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Safety Ambassadors

Safety Ambassadors

SWANA Safety Ambassadors serve as safety leaders in all 47 chapters in the U.S. 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.

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

Alabama Chapter
Mr. James M. Thornton, S.C.
Coffee County Environmental Services
Alaska Chapter
Mr. Scott Barr, S.C.
Industrial Safety Training Facilitator
Ilisagvik College
Arizona Chapter
Mr. David Bennett
Operations Manager
City of Scottsdale
Atlantic Canada Chapter
Ms. Andrea Trask, S.C.
Manager of Solid Waste
Municipality of East Hants
Caribbean Puerto Rico Chapter
Nedilys Diaz Montanez
Caribbean Puerto Rico Chapter
Mr. Olmar Lopez-Vidal, S.C.
Division Manager
I.T.S. Corporation
Central California Sierra Chapter
Mr. Kasem L. Cornelius
Operations Consultant I.
Blue Ridge Services
Colorado Rocky Mountain Chapter
Mr. Aaron Byrne, S.C.
Solid Waste Director
Summit County
Colorado Rocky Mountain Chapter
Ms. Cathleen P. Hall, S.C.
Solid Waste Manager
Pitkin County
Colorado Rocky Mountain Chapter
Mr. Chris Anderson
District Manager
Waste Management, Inc.
Florida Sunshine Chapter
Mr. George W. White, S.C.,CQA
Solid Waste Operations Manager
Marion County BOCC
Florida Sunshine Chapter
Mr. Earl Gloster
Director of Solid Waste
City of Clearwater
Florida Sunshine Chapter
Mr. Eleonel Lorenzo
Operations Manager
City of Deerfield Beach
Georgia Chapter
Mr. Paul Alexander
Safety Coordinator
Dalton-Whitfield Regional SW Mgt Authority
Illinois Land of Lincoln Chapter
Mr. John J. Sliwicki, ARM, CRIS
Vice President of Risk Management
Lakeshore Recycling Systems
Indiana Hoosier Chapter
West Area Safety Manager
Iowa Chapter
Mr. Brian J. Seals
Operations Manager
Waste Commission of Scott County
Iowa Chapter
Mr. Nolan Moore
Facility Supervisor
Waste Commission of Scott County
Kansas Sunflower Chapter
Mr. Craig Pruett
Operations Supervisor
City of Lawrence
Kansas Sunflower Chapter
Mr. Craig T. Wood, S.C.
Solid Waste Management Coordinator
Johnson Co. Env'l Dept.
Kansas Sunflower Chapter
Mr. Charlie Sedlock
Hamm Inc.
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
Mr. Donald Pyle, S.C.
Landfill Manager
Delta County Solid Waste Management Authority
Michigan Chapter
Brian Fritz
Safety Manager
GFL Environmental USA
Mid-Atlantic Chapter
Mr. Cory Daviau
Engineer II
Baltimore County
Minnesota Land of Lakes Chapter
Chris Guillemette, S.C.
VONCO Waste Management Campus
Minnesota Land of Lakes Chapter
Mr. Ryan Tritz
Specialized Environmental Technologies
Mississippi Chapter
Mrs. Amberlyn Liles
City of Oxford, Mississippi
Missouri Chapter
Becki Davis
Missouri Chapter
Mr. Hunter Reeves
Environmental Specialist
Landmarc Environmental Systems
Nebraska Cornhusker Chapter
Mr. Jack Newlun, Jr., S.C.
Solid Waste Superintendent/Envtal. Offc.
City of Hastings
New Jersey Chapter
Dr. Arie P. Kremen
Tetra Tech - Metuchen, NJ
New Mexico Roadrunner Chapter
Mr. Steven A. Mauer
Regulatory Compliance Specialist
South Central Solid Waste Authority
New York Chapter
Paul J. Zambrotta
Partner & Health & Safety & Secretary
Mr. T Carting Corp.
North Carolina Chapter
Mr. John Pfleger
EHS Manager
GFL Environmental
Northern California Gold Rush Chapter
Mr. Guy Petraborg
Principal Engineer
Monterey Regional Waste Management District
Northern Lights Chapter
Mr. Tim Mallet, S.C.
Landfill Operations Manager
Whissell Waste Solutions L.T.D.
Northern New England Chapter
Mr. Marc Morgan
Solid Waste Manager
City of Lebanon
Northern New England Chapter
Mr. Al Sabino
Vice President
Ohio Buckeye Chapter
Dan Katt
Rumpke Waste & Recycling
Ohio Buckeye Chapter
Michael Puckett
Director of Safety
Rumpke Waste & Recycling
Oklahoma Indian Nations Chapter
Mr. Matt Faulkner
Waste Management Supervisor
City of Stillwater
Ontario Chapter
Mr. Das Soligo, S.C.
Manager of Solid Waste Services
County of Wellington
Oregon Beaver Chapter
Mr. Bill Dion-Watson
Government Account Representative
Peterson Cat
Pacific Basin Chapter
Francisco Aquiningoc, S.C.
Program Manager
Guahan Waste Control, Inc.
Pacific Chapter - BC and Yukon
Ms. Lynne Vidler
Sr. Project Engineer
Metro Vancouver SW Services
Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter
Elizabeth Osborne
Chester County, PA Solid Waste Authority
South Carolina Palmetto Chapter
Ms. Tonya Lott
Assistant Director
Charleston County
South Carolina Palmetto Chapter
Mr. Edwin H. Marr
Solid Waste Superintendent
City of Myrtle Beach
Southern California Founding Chapter
Mr. Brud A. Hancock, S.C.
Public Works Operations Superintendent
San Bernardino County - SWM
Southern New England Chapter
Ms. Inga A. Lermontov-Hoit
Senior Environmental Engineer
Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp
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
Virginia Old Dominion Chapter
Mr. Dennis E. Batts
Program Manager, Safety and Emergency Operations
Fairfax County
Washington Evergreen Chapter
Mr. Kevin R. Green
District Manager
Waste Connections, Inc.
Wisconsin Badger Chapter
Mr. Erik T. Lietz
President and Principal Engineer
Oakridge Engineering