Ted Henifin

General Manager, Hampton Roads Sanitation District


Ted Henifin joined HRSD in 2006, as General Manager. HRSD has a long history of innovation in the wastewater sector and under his leadership HRSD has broadened its focus to add sustainable water management to HRSD’s innovation portfolio with the SWIFT initiative.

He previously served as Director of Public Works for the City of Hampton. Mr. Henifin holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Virginia. His career has spanned more than 35 years with a focus on public works and utilities in federal, regional and local government in Hampton Roads. He is a registered professional engineer and has been active with professional associations throughout his career.

He currently serves on the board of directors for the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (“NACWA”), the Virginia Association of Municipal Wastewater Agencies (“VAMWA”) and Virginia Forever; is the vice chair of the US Water Alliance’s One Water Council, and serves on the US EPA’s Environmental Financial Advisory Board. Mr. Henifin is active in various civic and community organizations in the Hampton Roads community currently serving as the vice chair of the board of directors for Langley Federal Credit Union and is a member of the board of directors for WHRO Public Media.