Board of Directors

Open Board Position Announcement

The Board of Directors of the Old Dominion Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America has two vacancies that need to be filled. One position will complete a two year term starting January 1, 2023 and ending December 31, 2025; the other vacancy will complete a one year term starting January 1, 2023 and ending December 31, 2024. Interested parties will be placed on the winter ballot for the selection of the 2023 officers and directors.


The Board is also seeking a member to serve as the chapter Safety Ambassador. The Ambassador helps coordinate annual safety training and disseminates safety related information to the Chapter from National SWANA.  This positon is selected by the Board of Directors and participates in the Board meetings.


The Board has 14 members who are solid waste professionals representing government, consulting and industry throughout Virginia. 


The Board meets every other month. Meetings are generally held in the Richmond area and via teleconference meetings.


Board members are expected to prepare for and attend Board meetings and to participate in Board and Chapter activities including training sessions, technical tours, awards and scholarship programs, legislative programs and conferences.


The current Board is made up of individuals with a broad range of expertise and knowledge in solid waste management and recycling. The individual to fill the open position must be a member in good standing of the Old Dominion Chapter, needs to have expertise in some aspect of the business and have a demonstrated desire to serve Chapter members and the Board.


If you are interested in being considered for the board vacancy or the Safety Ambassador, please submit a brief bio/resume and letter explaining why you wish to be considered for the position to Benjamin Loveday, Past President - – by October 10, 2022.

Aaron White
(757) 222-1549
HDR Engineering Inc
Jon Clary
Vice President
(804) 727-8774
Henrico County Department of Public Utilities
Solid Waste Division

Kimberly Hynes
(804) 359-8413
Central Virginia Waste Management Authority
Mike Lawless
(540) 552-0444
Draper Aden Associates
Benjamin Loveday
Immediate Past President
(540) 507-7307
Spotsylvania County
Director Utilities/Public Works
Ray McGowan
International Board Member
(512) 356-8084
Waste Management
Ryan Duckett
(804) 486-1907
SCS Engineers
Eric Forbes
Fairfax County
Clark Gibson
(434) 455-6079
Region 2000 Service Authority
Coryn Giordano
(804) 358-7900
Golder Associates Inc.
Nick Guarriello
(804) 441-0456
Carlson Environmental Consultants
Henry Strickland
(757) 420-4700
Southeastern Public Service Authority
Tim Torrez
(804) 749-3805
Republic Services
Kate Vasquez
RRT Design & Construction
Dennis Batts
Safety Ambassador
(703) 324-5230
Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
Ex Officio
Tyler Pinkard
YP Representative
(804) 512-9427
Carlson Environmental Consultants
Ex Officio
Brent Williams
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Ex Officio






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SWANA Old Dominion Chapter

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Midlothian, VA 23113


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