater treatment plants.

(Complete the sentence) Before I die I want to…

Scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef.

10 Year Challenge! What were you doing in 2009? How did it help you reach your current position?

At this time in 2009, I was in my junior year of college at Eastern Illinois University working on my bachelor’s degree in Chemistry that led to me getting a job at an environmental laboratory which in turn gave me the experience needed to take a position as Naperville’s Regulatory Compliance Manager.

(Complete the sentence) The first time I heard about ELGL was…

Last October when my manager approached me about the City’s interest in participating in this organization.

What question should we have asked? What’s the answer?

Are you a Leslie Knope, Ron Swanson, Tom Haverford, Gary Gergich, April Ludgate, Andy Dwyer, Donna Meagle, Ben Wyatt, or a Chris Traeger? Ben Wyatt

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