Susan MacFarlane, MSc, PhD, P.Eng.

Western Region Councillor

Since 1991, Susan has worked and solved problems in the areas of water, waste, stormwater, wastewater, spills and contaminated sites as an Environmental Engineer. Susan has a Ph.D. in Civil (Environmental) Engineering from the University of Toronto and a M.Sc. and B.Sc.(Eng) in Biological (Environmental) Engineering from the University of Guelph. Her most recent position was General Manager of Lambton Area Water Supply System (LAWSS) which supplies water to about 100,000 people in Lambton County. At LAWSS she managed capital projects and oversaw the operations and maintenance of the water treatment plant, booster stations and distribution system. Prior to her work at LAWSS, Susan worked for a variety of environmental consulting companies on projects across Canada. Susan currently lives in Sarnia, Ontario and keeps busy through community activism and volunteering.