Ted Henifin joined Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) as general manager in 2006. HRSD has a long history of innovation in the wastewater sector and, under Henifin's leadership, has added sustainable water management to its innovation portfolio with the SWIFT initiative. His career has spanned more than 35 years, focusing on public works and utilities in federal, regional, and local government.
Henifin is a registered professional engineer, and throughout his career, he has been active with professional associations. 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 VIRGINIAforever. He is the vice chair of the US Water Alliance's One Water Council and serves on the US Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Financial Advisory Board.
Henifin also is active in various civic and community organizations in the Hampton Roads area. He is 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.