Kevin Shafer became Executive Director at the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) in March 2002. Prior to this, he served as MMSD's director of technical services since October 1998. Since becoming Executive Director, Shafer has worked diligently on MMSD's $1 billion Overflow Reduction Plan. He also coordinated a $58 million long-range planning process that produced the most intensive water quality research ever for six Milwaukee area watersheds. Additionally, under his leadership, MMSD instituted a regional stormwater runoff rule and has been a leader for innovative ways to manage stormwater runoff.