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John Chlarson


John Chlarson, public works consultant with MTAS, received the Dr. Bruce Tschantz Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tennessee Stormwater Association (TNSA), the highest honor given by the organization. TNSA presents the award to outstanding stormwater professionals with a minimum of 20 years of service as well as long-term contributions to stormwater management in Tennessee. Chlarson has more than 30 years’ engineering experience in the public and private sector and has served as TNSA’s ad-hoc secretary since its formation. He has worked hand-in-hand with TDEC as the stormwater industry has evolved and offers guidance, education, and training to MS4 communities throughout the state.