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BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
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Richard Abrams
ISRI National Past President (1988-90)
Consolidated Scrap Resources
York, PA


George-AdamsGeorge Adams
ISRI National Past Chair (2008-10)
SA Recycling
Orange, CA

George Adams is President of SA Recycling, located in Anaheim, California.  He has been in the scrap metal business since 1977.

Originally started by George’s father almost 50 years ago as a single scrap metal facility in Anaheim, Adams Steel merged with Sims Metal Management in September of 2007 to form SA Recycling. SA Recycling now has over 75 locations in seven states with almost 2,000 employees and will process 3.5 million tons of recycled metals annually.

Mr. Adams is an attorney who earned his Juris Doctor degree from Western State University in 1984.  He is a member of the American, California, and Orange County Bar Associations.

George Adams served as Chairman of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) from April 2008 until May of 2010.  The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the private, non-profit trade association that is the "Voice of the Recycling Industry," Based in Washington, D.C., ISRI represents more than 1,600 private, for-profit companies that process, broker, and industrially consume scrap commodities, including ferrous and nonferrous metals, paper, electronics, rubber, plastics, glass, and textiles. Among its services, ISRI provides education, training, advocacy, and compliance guidance and promotes public awareness of the value and importance of recycling to the production of the world's goods and services.

George is author of the book, “Create the Connection” 25 surefire Strategies for Success in Leadership and Life. The book is based on his 40 years of discovering what works—and what doesn’t—George Adams shares the practical wisdom, personal philosophies, and life lessons that have helped him build a small family scrap yard into a top ten scrap company in the country.

George is also very active in local politics and is a major supporter of business, social and charitable programs. He is an Eagle Scout and two of his sons are Eagle Scouts. In his spare time enjoys snow skiing, waterskiing, boating, and camping.

George resides in Orange, California with his wife Joan. They have five boys and one girl ranging in age from 18 to 34 years old. George is 61 years old.


Matthew Applebaum
New England Chapter President
Framingham Salvage Co
Framingham, MA


Sunil-BagariaSunil Bagaria
Plastics Division Director
GDB International Inc.
New Brunswick, NJ

Sunil Bagaria is the co-founder/president of GDB International Inc., a recycling and sustainability company based in New Jersey. He moved to the U.S. from India in 1991 for graduate studies and completed his Master of Science in polymer engineering from NYU in 1993.

GDB International Inc. is a leading international trading company and is at the forefront of marketing of all types of “recyclables” products including plastics, paint, paper, and metals to various countries around the world. The company has a customer base in 65 countries and has become one of the leading proponents of conservation of natural resources by encouraging manufacturing companies to reduce, reuse, and recycle their waste and scrap. GDB International Inc. has more than 180 full-time employees within material handling, sorting, and recycling facilities in five states. The company’s success is attributed in large part to its employees, who have made the company their second home. The company operates on the principle that a company should not only look at the financial bottom line, but social and environmental bottom lines as well.



Dan-BeckerDan Becker
Director-at-Large
Becker Iron & Metal
Venice, IL

As Co-President of Becker Iron & Metal (St. Louis), Dan oversees production, operations, QEH&S, office management, outbound logistics, procurement, and all ferrous marketing. Prior to re-entering the industry in 2001, Dan spent four years as a consultant focusing on change management for M&A, reorganizations, and ERP implementations.  Dan earned a B.A. degree from the University of Kansas and an M.A. degree in Organizational Communication from Saint Louis University.

Dan is a past president and board chairman of the Mid-America Chapter of ISRI.  He also served on the National Board of Directors and as the co-chair of the Council of Chapter Presidents. He is currently serving as an officer for the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) St. Louis chapter, as well as serving on the Midwest BankCentre advisory board. Other interests include reading, music, travel, health, weight lifting, and cardio-boxing.


Dave-BestwickDavid Bestwick
Empire Chapter President
Dominion Nickel Alloys
Burlington, Ont., Canada

Dave has been with Dominion Nickel Alloys for ten years and has been involved with the ISRI’s Empire Chapter for the past six years.  Prior to working for Dominion Nickel, Dave was a manager in the melting department of a mill in Western Pennsylvania. 

Dave has two children and volunteers a great deal of his time in his community.  Currently, he is the Fire Chief for a volunteer organization which man’s two fire stations and responds to over 400 emergency calls a year.


David-BorsukDavid J. Borsuk
Upper Midwest Chapter President
Sadoff Iron & Metal Company
Fond du Lac, WI


David Borsuk is Senior Advisor Sadoff Iron & Metal Company in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. 

