2018 Spring Conference Presentations

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018

    Effectively Interacting with Legislature

    Tommy Stevens - Stevens Lobby and Consulting, Inc.

    Safety Update

    John Pfleger - NC SWANA Safety Ambassador/Waste Industries

    European Waste Management

     Robert (Bob) Dick - SCS Engineers

    Integrated Solid Waste Management

    Sherry Yarkosky - Resource Recycling Systems

    Lunch – Keynote Presentation

    Sara Bixby - Solid Waste Association of North America

    Recycling Away from Home

    Blair Pollock - Orange County Solid Waste

    Contractor Vetting

    Kenn Webb - Transylvania County

    Michele Sakwa - 3RC

    SWM Workshop-Ways to Minimize the Impact of Disposed Pharmaceuticals on Water Resources

    Regina Guyer – Rising Solutions

    Dr. Olya Keen – Univeristy of North Carolina at Charlotte

    Chemours Update 

    Michael Scott - NC Department of Environmental Quality

    Elevated Landfill Temperatures

    Dr. Stephanie Bolyard - Environmental Research   and Education Foundation (EREF)

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    Landfill Grading

    Bernie Garrett - Garrett & Moore, Inc.


    Pieter Scheer - Smith Gardner, Inc.

    John Fearrington - Smith Gardner, Inc.

    Leachate Collection

    Jeff Murray - HDR, Inc.

    Gas Collection

    David Walker - SCS Engineers

    Cap Systems

    Matt Cheek - Hodges, Harbin, Newberry,& Tribble (HHNT)

    Matt Einsmann - Republic Services

    James Tuttle - Chesapeake Containment Systems, Inc.

     Landfill Optimization: Put Everything On the Table

    Michael Plummer - HDR, Inc.

    John Roberson - Wake County Solid Waste Management

    Landfill Expansion - Case Studies

    Joe Suleyman - New Hanover County


    Joselyn Harriger - NC Department of Environmental Quality


     Geof Little - NC Department of Environmental Quality

    GIS & Database Model to Support Landfill Operations

    Raymond Hoffman - Froehling & Robertson

    Erik Ray - Froehling & Robertson

    Thursday, April 26, 2018

    Litter Abatement Program 

    Derek Smith - NC Department of Transportation

    Solid Waste Enforcement

    Susan Heim - NC Department of Environmental Quality

    Caleb Sinclair - Rowan County Solid Waste

    NCDEACS Update

    Wendy Worley - NC Department of Environment    Assistance & Customer Service

    NCDEQ - State of the State, Compliance and Hot Topics 

    Ed Mussler - NC Department of Environmental Quality

    Jason Watkins - NC Department of Environmental Quality

    Adam Ulishney - NC Department of Environmental Quality