ALN Newsletter 8 June 2021

This week’s ALN Th@4on June 17 will feature a chat between Jessica Dzara with Loudoun Water and Mike Bordenaro ALN Director, Communications. As always, see more below in People and register at this link.


Jessica Dzara, CPPM, CF, Asset Management Program Director at Loudoun Water in Virginia. Ms. Dzara has more than 14 years of asset management experience. Prior to entering the utility sector in 2018, Ms. Dzara was a Senior Manager at Sunflower Systems where she specialized in asset management software implementation and data analysis. She also developed asset management business processes, documentation, and training programs for federal agencies, government contractors, and law enforcement organizations. Ms. Dzara served on the NPMA Executive Board in various roles for eight years and was the NPMA Property Person of the Year in 2018. Ms. Dzara is a graduate of Clemson University and resides in Potomac Falls, Virginia.


Infrastructure Signs of Life

A major step forward was made for the long-planned Gateway project that will add two train tunnels into New York’s Penn Station so old track can be repaired. The Federal Railway Administration clear an environmental impact study, allowing the next phase of the $11.6 billion project according to The ALN is working to alert legislators that requiring a Strategic Asset Management Plan in order to obtain funding is a proven way to ensure mission success.


Join the ASTM E53 Committee on Asset Management

We know the ALN Newsletter is seen by people around the world. This message is for our U.S. readers. Consider joining the ASTM E53 Committee on Asset Management, which is currently creating contributions to revising ISO 55000/1. Participants in the ASTM E53 are consistently leaders in their industry – or become leaders in their industry. The next version of ISO 55000 and ISO 55001 are being formed right now. It is not too late to join the meticulous process of revising these excellent document, knowing how the world is thinking about how to improve asset management and applying that leadership thinking to your work. See more at this link.

Upcoming Events


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June 17 –

Jessica Dzara, Asset Management Program Director at Loudoun Water

June 24 –

Tim Ingram, Technical Director, Strategic Asset Management, and chair of UK’s mirror committee for ISO 55000

July 1 –

Carrie Heishman, Senior Program Manager, Definitive Logic