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NATIONAL OFFICERS 
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Brian-ShineBrian Shine
Chair
Manitoba Corp.
Lancaster, NY

Brian Shine currently serves as national Chair of ISRI. He is a fourth generation nonferrous metals recycler and president of Manitoba Corporation, which operates two plants: Lancaster (Buffalo), New York, and St. Louis, Missouri, with a primary focus on processing high-grade copper scrap.

Shine has held many leadership positions within ISRI, including membership committee chairman, audit committee chairman, and member of the board of directors. In addition, he served as president of the ISRI Empire State Chapter from 2004 to 2006.

Shine graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State   University and also obtained a certificate from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University of Buffalo, where he has since mentored a dozen candidates through the program. He also is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and a graduate of Leadership Buffalo. Brian is married to Lynne and has three sons, Sam, Jake, and Drew.


 

Gary-ChamplinGary Champlin
Chair-Elect
Champlin Tire Recycling, Inc.
Concordia, KS

Gary Champlin currently serves as national Chair-Elect of ISRI. He is the third generation in the family tire business started by his grandfather in 1950. For the last 26 years he has been general manager of Champlin Tire Recycling, Inc., which Recycling Today ranked in the top ten tire processors in the US.

In addition to serving in many capacities within ISRI, Champlin has also been a board member of Mid-America Tire Dealers (president in 2010-11), United Tire Recyclers (president since 2008), Kansas Organization of Recyclers, and the Kansas Landfill Association.

Gary believes the strength of trade associations is what moves industries forward. Together we can accomplish what cannot be done alone. Gary and his wife, Debra, have six children and 10 grandchildren.In addition to serving in many capacities within ISRI, Champlin has also been a board member of Mid-America Tire Dealers (president in 2010-11), United Tire Recyclers (president since 2008), Kansas Organization of Recyclers, and the Kansas Landfill Association.

Gary believes the strength of trade associations is what moves industries forward. Together we can accomplish what cannot be done alone. Gary and his wife, Debra, have six children and 10 grandchildren.




Brian-HeneseyBrian Henesey
Vice Chair
Rocky Mountain Recycling, Inc.
Commerce City, CO

Brian Henesey currently serves as national Vice Chair for ISRI. He grew up in Duquesne, outside of Pittsburgh. At the early age of 16, he worked as a summer employee at a local scrap company called Vac-Air Alloys, which eventually became part of Keywell, LLC. Throughout high school and college, Henesey continued to work there as a summer employee. After graduation from Edinboro University (PA), he was hired to a full-time position as a management trainee. In 1995, he was assigned the role of plant operations manager of a facility in Houston.

In 1998, he accepted a position as a commercial buyer with Rocky Mountain Recycling, Inc. (RMR), a full-service scrap metal recycling company specializing in ferrous, nonferrous, and other various types of metals. He currently serves as RMR’s vice president and general manager.



Colin-KellyColin Kelly
Secretary-Treasurer
Schnitzer Northeast
Everett, MA

Colin Kelly graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1984 from Suffolk University in Boston. During college he began a career in retailing with the Purity Supreme Company and in 1986 purchased his first restaurant. In the following years he added multiple locations and full line catering.

He displayed an interest in community service early on and was elected to the Everett Common Council in 1989, where he served for 11 years. Since then he has contributed much of his time to community service and charitable organizations.

In 2006, he joined Schnitzer Steel Industries as the government relations manager for the Northeast area and today is the corporate director of public affairs. Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., is one of the largest manufacturers    and exporters of recycled ferrous metal products in North America, with operating facilities located in 14 states, Puerto Rico, and western Canada. The company’s integrated operating platform also includes its auto parts and steel manufacturing businesses.

Colin and his wife, Robin, have two children, Ryan and Taylor, and reside in Middleton, Massachusetts.


 













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