Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel

Alexandra “Alex” Chiaruttini joined The York Water Company as Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel in 2020. Alex has overall responsibility for The York Water Company’s administrative functions, corporate governance, litigation, and she provides legal counsel in acquisitions and across the company’s operations and services. She is a key member of The York Water Company’s Executive team, which establishes strategy for the company. Alex Chiaruttini reports directly to our CEO, JT Hand.

Prior to The York Water Company, Ms. Chiaruttini served the Pennsylvania Governor as Chief Counsel to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Her primary responsibility was to provide legal counsel and representation to the Executive agency personnel and to the Governor’s Office on foundational, consequential, and emerging legal issues within the agency’s jurisdiction. In addition, Alex worked over 15 years in private practice as an environmental attorney focused primarily on water, wastewater, and water resource issues in the mid-Atlantic region.

Her career-long interest and personal investment in the environment and water is an additional dimension to her value at The York Water Company.

Ms. Chiaruttini holds a Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Neuroscience from Lehigh University, a Master of Science degree from Duquesne University, and a J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law.