Mark Parkins, a territory manager with AMERICAN Ductile Iron Pipe and AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe, was appointed to the WaterOne Board on Jan. 26, 2016. WaterOne is an independent, non-profit water utility serving more than 400,000 people in the Johnson City, Kansas, area. Parkins will serve on the seven-member governing board through January 2020.
Parkins joined AMERICAN in 1979 and has worked in the Kansas City and Chicago District Sales Offices. He currently works in Kansas City and his sales territories include Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota. Parkins received his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Purdue University. A 33-year resident of Johnson County, Parkins is also involved with the American Water Works Association, Boy Scouts of America and United Methodist Church of the Resurrection.