Matt Coppler elected to serve as DUWA Secretary, replacing Dick Hinshon
On September 14, 2017 the Authority elected Lincoln Park City Manager Matt Coppler to serve as the Secretary for the Authority as of October 1, 2017. Mr. Coppler has been participating with DUWA as Lincoln Park’s Representative for several years. The election of a new Secretary was necessitated by the retirement of the current DUWA Secretary, Dick Hinshon.
Mr. Hinshon served as DUWA’s Secretary since the inception of the Authority in 2010. Mr. Hinshon’s involvement with the Downriver System dates back to 1994 when he was retained as a technical consultant to the 13 Downriver Communities who are served by the System.