Creighton Mershon leaves Board of Water Works

Creighton Mershon leaves the Board of Water Works, the governing body of Louisville Water Company, after serving for more than 10 years. Mershon was first appointed to the Board in October 2009 by then Mayor Jerry Abramson.

He was named chair of the Board in April 2014 and served as chair until his term ended this April – his last meeting was on April 21. Mershon has provided outstanding leadership for Louisville Water during his time on the Board, said Louisville Water President & CEO Spencer Bruce.

“Creighton has challenged Louisville Water to pursue new initiatives while remaining committed to its core strength of producing high-quality water for this community,” said Bruce. “He always placed the needs of our employees as one of the company’s highest priorities while balancing the expectations of customers and owner, Louisville Metro. His leadership enabled Louisville Water to continue its long-standing tradition of being one of the premiere water utilities in the country. I want to personally thank him for his service and wish him all the best in the years to come.”

Mershon is the former general counsel for BellSouth/AT&T, Kentucky Operations. He is a graduate of Bellarmine University and the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law.

Dr. Sharon Kerrick was appointed the new chair of the Board of Water Works. The Board includes seven members appointed by the mayor of Louisville Metro, who serves as an ex-officio member. Board members serve staggered four-year terms.