John Phillips

Mr. Phillips has worked for the King County Wastewater Treatment Division for 17 years.  He is currently the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Program Manager at King County, WA. Over the last nine years he has worked on the Combined Sewer Overflow Control Program and is currently managing the program and implementation of the Long Term Control Plan.

Mr. Phillips has developed and is managing the Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) and Climate Change Adaptation programs.  His climate work has been referenced in both the IPCC and National Climate Assessment reports.

He is Past President of the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA). He serves on sustainability and climate action teams at King County. Mr. Phillips has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science from Oregon State University and served six years as a sonar man in the U.S. Navy on-board nuclear submarines.