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Water For People CEO To Join Parametrix Board Of Directors

DENVER, April 13, 2018 – Water For People, an international non-profit working to provide lasting quality water and sanitation services, is pleased to announce that its CEO, Eleanor Allen, has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Parametrix – an engineering, planning and environmental services firm with offices throughout the western U.S.

Eleanor Allen, PE, BCEE, joins as the seventh member of the Board. Allen’s appointment is a demonstration of the natural synergies between Water For People – a global leader in sustainable water and sanitation solutions – and Parametix, a 100-percent employee-owned firm committed to creating vibrant, sustainable communities for future generations. Both organizations are purpose-driven and dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world.

Allen began her career as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic. She then spent nearly 20 years as a consulting engineer with CH2M and ARCADIS before being named CEO for Water For People. Her career took her to all regions of the world, with a strong focus in Latin America where she lived for over half of her professional life. Allen, a former resident of Seattle, WA, currently resides in Denver, CO, with her husband and two children.

About Water For People Water For People is a global nonprofit dedicated to promoting the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses and governments. We want every family, clinic and school to have lasting access to safe water and sanitation for generations to come. We call this impact model Everyone Forever. Learn more at

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