Board of Directors

Find information below on Essential Utilities’ corporate governance. View biographies of the members of Essential’s Board of Directors.

Christopher Franklin Chairman, Essential Utilities
Elizabeth B. Amato Director Since 2018
Nicholas DeBenedictis Chairman Emeritus
Wendy A. Franks Director Since 2020
Daniel J. Hilferty Lead Independent Director, Director since 2017
Francis Idehen Director Since 2019
Ellen T. Ruff Director since 2006
Lee C. Stewart Director Since 2018
Christopher Womack Director Since 2019