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SWANA -
WI Badger Chapter

 

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ABOUT US

Formed in 1988, the WI Chapter of SWANA serves solid waste professionals throughout Wisconsin. Our goal as a chapter is to enhance our profession and our members’ careers through: 

  • organizing and execution of trade conventions and seminars;

  • offering training courses in solid waste;

  • updating members on legislative actions affecting the profession;

  • providing academic scholarships;

  • hosting speaking luncheons and mixers to promote exchange of ideas and networking.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President/International Board Representative:
Dane County
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713
608-516-4154

welch@countyofdane.com

John Welch

Vice President/Safety Chair

Oakridge Engineering, Inc.

(715) 723-6777

Erik@OakridgeEng.com 

Erik Lietz

Treasurer/Legislative Chair:
Marathon County Solid Waste Department
172900 ST Hwy 29
Ringle, WI 54471
715-446-3101 x104

meleesa.johnson@co.marathon.wi.us

Meleesa Johnson

Secretary/Social Media Chair:

Foth Infrastructure and Env., LLC
2121 Innovation Court

PO Box 5126

De Pere, WI 54115
920-496-6832

chris.anderson@foth.com

Chris Anderson

SCS Engineers

2830 Dairy Drive

Madison, WI 53718

608-216-7363

lcarlson@scsengineers.com

Lindsey Carlson

Programs Chair

Brown Co. Port & Resource Recovery
2561 S. Broadway
Green Bay, WI 54304

Chad.Doverspike@browncountywi.gov

Chad Doverspike

Membership Chair

SCS Engineers

2830 Dairy Drive

Madison, WI 53718

608-224-2830

pgearing@scsengineers.com

Phil Gearing

Marathon County

172900 ST HWY 29
Ringle, WI 54471
715-446-3101

david.hagenbucher@co.marathon.wi.us

Dave Hagenbucher

Dane Co. Dept of Waste & Renewables 

1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713

rathsack.allison@countyofdane.com

Allison Rathsack

Region 3 YP Representative 

TRC Environmental Corp.

708 Heartland Trl STE 30000

Madison, WI 53717

608-826-3618

gshereda8@gmail.com

George Shereda

Administrative Assistant

Recycling Connections
Stevens Point, WI  
715-343-0722

swanawi@gmail.com

Susan Schuller
COMMITTEES

Chapter committees meet on a monthly or ad hoc basis. Check the calendar to see what upcoming meetings you can be a part of!

Membership- The function of the Membership Committee is to recruit new members for the Chapter while working to retain the current membership.

Contact: Phil Gearing at pgearing@scsengineers.com

Programs- The function of the Programs Committee is to coordinate Chapter events in support of Fundraising and Membership efforts and goals.

Contact: Chad Doverspike at doverspike_cc@co.brown.wi.us

Fundraising- The function of the Fundraising Committee is to explore and oversee fundraising events to sustain Chapter duties and maintain a fiscally responsible treasury. The Fundraising Committee will work closely with the Program Committee.

Contact Meleesa Johnson at meleesa.johnson@co.marathon.wi.us

Young Professionals-  The function of the Young Professionals (YP) Committee is to encourage involvement of YP members in the Chapter and to advance and serve the needs of YP members.

Contact George Shereda at GShereda@trccompanies.com

Social Media- The function of the Social Media Committee is to properly use and maintain the appropriate social media sites and technologies in support of Board goals and other committee initiatives.

Contact Chris Anderson at Chris.Anderson@Foth.com

Scholarship- The function of the Scholarship Committee is to operate the Chapter and Association Scholarship Programs as established by Policy.

REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

The Chapter co-hosts an annual convention each year. The Wisconsin Integrated Resource Management Conference (WIRMC) features speakers from across the nation, as well as vendors and site tours. The convention is co-hosted with Wisconsin County Solid Waste Managers Association (WCSWMA) and Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin (AROW).