In his 47 year career in the metals recycling industry with Sadoff, he has held management positions in facility management, quality, environmental, legislative and regulatory affairs, and industrial and foundry purchasing and sales.

At ISRI, David currently serves as the Chair of ISEC, Chair of the Audit Committee, and Vice-Chair of Safe Operations Committee.   He is a past Wisconsin Chapter President and currently serves as Vice-President of the Wisconsin Chapter.

David is a member of the City of Oshkosh (Wisconsin) Plan Commission and Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Industrial Parks Committee.  He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is married with three adult children.


Craig-BoswellCraig Boswell
Electronics Division Director
HOBI International, Inc.
Dallas, TX

Craig Boswell is Co-Founder and President of HOBI International, Inc. In this capacity, he has been extensively involved in the design, development and deployment of electronics demanufacturing and recycling techniques.

Craig’s background includes nine years experience as an electrical engineer for Texas Instruments, Inc. As a member of Texas Instrument’s engineering staff, he managed electronics design projects and was extensively involved in development and deployment of electronics manufacturing techniques. Additionally, Craig was project manager for the deployment of a major shift in the production process from traditional CFC-based cleaning technologies to more environmentally friendly, no-clean solder technologies. As part of this program team, he was an active member of the IEEE Environmental Technologies subcommittee. This committee was central in developing an industry conference that brought together OEMs, academia, and environmental organizations to discuss key issues in electronics disposition technologies.

As Founder and President of HOBI International, Inc., Craig plays a key role in developing HOBI’s processes and procedures for data security, asset tracking and asset disposition services. He has authored numerous papers discussing end of life electronics management techniques and technologies. Additionally, he is a sought-after speaker on a broad variety of subjects, including data security in both the mobile and traditional IT space, reuse sales, and design for disassembly technologies.  Craig has served as the Chair of the ISRI’s Reuse and Services committee and was an active stakeholder participant in the EPA’s R2 (Responsible Recycling) certification standard process.  

In his current role at HOBI, Craig travels throughout North America meeting with corporations and assisting them with designing systems that allowing them to maximize revenue and minimize cost through proper lifecycle management of IT and mobile devices.  He has worked closely with corporations such as AT&T, Barnes and Noble, Nokia, and Agero to create reverse logistics, asset management, and asset disposition solutions that are industry best in class. These systems focus on data security solutions, cost reductions through innovative logistics management, and revenue maximization through sales channel optimization. 

Craig holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.


Neil-Byce

Neil Byce
Director-at-Large
CW Metals
Monticello, MN

Neil Byce is Co-Owner of CW Metals and Nordic Metals located in Minnesota. While having been in the business for 10 years, these recycling businesses are relatively new. His partner, Grant VanWyngeeren, owns Crow Wing Recycling along with being partner in both Nordic and CW Metals. Prior to this, Neil served as CFO for Holmes Recycling Services located in Minnesota.

Neil has been involved with the Northwest Chapter for six years serving in multiple roles. Currently, Neil is the President of the Northwest Chapter. Neil also serves ISRI National as Vice-Chair of the Finance Committee and Chair of the Investment Committee.

Originally from Northern Ohio, Neil moved to Minnesota to attend college and was drawn to stay in Minnesota. Both parents are from there and it was a natural fit as they spent summers there as a family as he was growing up. He attended the University of Minnesota where he met his wife, Amber. He has two children; Sawyer (12) and Landry (9).

His commitment to his community is extremely important. He has served a school board in northern Minnesota for six years as the Vice-chair, Chair and currently as past Chair. He served as Treasurer and Vice Chair of the Mesabi YMCA.



Joshua Carter

Ferrous Division Director
Integrity Metals
Connersville, IN


Andy Cohen

Ohio Valley Chapter President
Metal Conversions Ltd.
Mansfield, OH


Jonathan Cohen

Plastics Division Director
Generated Materials Recovery
Phoenix, AZ


Glenn Cohen

Tire/Rubber Division Director
Alberta Environmental Rubber Products
Edmonton, Canada


Frank-CozziFrank J. Cozzi
ISRI National Past Chair (2006-08)
Cozzi O’Brien Recycling LLC
Franklin Park, IL

Frank J. Cozzi, is currently the CEO of Cozzi Recycling LLC, an all-purpose metal recycling company with locations in Bellwood, Franklin Park, and Melrose Park, Illinois. He is also a partner in Cozzi Consulting Group LLC. He has spent his entire career of 50+ years in the ferrous and nonferrous recycling industry.

