NWRA Women’s Council Elects New Leadership for 2020

NWRA Women’s Council Elects New Leadership for 2020

Arlington, VA – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) Women’s Council elected a slate of new leaders for 2020, including Faith Zydowsky of Sierra Container as president.

“Congratulations to the 2020 board on their newly elected positions. On behalf of the 2020 board, we look forward to the continued growth of our fine membership, professional development activities and fundraising for our scholarship program. It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the the waste and recycling industry as vice president and chair of fundraising for the NWRA Women’s Council. I am eager and excited to work with the exceptional members of this organization,” said Zydowsky.

“It has been a pleasure to serve as president of the NWRA Women’s Council. We have done great things together and I know that will continue. I look forward to supporting the industry and the Women’s Council in other roles,” said outgoing Women’s Council President Carmen Smothers.

Also elected to the 2020 Women’s Council Board:

Vice President – Katie Raverty-Evans, Best Way Disposal

Treasurer – Dianne Cervantes, WCA

Secretary – Cheryl Waite, Perkins Manufacturing

Membership and Marketing – Tate Moeller, Organix Solutions

Scholarship – Tammy Holtzman, Waste Connections

Fundraising – Pam Caron, Risk Strategies; Laura Askin Grannis, Rehrig Pacific

Professional Development – Maria Frizzell, Schaefer Systems International

Past President – Carmen Smothers, 3rd Eye

The terms begin on January 1, 2020. For more information about the NWRA Women’s Council, please contact Peggy Macenas at peggym@wasterecycling.org.


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