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NRC Board of Directors Elections

2019 NRC Board Nominations

Thank you for your interest in nominating a candidate or submitting your own nomination information for the National Recycling Coalition 2019 Board Elections. Elections will take place at this year’s Resource Recycling Conference scheduled for August, 26-28, 2019 at the Sheraton, New Orleans.

Basic requirements for board members:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have been an NRC Member for at least one year OR be a designated representative of a state Recycling Organization that has been a member of NRC for at least one year.

Nominate yourself or someone by completing this form.

All potential Board members should review these commitments prior to accepting a nomination. Additionally, potential Board members should plan on attending the in-person, NRC Board retreat that will be held on August 28-29th in New Orleans at the Sheraton, New Orleans.

NRC Annual Elections and Awards

NRC Board of Directors Elections

The NRC is seeking candidates for the Board of Directors. If you are interested in applying or nominating someone, please complete the following form or share the link with your contacts. Deadline for nominations is August 14th. In order to be eligible for Board membership, individuals must be over 18 years of age and have been an NRC member for over a year OR be a designated representative of a state recycling organization that has been a member of the NRC for at least one year. All candidates must also agree to the following Board of Director’s letter of commitment.

 

NRC Elections and Voting

All members of the NRC are eligible to vote in the upcoming elections that will be held via email during the period between August 27 – 28, 2019. Affiliated Recycling Organizations will be receiving an email from the NRC on July 30th that will include instructions on how to submit their organization’s membership data to the NRC in order for all of their members to be registered to vote in the NRC elections. Direct members of the NRC do not have to submit any additional information.

All NRC members will receive election-related information, including individual access codes, that will allow them to log onto the NRC website to cast their votes for the Board of Directors during the specified election period on August 27th and 28th.

We encourage you to vote during these important upcoming elections. If you have any questions about the Board of Directors elections or your NRC membership, please contact Sarah DeSouza at [email protected]

 

NRC Awards and Scholarships

The NRC is proud to award the Murray J. Fox Scholarship and other important awards on an annual basis at the Resource and Recycling Conference and Trade Show.

Since 1994, the Murray J. Fox Scholarship Trust Fund has awarded over $125,000 in scholarships to more than 70 college students who planned to study in fields related to recycling and waste prevention.

Applications must be submitted by Monday, August 5th. Winners will be announced August 12th.

Submit questions to Jack DeBell, Campus Council Chair: [email protected]

This year, the NRC is awarding three scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each. Recipients will also receive complementary admission to the Resource Recycling Conference Awards Ceremony in New Orleans as well as a one-year membership to the Coalition. Scholars will be selected based on the following criteria:

1. Enrolled in a NOLA area college or university;
2. Strong academic achievement;
3. Interest in the recycling field; and
4. Available to attend the Resource Recycling Conference Awards Ceremony in New Orleans, August 28th.

Click here to apply for the Murray J. Fox Scholarship

The NRC also recognizes leaders in the recycling world by presenting the following awards on an annual basis:

  • NRC’s Lifetime Achievement Award (person)
  • Bill Heenan Emerging Leader Award (person)
  • Outstanding (State) Recycling Organization
  • Outstanding (For-Profit) Business Leadership
  • Outstanding Non-Profit Business Leadership
  • Outstanding Community or Government Program
  • Outstanding (Community/Agency) Outreach Program

To nominate an individual for one of these award, click here. Deadline for application/nomination is August 1st, 2019.

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