Chris Hayes, PE, has been promoted to Assistant Group Manager of the Water/Wastewater Group. Chris holds a Master of Science degree in Project Engineering and Management from Montana Tech in Butte, coursework in Civil Engineering Pre-Master’s Degree Program from Montana State Bozeman, and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology from Montana State University – Northern in Havre. Chris joined RPA in 2006 and has 20 years of management and design experience on numerous water and wastewater treatment, storage, collection, and distribution system projects. In addition to his valuable contributions to the Water/Wastewater Group, Chris has served on RPA’s Board of Trustees since 2018. In his new role, Chris will continue developing and managing projects and assist with the group’s marketing, administration, and quality control.