Nominations for Officers of the Association (FY15)


The following individuals have been nominated by the Nominating Committee to serve as officers of the Association for Fiscal Year 2015 (July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015), but serving by tradition from the 2014 Annual Business Meeting on August 27, 2014, to the 2015 Annual Business Meeting in August 2015:

President – Brian Tippetts, Sustainable Landfill Specialist, Applied Ecological Services, Onalaska, Wisconsin

Vice President – Michelle Leonard, Vice President, SCS Engineers, Pasadena, California

Treasurer – Richard H. Allen, Site Environmental Engineer/Technical Manager, Salt River Landfill, Scottsdale, Arizona

Secretary – Jeffrey S. Murray, P.E., Senior Project Manager, HDR Engineering, Inc. of the Carolinas

The EC approved the nominating committee’s candidates for Secretary, and advancement of the current officers to the next level of office at their Mid-Year Meeting; The EC-approved recommendations of the Nominating Committee is further subject to IB approval and written ballot of the SWANA Membership via on-line voting in June-July 2014. 


The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an organization of more than 10,000 public and private sector professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy and research. For more than 60 years, SWANA has been the leading association in the solid waste management field. SWANA serves industry professionals through technical conferences, certifications, publications and a large offering of technical training courses.

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