NWRA President and CEO Among Association Leaders Recognized by DCA Live

NWRA President and CEO Among Association Leaders Recognized by DCA Live

Arlington, VA – Darrell Smith, president and CEO of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), was among several trade association executives recognized yesterday at an event sponsored by DCA Live that recognized leaders of some of Washington, D.C.’s most innovative and fastest growing associations. Smith and the association executives were honored for demonstrating exceptional performance in advancing their organization’s missions in 2019.

“I am proud of the work my team has accomplished in 2019. We have achieved significant advocacy victories for our members in Washington, D.C., as well as in state legislatures. I look forward to another strong year in 2020,” said Smith.

The list of  association executives honored include:

Manuel Bonilla, American Society of Anesthesiologists
David Cade, American Health Lawyers Association
Christine Cochran, Grain Foods Foundation
Nancy Davenport-Ennis, National Patient Advocate Foundation
Ann Ebberts, Association of Government Accountants
Bradford Fitch, Congressional Management Foundation
John Graham, American Society of Association Executives
Rick Grimm, National Institute of Government Purchasing
Lindsey Johnson, U.S. Mortgage Insurers
Stacey King, Federal Bar Association
David Klotz, Precision Metalforming Association
Michelle Korsmo, Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America
David Labuskes, AVIXA
Kathleen Larmett, National Council of University Research Administrators
Lisa Levine, Energy Bar Association
David Long, National Electrical Contractors Association
Nancy McLernon, Organization for International Investment
Ned Monroe, Vinyl Institute
Allyson Y. Schwartz, Better Medicare Alliance
JC Scott, Pharmaceutical Care Management Association
Cindy Sliwa, American Physical Therapy Association – Academy of Pediatrics
Darrell Smith, National Waste Recycling Association
Glenn Spencer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Stanley St. Pierre, Entertainment Software Association
Scott Steen, American Physiological Society
Chris Swonger, DISCUS
Elizabeth Thompson, National Osteoporosis Foundation
Robin Wiener, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
Tom Quaadman, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
John McPhail, Partners of the Americas
Robert Jensen, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
Bob Kerr, National Association of Enrolled Agents
Walter Bacak, American Translators Association
Sarah Brookhart, Association for Psychological Science
Evan Roberts, Society of Research Administrators International
Amy Dufrane, HRCI

DCA Live hosts events featuring the fastest growing companies and most dynamic professionals in the Washington, D.C., region’s legal, association and nonprofit, entrepreneur, federal tech, real estate and corporate communities. DCA Live also publishes a digital newsletter featuring profiles of leading companies and professionals from these industries.


The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) represents the private sector waste and recycling services industry. Association members conduct business in all 50 states and include companies that manage waste, recycling and medical waste, equipment manufacturers and distributors, and a variety of other service providers. For more information about NWRA, please visit www.wasterecycling.org.

Brandon Wright
National Waste and Recycling Association