Kittay has over 20 years of experience working in the water industry. She has operated, supervised, and managed large, and small tribal, and non-tribal surface and ground water systems in the state of SD. She specializes in water utility technical, managerial, and financial issues. She has extensive experience conducting capacity assessment reviews, rate studies, emergency response planning, development of standard operation procedures and policies, budgeting and fiscal management, applying for federal and state funds, and writing environmental reports. Ms. Kittay holds a Class IV Water Treatment and a Class II Water Distribution Operator Certification in SD and is a member of AWWA and the SD Water and Wastewater Association.