Cozzi is a past ISRI chairman and spent 12 years on its executive committee. Franks earlier ISRI service included terms as Transportation Committee chair from 1988 to 1990 as well as Transportation Chair for ISRI’s predecessor ISIS.

He was President of the Chicago Chapter and vice chairmen of the Chapter presidents’ council 1991-1992. He also served as chair of the Finance Committee as well as the Communications Committee

Cozzi has contributed to his community through his involvement in the Darien Youth Club, an athletic organization for children ages 6-16, of which he has been vice president and club director. He is currently on the board of managers for the Valentine Boys & Girls Club of Chicago. In 1994, the Italian American Executives of Transportation named him Professional Man of the Year for his contributions to the scrap metal industry.

Cozzi graduated from the OPM program at Harvard Business School in 1991 and continues to participate in alumni activities.


SDSean Daoud

Pacific Northwest Chapter President
PNW Metal Recycling
Longview, WA


Joel-DenboJoel Denbo
ISRI National Past Chair (2004-06)
SA Recycling, LLC
East Point, GA

Joel has been in the recycling industry since his graduation from the University of Texas in 1976. He joined his family business, Denbo Iron & Metal Co., Inc. of Decatur, Alabama. In 2000, he headed the formation of Tennessee Valley Recycling LLC through the merging of related family businesses and other businesses he had ownership of. In 2017 he sold TVR to SA Recycling and has assumed the post of Regional Director of Special Projects, SE Region.

Joel has served on many ISRI committees and task groups over the years and ultimately became ISRI’s chair.

Joel is married to Sara and they have three children and 5 grandchildren. He is an amateur historian and a pleasure runner. He has recently relocated to Brookhaven, Georgia.


Jarred Dorfman

New Jersey Chapter President
State Metal Industries Co, Inc.
Camden, NJ


Adam-DumesAdam Dumes
Director-at-Large
Cohen Recycling
Middletown, OH

Adam Dumes is a Vice President at Cohen Recycling, founded in 1924, and the CEO of Cobalt, Cohen’s ITAD subsidiary. He earned a B.S. in Biology and Anthropology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. After completing his education, he joined the family business (4th generation).

Adam started in the nonferrous operations and managed outside projects until becoming a ferrous buyer. He then became a general manager, spearheaded Cohen’s marketing efforts, and helped found Cohen’s e-waste recycling division. The electronics division was rebranded as Cobalt and launched a subsidiary of Cohen. Adam oversees the commercial side (buying and selling) of multiple Cohen products and services, including ferrous metals and electronics.

Adam has been actively involved in ISRI for almost 10 years and currently serves at the chapter and national level.  He is the Ohio Valley Chapter Immediate Past President, and holds the titles of National Director at Large, Secretary of the Ferrous Division, and Chair of the State Sub-Committee.

Adam is active in the community and supports many sustainability organizations and projects such as Green Umbrella and The Greater Cincinnati Green Business Council (GCGBC). Other interests include golf, playing guitar, and chasing around 8 year old Jake, and 7 year old Sam.


 


Marvin Finkelstein

Nonferrous Division Director
Kripke Enterprises Inc.
Toledo, OH


Leonard Formato

New York Chapter President
Empire Metal Trading LLC
Brooklyn, NY


Neal Frey
Scrap Tire Processors Chapter President
Entech Inc
Middlebury, IN

 

Arnold-GachmanArnold G. Gachman
ISRI National Past President (1990-92)
Gamtex Industries LP
Fort Worth, TX

Arnold G. Gachman, owner of Gamtex Industries, a 104-year-old family business, has over 55 years in the metalworking industry. He attended public school in Ft. Worth and graduated from R. L. Paschal High. He received his BBA degree in Financial Management from T. C. U.

He is Past National President of ISRI, the trade association for recycling of ferrous & non-ferrous metals, glass, paper & plastic. Past Chair NASCOOP, Past Chair Ft. Worth Human Relations Commission, Past Vice Chair TCEQ, SBAC, Founding Board member of the Texas Cast Metals Association, and Vice President of The Recycling Council of Texas. He received the ISRI Lifetime Achievement Award.

Arnold was Chair of Trustees of Baylor Scott and White All Saints Hospital and Board Member of Sammons Transplant Institute at Baylor Medical, Board member Presbyterian Night Shelter, and TCU Medical School Development Board. He is Past Chair of University of North Texas Health Science Center Foundation and member of the UNTHSC advisory board. He received the Person of Vision Award from UNTHSC in 2012. Harriette and Arnold were honored with the All Saints Foundation Moncrief Heritage Award in 2013. Harriette and Arnie were recognized with the Rosenthal Spirit of Federation Award in 2018.

