LEXINGTON, Ky., (Aug. 11, 2017) — Kentucky American Water has announced the appointment of two new employees and the promotion of one employee.
Dorothy Rader has been named water quality manager, effective Aug 14. In this role, Rader will oversee the company’s water quality department which oversees all water quality testing, monitoring and reporting and includes a team of water quality specialists. She will report to Kentucky American Water Vice President of Operations Kevin Rogers.
Rader was most recently the water quality and environmental compliance supervisor of Tennessee American Water in Chattanooga, Tenn. With over 19 years of experience working in the drinking water industry, Rader began her career in 1998 as a water plant operator for a utility district in Knoxville, Tenn. In 2001, she joined the City of Alcoa, Tenn., in the field of water treatment and distribution, and in 2014 joined Tennessee American Water. She has been an active member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and was elected to the Kentucky/Tennessee Section American Water Works Association Executive Board in 2012, serving as the section chair in 2016.
Rader holds a degree in chemical and environmental engineering technology, a grade IV water plant operator license, a grade II distribution operator license, and a backflow testing certification from the state of Tennessee. She is a graduate of the Leadership Blount Class of 2012, served on the board of the Little River Watershed Association, and was active with the United Way of Blount County campaign board.
Rader and her husband, Jamie, will be relocating to the Bluegrass area.
Jasmine Mungo has joined Kentucky American Water as superintendent of field operations for the Central Division, based in Lexington, Ky. In this position, Mungo will supervise the company’s field operations in Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Harrison, Jessamine, Nicholas, Scott and Woodford counties and report to Senior Manager of Field Operations David Treece.
Mungo began her career with New Jersey American Water in 2008 as a meter management specialist and has served in various roles in both field services and distribution and moved into a supervisory role in 2011. Most recently, she led the coastal south New Jersey American Water distribution department.
Mungo earned a business administration degree from Rowan College and is currently pursuing her advanced water and wastewater license.
Amy Caudill has been promoted to superintendent of customer advocacy, overseeing the customer advocate office and serving as the primary local customer service manager. Caudill most recently served as human resources business partner for Kentucky American Water and Tennessee American Water. She joined American Water in 2014 and focused on employee relations, labor relations, performance management and career development as a human resources business partner. Caudill has over 15 years of human resources experience including recruiting, training, performance management, career development, diversity program development, exployee relations, labor relations, benefits, compensation, payroll, safety and compliance issues.
Caudill studied HR management at Midway College and holds a professional human resource certification (PHR). She is actively involved in diversity and inclusion community outreach initiatives that include serving on the board of the Urban League of Lexington, serving at the KY/TN Section AWWA diversity committee co-chair, membership on the Bluegrass Society for Human Resource Management diversity committee and as a member of the National Diversity Council of Georgia.
Caudill lives in Lexington and has two sons.