Jascha Pettit has an Environmental Science degree from St. John's University. Previously employed by Natural Systems Utilities, he advanced his knowledge and ability significantly by operating many unique wastewater systems. He was responsible for client communication, site evaluations, trouble shooting, repair & maintenance, sampling, reporting, and treatment adjustment. He was an operator of the systems as well as a manager. He holds a class C Water, Wastewater, and an SSTS provider license in the state of MN.
He has been working with many of the tribal and rural community operators and managers on compliance and assisting with education and operations. He has also been working to promote increased awareness about decentralized treatment and bring educational opportunities to the public. During his time with Midwest Assistance Program, he has also worked with the Private Well Program and Rural Development projects. Jascha was raised in the central Minnesota lakes area, and has a great respect for the environment. He is married to Laura and has a daughter, Reese. In his free time he enjoys being outdoors, especially hunting and fishing with his brothers. Jascha looks forward to continue assisting and increasing the capabilities of rural and tribal communities.