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Safety Ambassadors

Safety Ambassadors

SWANA Safety Ambassadors serve as safety leaders in all 47 chapters in the United States and Canada. They organize and speak at chapter events about how to reduce accidents and injuries, and are the go-to person for safety resources within their region. See the list below for your Chapter’s Ambassador. If none is listed, the position is currently vacant.

This program is sponsored by Caterpillar.

The SWANA Safety Ambassador program is a proud recipient of the 2016 Dive Awards: Safety Initiative of the Year.

Alabama Chapter
Sebastian Langford, S.C.
City of Huntsville-Solid Waste Disposal Authority
Atlantic Canada Chapter
Ms. Andrea Trask
Manager of Solid Waste
Municipality of East Hants
Beaver Chapter
Mr. Jeff Merwin
Compliance and Infrastructure Manager
Deschutes County
Colorado Rocky Mountain Chapter
Ms. Cathleen P. Hall, S.C.
Solid Waste Director
Pitkin County
Colorado Rocky Mountain Chapter
Mr. Aaron Byrne, S.C.
Solid Waste Director
Summit County
Colorado Rocky Mountain Chapter
Mr. Chris Anderson
Area Manager of Disposal Operations
Waste Management, Inc.
Florida Sunshine Chapter
Mr. Earl Gloster
President Earl Gloster Consulting LLC
Florida Sunshine Chapter
Mr. George W. White, S.C.
Solid Waste Operations Manager
Marion County BOCC
Georgia Chapter
Ms. Christine Hug
Geosyntec Consultants
Illinois Land of Lincoln Chapter
Mr. Dominic Remmes
Region Engineer
Waste Connections, Inc.
Indiana Hoosier Chapter
Ms. Debbie Hackman, S.C.
Executive Director
Jackson County
Indiana Hoosier Chapter
Mr. Curt Publow, S.C.
Environmental Manager
South Side Landfill, Inc.
Indiana Hoosier Chapter
Todd W. Wilson
Region Safety Manager-Louisville
Rumpke Waste & Recycling
Iowa Chapter
Mr. Nolan Moore
EHS Coordinator
Waste Commission of Scott County
Kansas Sunflower Chapter
Mr. Craig T. Wood, S.C.
Solid Waste Management Coordinator
Johnson Co. Env'l Dept.
Kentucky Chapter
Mr. Christopher Lee Powell
Safety Coordiantor/ Recycling Manager
Hopkinsville Solid Waste Enterprise
Louisiana Chapter
Mr. Rodney W. Schamerhorn
Schamerhorn C/D landfill, Inc.
Michigan Chapter
Jennifer Bowyer
Senior Project Manager
Tetra Tech Inc.
Mid-Atlantic Chapter
Mr. David W. Horne, S.C.
Chief - Solid Waste
Cecil County, MD - Public Works Dept.
Minnesota Land of Lakes Chapter
Chris Guillemette
Veit Container Corportation
Mississippi Chapter
Mrs. Amberlyn Liles
City of Oxford, Mississippi
Nebraska Cornhusker Chapter
Steven Mount
Director of Environmental Services
City of Gering
New Jersey Chapter
Dr. Arie P. Kremen
Tetra Tech - Metuchen, NJ
New Mexico Roadrunner Chapter
Mr. Rafael A. Leos, S.C.
Deputy Director
South Central Solid Waste Authority
New York Chapter
Mr. Michael Hughes
VP- Safety
Casella Waste Systems Inc
New York Chapter
Paul J. Zambrotta
Partner & Health & Safety & Secretary
Mr. T Carting Corp.
North Carolina Chapter
Mr. Jordan Weiner
Regional EHS Manager
GFL Environmental
Northern California Gold Rush Chapter
Mr. Guy Petraborg, P.E., G.E.
Director of Engineering & Compliance - District Engineer
Monterey Regional Waste Management District
Northern Lights Chapter
Ms. Rana Mandour
Project Engineer
Tetra Tech Canada
Ohio Buckeye Chapter
Kendra Elizabeth Catherman
Region Safety Manager
Oklahoma Indian Nations Chapter
Mr. Jerry L. Schuber, Sr., S.C.
Director of Solid Waste and Recycling
City of Broken Arrow
Pacific Basin Chapter
Donald Perron, S.C.
Guahan Waste Control, Inc.
Pacific Basin Chapter
Mr. Jeff Sablan, S.C.
Operations Manager
Guahan Waste Control, Inc.
Pacific Chapter - BC and Yukon
Mr. Kevin Johnstone
Environmental Engineering Technologist
Ecowaste Industries Ltd.
Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter
Ms. Elizabeth Osborne, S.C.
Landfill Superintendent
Chester County, PA Solid Waste Authority
South Carolina Palmetto Chapter
Mr. Manuel J. Hernandez, P.E., BCEE
Executive Vice President
Progressive Environmental Services, LLS
South Carolina Palmetto Chapter
Mr. Edwin H. Marr
Assistant Executive Director
Horry County Solid Waste Authority
Southern California Founding Chapter
Mr. Jorge Hernandez
North Region Deputy Director
Orange County
Southern New England Chapter
Young Min Cho
Senior Engineer
Geosyntec Consultants
Tennessee Volunteer Chapter
Mr. James Nathaniel Ridley, S.C.
Assistant Director
City of Franklin
Tennessee Volunteer Chapter
Mr. Eddie R. Anderson
General Manager
Stringfellow Inc.
Texas Lone Star Chapter
Mr. David Vartian
City of University Park
Utah Beehive Chapter
Jeremy Kroshus
Account Regional Manager
Washington Evergreen Chapter
Mr. Travis A. Pyle, Mr.
Business Unit Manager
Great West Engineering
Wisconsin Badger Chapter
Mr. John A. Peralta
Marathon County Solid Waste Department