Denver, CO, January 23, 2018 Following a national search, the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District Board of Directors has selected William J. “Mickey” Conway as the organization’s sixth district manager.
The unanimous decision to hire Conway follows the departure of Catherine R. Gerali, who retired after a career with the Metro District that spanned 35 years.  She had served as district manager since March 2008.
Prior to joining the Metro District as general counsel in 2013, Conway was managing partner of Johnson & Conway, LLP.  The East Coast firm represented wastewater, public entity, and construction industry clients for 11 years.  Conway was also a senior associate attorney with the law firm of Lewis & McKenna from 1994 to 2002. 
Conway is a 1994 cum laude graduate from the University of San Francisco School of Law. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Southern Methodist University in 1988.
A Colorado native, Conway returned five years ago and lives in the Denver area with his family.
The Board of Directors appointed Metro District staff member, Emily Jackson as interim general counsel.
About Metro Wastewater Reclamation District
Formed under Colorado law in 1961 to protect the South Platte River, the Metro District is the largest water reclamation provider in the Rocky Mountain West. The Metro District works with 60 local governments, including cities, sanitation districts, and water and sanitation districts to serve about 1.8 million people in a 715 square-mile area of metropolitan Denver
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