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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.

This program is sponsored by Caterpillar.

SWANA’s 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
Arizona Chapter
Mr. Michael Angelo Prado
Solid Waste Foreman
City of Phoenix - Field Services
Atlantic Canada Chapter
Ms. Andrea Trask
Manager of Solid Waste
Municipality of East Hants
Beaver Chapter
Mr. Bill Dion-Watson
Government Account Representative
Peterson Cat
Central California Sierra Chapter
Mr. Kasem L. Cornelius
Principal Consultant
Forbedre Consulting
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
Former Director of Solid Waste
Florida Sunshine Chapter
Mr. George W. White, S.C.
Solid Waste Operations Manager
Marion County BOCC
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. 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
Minnesota Land of Lakes Chapter
Mr. Ryan Tritz
Specialized Environmental Technologies
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
Northern New England Chapter
Mr. Mike Thomson, S.C.
Operations Manager
Northern New England Chapter
Young Min Cho
Senior Engineer
Geosyntec Consultants
Ohio Buckeye Chapter
Mr. James Profitt, S.C.
Solid Waste Services Manager
Montgomery County (OH)
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
Ontario Chapter
Mr. Peter Kryger
Project Manager
Niagara Region
Pacific Basin Chapter
Mr. Jeff Sablan, S.C.
Operations 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, S.C.
Landfill Superintendent
Chester County, PA Solid Waste Authority
South Carolina Palmetto Chapter
Ms. Tonya Lott
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
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. Robert Clendenin
Public Sector Manager
Waste Management of Virginia, Inc.
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. John A. Peralta
Marathon County Solid Waste Department