Peggy Macenas is the Director, Midwest Region for the National Waste & Recycling Association. Since 1993, she has served the member companies for NWRA initially as National Membership Director providing education programs and membership development. In 1998, she was named the Manager, Midwest Region with the responsibility of managing the legislative and regulatory affairs on behalf of the NWRA State Chapters in the Midwest.
In 2017, she was named Director of the Region. Peggy serves an additional role with NWRA, that of Director of the NWRA Women's Council. Launched in 2003, Peggy served as the staff Director until 2014. In 2017 Peggy was re-assigned to the Women's Council. Prior to joining the association, Peggy worked on the production side and in the regulatory arena of the Cable Television industry and, has served as the Executive Director for several non –profit associations before joining NWRA. Peggy holds a BA from Northern Illinois University and calls Naperville, IL home.