Nathan Gardner-Andrews

National Association of Clean Water Agencies

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National Association of Clean Water Agencies


Nathan Gardner-Andrews serves as the Chief Advocacy Officer (CAO) for the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) in Washington, DC, where he has worked since 2006.  In his role as CAO, he is responsible for coordinating all of NACWA’s advocacy initiatives and integrating the Association’s legislative, regulatory, and legal advocacy work.  He has written articles and spoken nationally on a wide range of clean water issues.  

Nathan previously served as NACWA’s General Counsel, advising the Association and its municipal clean water utility members on a variety of legal matters and managing NACWA’s litigation portfolio.    

Prior to joining NACWA, Nathan served as a law clerk for the Hon. Michael E. Loney of the Maryland Circuit Court.  He is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia bars.  He received his B.A. from Columbia University in 2001 and his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2005.