Plainview Water Commissioners Kevin Langberg, Joel Kessler and Edward Shulroff recently announced that Richard W. Tobin has been named superintendent of the Plainview Water District. Richard replaces former superintendent Michael Gelé, who has accepted a position as assistant superintendent of the Water District.
Pictured (L-R) Commissioner Edward Shulroff, Superintendent Richard Tobin, Chairman Kevin Langberg and Commissioner Joel Kessler at the board meeting.
"Richard Tobin's background and expert knowledge in the day-to-day operations as a superintendent makes him an ideal choice for this position," said Board of Commissioners Chairman Kevin Langberg. "Most importantly, he shares our commitment to providing our customers with clean and safe drinking water."
Tobin joins the Water District with over 10 years of experience as a superintendent. He previously served as superintendent of the Massapequa Water District, a role in which he was responsible for the management, budgeting, operations treatment and all duties related to the operation of a public water supply district. Prior to this position, he served as the superintendent of utilities for the Village of Rockville Centre. Richard is currently working toward obtaining his PhD in environmental science. He obtained his Master of Science degree from C.W. Post in environmental studies.
As superintendent, Tobin will oversee the operation of the water district's 12 supply wells and manage the staff.
For more information, please contact the Plainview Water District 516-931-6469.