National Recycling Coalition Announces 2018-2019 Board of Directors
For Immediate Release: November 1, 2018


Lafayette, CO – The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) has voted nine members on to the NRC Board of Directors (two members were appointed to fill vacated positions). Elections for the Board were held during the 2018 Resource Recycling Conference in St. Louis, MO. Election of officers occurred at the first meeting of the Board.

The new and re-elected Board Members, listed below, will each serve 3-year terms:

  • Richard Anthony, Zero Waste San Diego
  • Stephen Bantillo, NRC Vice-President, Recycling Certification Institute
  • Nina Butler, More Recycling
  • Susan Collins, Container Recycling Institute
  • George Dreckmann, City of Madison
  • MaryEllen Etienne, Reuse Industries
  • Chantal Fryer, South Carolina Department of Commerce
  • Mary McClellan, Carolina Recycling Association
  • Frances McPoland, Paper Recycling Coalition
  • Lynn Rubinstein, Northeast Recycling Council
  • Bill Turley, Construction & Demolition Recycling Association

The recently voted-in individuals join the following active Board Members:

  • David Keeling, NRC President, Steel Recycling Institute
  • Mick Barry, NRC Chair, MidAmerica Recycling and M2B2 LLC
  • Charlotte Pitt, NRC Treasurer, City and County of Denver
  • Sarah Pierpont, NRC Secretary, New Mexico Recycling Coalition
  • Leslie Lukacs, At-Large, Executive Committee, SCS Engineers
  • Kerrin O’Brien, At-Large Executive Committee, Michigan Recycling Coalition
  • Susan Attridge, City of Buffalo, NY
  • Maggie Clarke, Maggie Clarke Environmental
  • Barbara Eckstrom, Tompkins County, NY
  • Wayne Gjerde, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
  • Susan Gordon, City of Fort Collins, CO
  • Antonio Rios, Puerto Rico Recycling Coalition
  • Robin Wiener, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries

Honorary lifetime members include Mark Lichtenstein, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

“I am so thrilled with the election of these candidates to carry on the great work that the NRC is doing” said NRC Board President, David Keeling.


For more information contact NRC Staff at mailto:[email protected]