He is married to Harriette Gachman, has two children and four grandchildren. They reside at 1229 Shady Oaks Lane. They are members of Congregation Ahavath Sholom and Beth El Congregation, Jewel Charity Ball, Shady Oaks CC and Ft. Worth Club.


DGDan Garvin

Director-at-Large
Colorado Iron & Metal
Fort Collins, CO


CGChristine Gneiding

Nonferrous Division Director
Intra American Metals Inc. (Intrametco)
Noblesville, IN


Cap-GrossmanCap Grossman
ISRI National Past President (1994-96)
Grossman Iron and Steel Co.
St. Louis, MO

Cap Grossman has been president of Grossman Iron & Steel Company since 1985. He joined the company on a full-time basis in 1975 after graduating from Yale University in 1974, working in various positions, including production supervisor, operations superintendent, and plant manager.

Grossman served as president of the St. Louis Chapter of the Institute of Scrap Iron and Steel (ISIS) in 1983 and 1984. In 1985, he was elected to the position of secretary of ISIS. As a national officer he was actively involved in the merger of ISIS and NARI, resulting in the formation of ISRI. He became president of ISRI in 1994, serving until 1996.

Following in the footsteps of his father, Sid Grossman, Cap Grossman   was a member of the Young Presidents Organization from 1986 until 2002, when he turned 50. Since then he has participated in the World Presidents Organization, comprising graduates of YPO.

Grossman served on the Board of The College School in St.  Louis, culminating with a two-year term as its president from 2009 to 2011. He continues to maintain his involvement with TCS as well as other local early childhood, elementary, and middle school educational institutions.

Away from work Grossman enjoys spending time with his wife, Jen, and son, Jack, playing golf and tennis, as well as relaxing together in their mountain retreat in Colorado.


Jason Grube

Indiana Chapter President
Rochester Iron & Metal
Rochester, MN


BHBrian Halloran

Ferrous Division Director
CMC Recycling
Irving, TX

Brian is Director of Recycling, East Region for CMC Recycling.  He is responsible for planning, directing and reporting all aspects of recycling business activities, including operations, sourcing and sales, safety and environmental programs, financial reporting, capital investment, risk and inventory management, and organizational development. Position includes additional responsibility of ensuring CMC Steel mill ferrous raw materials supply and business development efforts with other East Region businesses.  He previously served as Vice President and Business Unit Manager, Senior Vice President Marketing and Trading, VP Nonferrous Marketing and International Development, and Red Metals Trading Manager.

Brian received his MBA in Finance and Strategy from Southern Methodist University in 2003 and his BSBA in Finance and International Business from Bowling Green State University in 1993.


BH-2Brandi Harleaux

Director-at-Large
South Post Oak Recycling Center
Houston, TX


THTroy Hess

Tire/Rubber Division Director
Mahantango Enterprises Inc
Liverpool, PA


MHMary Hlepas

Northern Ohio Chapter President
Imperial Aluminum-Minerva
Minerva, OH




Jonathan Kragel

Chicago Chapter President
Redline Metals Inc.
Lombard, IL


Doug-Kramer

Doug Kramer
ISRI National Past Chair (2014-16)
Kramer Metals, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Doug Kramer is president of Kramer Metals, Inc., which has been serving Southern California  industry for more than 70 years, specializing in providing industrial scrap metal management and recycling services. Kramer follows his grandfather, father, and uncle as the third-generation owner of the company, which is located in Los Angeles. Kramer Metals, Inc., owns and operates several business units, including Joseph Levin and Sons and Heavy Burning Co.

Kramer joined the company after graduating Pi Sigma Alpha from Whittier College, with B.A. degrees in both political science and sociology.

Kramer has served as an ISRI national officer since 2008 and most recently has served as ISRI chair from 2014 to 2016. He is a past president of ISRI’s West Coast Chapter and served on the Los Angeles County Environmental Crimes Sentencing Guidelines Task Force at the request of then County District Attorney Gil Garcetti.

Kramer serves on the education committee for Temple Ramal Zion and had a board position there as youth commissioner with oversight for the United Synagogue youth activities. He was a 2013 Father of the Year for the American Diabetes Association. He and his wife, Jill, have two sons, Noah and Jonah, and live in Porter Ranch, California.


