The Coast Waste Management Association (CWMA), a membership association serving the solid waste and recycling industry in coastal British Columbia, are pleased to welcome three new Directors to serve a two year term and help guide the association in the coming years. "The board represents the diversity of stakeholders who make up the membership of CWMA," said Anke Bergner, chairperson of CWMA.
The new CWMA board consists of eight leaders who each serve a two-year term.
They represent a diverse group of organizations, including local government, non-
profit organizations and private industry:
- Jeff Ainge, Zero Waste Coordinator, Regional District of Nanaimo
- Anke Bergner, Solid Waste Planner, Capital Regional District
- Avery Gottfried, Solid Waste Planning Engineer, Tetra Tech EBA Inc
- Peter Grant, Manager, Salt Spring Island Community Services
- Harmony Huffman, Senior Environmental Technologist, Cowichan Valley Regional District
- Jerry Kupiak, Owner, Sun Coast Waste
- Mark Kurschner, President, Product Care Association
- Jacqueline Tudor-Jones, Account Coordinator, Vancouver Island, Cascades Recovery Inc
"We rely on the wisdom and experience of waste and recycling professionals to
ensure we meet our objectives to encourage and promote the development of local
solutions for the management of waste,” said CWMA executive director Will
Burrows. “I believe our board represents the industry well with professional and
dedicated individuals that can expertly guide us to increase awareness and
understanding of issues, problems, and opportunities related to waste management.”
About Coast Waste Management Association
Coast Waste Management Association is a membership association serving the solid
waste industry in coastal British Columbia.
We are made up of approximately 150 member organizations, drawing from the
private sector, local and regional governments and non-profit organizations on
Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, Sunshine Coast and Coastal BC.
CWMA members are involved in such diverse activities as recycling, composting,
deconstruction, extended product stewardship, waste disposal, environmental
education and consulting, and managing solid waste facilities.
For more information about the Coast Waste Management Association contact:
250 733 2213