Melinda Raimann

Administrative Manager at Cleveland Division of Water

Location
Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area
Industry
Utilities

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Melinda Raimann's Overview

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  • Administrative Manager at Cleveland Division of Water
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Melinda Raimann's Experience

Administrative Manager

Cleveland Division of Water

Government Agency; 5001-10,000 employees; Government Administration industry

October 2012Present (2 years) Cleveland, Ohio

Project Manager for various capital and operational improvement projects for Cleveland Water. Manage budgets, timelines, quality and training associated with process improvement initiatives. Set Performance goals for field crews and unionized staff. Currently preparing to convert CWD's work management program from Mincom's Ellipse system to CityWorks asset & work management software. Also involved in setting and attaining energy conservation and consumption reduction goals. Previously managed the 800 MHz radio system upgrade and installation project, Inventory determination and conversion to new "lead free" brass components across the Division, the establishment of Performance Management program and goals for unionized staff at D&M, AVL calibration and reporting, and various other projects.

Past service as International Director of AWWA representing the Ohio Section, as a member of the Finance and Pension Committees of AWWA, chair of Strategic Planning and Bylaws committee of the Ohio Section AWWA, and as a member of the Water Utility Council, Finance & Audit and Water for People Committees of the Ohio Section AWWA.

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Public Safety industry

June 2011September 2013 (2 years 4 months)

Representing the Ohio Section of AWWA

Administrative Manager - Public Affairs

Cleveland Department of Public Utilities

Government Agency; 5001-10,000 employees; Government Administration industry

December 2011October 2012 (11 months) Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area

Responsible for leveraging involvement in water industry professional organizations, interacting with Ohio legislators and regulators, and connecting with the US Congress on matters of importance to the City of Cleveland.

Assistant Commissioner of Budget & Finance

Cleveland Division of Water

Government Agency; 5001-10,000 employees; Government Administration industry

March 2003December 2011 (8 years 10 months) City of Cleveland,

Responsible for budget and financial operations of the City of Cleveland Division of Water. Areas of responsibility included Budget preparation and control, Purchasing, Contracts, Payables, Capital Projects Financiing, and Central Warehouse/Inventory operations.

IT Project Manager

Cleveland Division of Water

Government Agency; 5001-10,000 employees; Government Administration industry

20002003 (3 years)

Led multi - year and multi-system IT program development effort

Government Agency; 5001-10,000 employees; Government Administration industry

19922000 (8 years)

Designed and implemented employee health and safety programs. Obtained OEPA Distribution II License.

Melinda Raimann's Skills & Expertise

  1. Utilities Finance
  2. Project Management
  3. Interagency Coordination
  4. Environmental Awareness
  5. Water
  6. Water Supply
  7. Strategic Planning
  8. Water Quality
  9. GIS
  10. Finance
  11. Program Management
  12. Budgets
  13. Construction
  14. Water Treatment
  15. Water Resources
  16. Wastewater Treatment
  17. Business Process Improvement
  18. Project Planning
  19. Construction Management
  20. Civil Engineering
  21. Sustainability
  22. Environmental Compliance
  23. Proposal Writing
  24. Environmental Policy
  25. Policy
  26. Government
  27. Contract Management
  28. Renewable Energy
  29. Training
  30. Public Policy
  31. ArcGIS
  32. Water Management
  33. Environmental Impact Assessment
  34. Performance Management
  35. Local Government

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Melinda Raimann's Education

Ohio University

BSEd, English, PoliSci

19801987

Honors Tutorial College & College of Education

Activities and Societies: Student Government, Intramural Softball

Ashtabula High School

College Prep Honors

19761980

Home of the Panthers

Activities and Societies: Concert, Marching & Pep Bands, Choir, National Honors Society, Key Club - Charter VP, Academic Challenge Team, Wrestling Statistician, Plays & Musicals,

Melinda Raimann's Additional Information

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Interests:

Strategic Planning, Water Distribution Systems, Finance, Training, Writing & Editing, Art, Music, Reading, Antiques, Travel

Groups and Associations:

AWWA

Honors and Awards:

AWWA Ambassador Award, AWWA Diamond Pin (2), Ohio Section AWWA Larry Valentine Membership Recruitment Award (4)

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