Pauli Undesser brings a vast knowledge of water treatment technologies, standards, codes and regulations, along with high-level project management skills, to her role at WQA.
Pauli joined the WQA team in 2007 and was named Deputy Executive Director in May 2014. Prior to accepting this new role, she most recently served as WQA's Director of Regulatory and Technical Affairs and Water Quality Research Foundation Coordinator. Under Pauli's leadership, WQA successfully coordinated a coalition to re-write and simplify industry product certification laws in California, launched an unprecedented capital campaign for its foundation and developed an internal toxicology program.
Pauli holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master’s degree in Biochemistry from Northern Illinois University.