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T: 800-424-2869, 202-244-4700
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Chapter Leadership Award

These members made contributions to a chapter over over a period of time that were particularly meritorious. (formerly known as the Special Governor's Award)

2017

Charlie Latham, Waste Management

2016

Will Flower, Winters Bros. Waste Systems of CT

Ron Bergamini, The Action Environmental Group

Robert Lee, Ecotech Easte Logistics

2015

Chuck Dees, Waste Management, Inc.

Tom Tomaszewski, Homewood Disposal Services

Gentry Shows, Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.

2014

Armand Lembo, LEMCOR, Inc.

Bob Pfister, Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.

Gentry Shows, Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.

2013

Tom DeVivo, Willimantic Waste Paper Company

Terry Guerin, Southside Landfill/Randolph Farms

2012

Kenneth Burkett, American Waste Control, Inc.

Jeff Crate, Draper Aden Associates

Robert Lee, Eco-Tech Environmental, LLC

Andy Moss, Progressive Waste Solutions

Fred Radandt, Manitowoc Disposal and Recycling

George Wayne, Waste Connections, Inc.

2011

Ralph Diaz, Corpus Christi Disposal Service

Lisa Disbrow, Waste Management, Inc.

Aaron Gilman, SCS Field Services

Tim O’Donnell, Republic Services, Inc.

Jack Perko, Republic Services, Inc.

2010

Mike Berkopec, ACE Solid Waste, Inc.

Tom Brown, IESI Corp.

George Geletko, Waste Management, Inc.

Dan Gorske, Republic Services, Inc.

Bill Killian, Pima Waste of Tucscon

Mark Miller, Daniel B. Stephens & Associates

2009

James Amick, Republic Services, Inc.

Gino Dugan, Republic Serivces, Inc.

Max Goolsby, Republic Service, Inc.

Julie Ketchum, Waste Management, Inc.

Thomas Toscano, Mr. T Carting Corp.

2008

Pat Caruso, Associated Refuse Haulers

Murray Griffin, Atlantic Coast Consulting, Inc.

Bob Hendrix, Allied Waste of Osage Beach

Charles Wegner, Allied Waste Industries, Inc.

2007

Tom Hilbert, William Charles Waste Companies

Jimmie Jones, Allied Waste Industries, Inc.

Bruce Schmucker, Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC

2006

Clemens Gailliot, Hilltop Landfill

Peggy Gaston, Waste Management of Oklahoma, Inc.

Dominick Incantalupo, Chelsea Sanitation Service/ M & M Sanitation Corp.

Bill Schrum, GDS – Hickory / Republic Services, Inc.

2005

Tom Agema, Homewood Disposal Service, Inc.

Paul Hamberis, Waste Management, Inc.

Thomas Stump, First Piedmont Corp.

Kathy Whitman, Mid-Atlantic Waste Systems

2004

Mike Camara, ABC Disposal Service, Inc.

Mary Margaret Cowhey, Land & Lakes Co.

Dean Matts, All American Waste Control, Inc.

2003

James Auten, Waste Industries

David Hood, Pinnacle Waste, Inc.

Thomas McMonigle, Chrin Hauling, Inc.

2002

Don Cassano, Waste Management, Inc.

Randall W. Russell, Kenvirons, Inc.

Mark Stoltman, Randy's Sanitation

George Walter, Walter's Recycling & Refuse Services

2001

Jeff Gaker, Republic Services, Inc.

David Moore, J.C. Duncan Companies

2000

Doug Harvey, E.L. Harvey & Sons

1998

Hunter Carruthers

Jim Rue

1997

Phil Allen

1996

Page Elmore

1995

Don Andres

Ellen Harvey, E.L. Harvey & Sons

Gene Herson

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Contact Info

National Waste & Recycling Association
1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 804
Arlington, VA 22202
T: 800-424-2869 T: 202-244-4700
F: 202-966-4824