As of November 19, 2012, Jodi Tomchyshyn London will join Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO) as its new manager of policy and planning, the company has announced.
Currently working as a policy consultant in Alberta, Tomchyshyn London has extensive experience in the waster sector. She has worked as a senior policy advisor in the Waste Management Policy Branch of Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, and was seconded from Alberta Environment to New Zealand’s Ministry for the Environment to collaborate on the development of product stewardship programs and regulations.
Tomchyshyn London comes to WDO with a Master’s degree in Environmental Design from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta.
Her work with Alberta Environment included leading project teams on many initiatives, such as developing Alberta’s Greening Government Strategy, amendments to the Tire Designation Regulation, a review of the Lubricating Oil Recycling and management Regulation, and negotiating an MOU for reducing plastic bags at retail.
The Continuous Improvement Fund (CIF) welcomes Carrie Nash – known for her role as Ontario Blue Box Recycling Trainer Co-ordinator – as its new project manager.
“Many of us have had the opportunity to work with Carrie through her role as the Ontario Blue Box Recycler Training Coordinator or through her work with GENIVAR, the Municipal Waste Association and the City London,” said CIF Director Mike Birett in a statement about the hiring.
According to CIF, Nash will be responsible for oversight of CIF projects, including guidance and support for the completion of initiatives, liaison with municipal staff to share data, project updates, and gathering information needed to improve the overall performance of the Blue Box program in Ontario.
Nash comes to CIF with more than 14 years of experience in the waste industry.