Margaret Doss is the Water Quality Manager for the Columbia County Water Utility in Evans, Georgia. She began her tenure with the Water Utility in 1991, working as the Laboratory Analyst at the Little River WPCP, a secondary treatment activated sludge plant. Since that time she has served as Laboratory Manager for the Central Laboratory, which analyzes both wastewater and drinking water samples, the Industrial Pretreatment Coordinator, and the Utility's Environmental Trainer.
Margaret has a B.S. degree in Microbiology from Clemson University and a M.Ed. in Adult Education from the University of Georgia and maintains Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Wastewater Laboratory Analyst, and Drinking Water Laboratory Analyst certifications. Margaret has also has served as Chair and vice-chair of the Georgia State Board of Examiners for the Certification of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts, the Georgia Water/Wastewater Operator and Analyst Certification Board, as the vice-president and president of the Association of Boards of Certification, on the Georgia Association of Water Professionals, as an author, editor and committee member in the Water Environment Federation and American Water Works Association and many, many other groups and organizations. She also sits on several committees in the Standard Methods for the Examination Water and Wastewater. She has won many, many awards including: