June 1, 2017–Charles Hyland / Director, Mobile Area Water & Sewer System (MAWSS)

Introduction for Charles Hyland, MAWSS Director

Charles Hyland took over as Director of the Mobile Area Water and Sewer System, better known as MAWSS, in March 2013. He was no stranger to the organization having worked at MAWSS since 1988 in a variety of management positions overseeing Warehouse Operations, Customer Service, Meter Reading and Fleet and Facilities Management. Prior to working at MAWSS, he was an Administrator for the Mobile County Health Department.

A long time resident of Mobile, he attended McGill Institute and earned both his undergraduate degree and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of South Alabama. He has served in leadership roles at St. Mary’s School as well as other diverse community organizations including the Lebanese American Club. He is a graduate of the American Water Works Association Utility Management Institute and the Leadership Mobile Class of 1997. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce and Chairs the Board of United Way of Southwest Alabama.

He has been married to his wife Patricia for 38 years. They have two sons and two grandchildren.