The Board of Commissioners of the Narragansett Bay Commission has named Laurie Horridge, Esq. as Executive Director. Horridge will take over operations of the state’s largest wastewater treatment utility in January, 2019, when current Executive Director Raymond J. Marshall, P.E. effects his retirement.
Horridge joined the NBC in 1992 as Chief of Enforcement, after several years in private practice focusing on engineering and construction litigation. In her subsequent roles as General Counsel, Director of Executive Affairs and Director of Administration, she has provided counsel and oversight for the agency’s extensive construction activity, including Phases I, II and III of the nearly $1 billion Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) project and $200 million in wastewater treatment facility improvements. Horridge has been instrumental in negotiating NBC’s clean water permits with the RI Department of Environmental Management..
Horridge earned a B.S. from Providence College in Political Science, a J.D. from the Western New England School of Law and is a recent graduate of the Water and Wastewater Leadership Center at UNC at Chapel Hill. She is admitted to the Rhode Island Bar Association, where she has served as a House of Delegates elected member since 1992. She is an active mentor with the Intern Mentor Program and has served on multiple boards.