NWRA Women’s Council Elects New Leadership for 2021

NWRA Women’s Council Elects New Leadership for 2021

Arlington, VA – The National Waste & Recycling Association’s (NWRA) Women’s Council elected new leadership for 2021. The Women’s Council fosters the professional development of women in the waste industry while striving to increase their business, financial and leadership skills through education, workshops, mentoring and networking. In addition, the Women’s Council offers scholarships to students in pursuit of a career in the environmental industry.

The 2021 Officers and Committee Chairs:

President, Faith Zydowsky, Sierra Container Group
Vice President, Katie Raverty-Evans, Best Way Disposal
Secretary, Cheryl Waite, Perkins Manufacturing
Treasurer, Allia Saydjari, Wheelabrator
Scholarship Chair, Tammy Holzman, Waste Connections
Fundraising Chair, Pam Caron, Risk Strategies
Membership/Marketing Chair, Samantha Podgorny, Environmental Solutions
Professional Development Chair, Special Projects, Laura Askin, M & G Solutions
Professional Development Chair, ABC Book, Katie Raverty-Evans, Best Way Disposal
Staff Liaison, Peggy Macenas, NWRA
Past President, Carmen Smothers


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