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Susan Wade

VP, Marketing & Communications

Susan Wade leads all of the Vinyl Institute’s marketing and communications efforts, and designs and implements strategies and tactics that enhance the public reputation of the vinyl resins industry. She as more than 20 years’ experience the corporate, agency and non-profit sectors developing and implementing award winning marketing and public relations campaigns for Fortune 500 companies and trade and member associations.


Contact Information:

Susan Wade VP, Marketing & Communications

(202) 765-2296

Susan Wade Apr 2019

The Benefits of Open Competition in Water Infrastructure

Whether or not you ultimately chose PVC pipe, just having a competitive bidding process will save your town or city money. Funds that you can put to use to address other critical needs in your community.

Susan Wade Apr 2019

EPA Announces New WIFIA Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a new round of funding that provides up to $6 billion in credit assistance in Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans in 2019.

Photo credit: John Tlumacki/Boston Globe
Susan Wade Apr 2019

EPA Assistant Administrator to Speak at Vinyl Industry Fly-in

Alexandra Dunn, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, will be speaking to industry insiders May 14 at the vinyl industry congressional fly-in.

EPA TSCA Substance Priority List
Susan Wade Mar 2019

VI Issues Statement on EPA's Announcement of TSCA Priority Substances List

EDC is a reasonable choice for review, as it is already highly regulated, widely studied and has a low potential for public exposure. The Vinyl Institute is prepared to constructively work with the EPA to provide data from the industry.

World Water Day
Susan Wade Mar 2019

For World Water Day, Let’s Celebrate Reliable Access

There are 2.1 billion people globally without safe water at home. And children in one in four primary schools have no drinking water service. While the data for the U.S. is considerably rosier (UNICEF data finds that 99 percent of the population is using piped water), anyone who has experienced a major water main break knows that you can’t always take safe and reliable access for granted.