Linda-LeoneLinda Leone

PSI Chapter President
WestRock Company
Atlanta, GA

Linda Leone is vice president, International Fiber Supply for WestRock Recycling.  She is responsible for providing support for U.S. recycled fiber needs for WestRock's India and Brazil operations, as well as retaining responsibility for their Solvay mill fiber demand.  She is also responsible for developing the recovered fiber supply plan for the recently announced Grupo Gondi recycled containerboard mill in Mexico, in partnership with WestRock.  In addition, Linda plays an active role in initiatives to continue to drive down recovered fiber costs for the internal WestRock mills including inventory optimization and fiber substitution opportunities. 

Previously, she had been in various leadership roles at WestRock since starting at Solvay Paperboard in 1995.  Linda has worked within the paper industry since 1989.


SLSteve Levetan
Director-at-Large
Pull-A-Part LLC
Atlanta, GA


Tony Levin

Michigan Chapter President/ Nonferrous Division Director
SLC Recycling Industries
Warren, MI


ILIan Lewandowski

Associate Director
ShearCore/BladeCore
Superior, WI


Mark-LewonMark Lewon
ISRI National Past Chair (2016-18)
Utah Metal Works
Salt Lake City, UT

Mark Lewon is among the fourth generation of his family to work in the scrap metal industry. In the summers during high school and college, he worked for his family’s business, Utah Metal Works, in Salt Lake City, learning to sort metal.

After graduating from Northwestern University, Lewon went to work for LMC Corporation as a nonferrous metal buyer. LMC was bought by Sims while Lewon was working there. After two years, Lewon headed home to Salt Lake City to rejoin the family business. He is currently the president of Utah Metal Works, which means he does some of everything, with operations heading the list.


Joel-LitmanJoel Litman
Director-at-Large
Texas Recycling Inc.
Dallas, TX

Joel Litman is president and co-owner of Texas Recycling, Inc., a three-generation, multi-commodity recycling processor in Dallas. Litman entered the recycling industry in 1984 after a career in journalism and public relations.

Litman is past president of ISRI’s Paper Stock Industries Chapter. He also served as chair of ISRI’s Paper Division, vice chair of ISRI’s Communications Committee, and has been a board member of ISRI’s Gulf Coast Chapter.

Litman is a graduate of the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. He and his wife, Susie, have two daughters, one of whom (Hillary) is in the business. Litman’s brother, Craig, is the other co-owner of Texas Recycling.



DMDon Majka

Paper Division Director
Waste Management
Buffalo, NY


ZM-1Zachary Mallin

Mid America Chapter President
Mallin Companies
Kansas City, MO

AMAngelo Medico

Mid-Atlantic Chapter President
Louis Cohen & Son
Ashley, PA


Christian Nordhausen

West Coast Chapter President
Schnitzer Steel Products Co.
Oakland, CA

 


 


Shelley-PadnosShelley Padnos

ISRI National Past President (1998-2000)
PADNOS
Holland, MI

Shelley Padnos is Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the Executive Committee of PADNOS in Holland, Michigan, where she has worked since 1984. Previously, she worked as an associate at Scholten, Fant & Marquis, P.C., Attorneys at Law, and as Republican staff for the Michigan House of Representatives. A former president of ISRI, she has held numerous leadership positions within the association. This includes chairman of the Legislative Committee; secretary/treasurer of the Michigan Chapter; ISRI secretary/treasurer; ISRI second VP; and ISRI first VP.

Padnos was appointed by former EPA Administrator Carol Browner to   the National Advisory Council on Environmental Policy and Technologies, Superfund Subcommittee, charged with making recommendations to the Clinton Administration on the reauthorization of Superfund legislation. She was also appointed by former Michigan Governor Granholm to an eight-year term to the Board of Control for Grand Valley State University, for which she has served as chair from 2011 to 2013.


APAaron Plitt

Pittsburgh Chapter President
AMG Resources Corp
Pittsburgh, PA



Mark Rannie

Tire/Rubber Division Director
Emanuel Tire LLC
Baltimore, MD



John-SaccoJohn Sacco

ISRI National Past Chair (2010-12)
Sierra Recycling & Demolition Inc.
Bakersfield, CA

John Sacco is vice president of Sierra Recycling & Demolition located in Bakersfield, California. A past chair of ISRI and Executive Committee member, Sacco has held numerous leadership positions within ISRI over the years. This includes chair of the Leadership Committee; ISRI Resources board member; president of ISRI’s Southwestern Chapter; chair of the Member Services Committee; and chair of the Chapter Presidents’ Council.

He earned a B.S. in business marketing from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles). Sacco and his wife, Monica, have two children, Giovanna (16), and Giancarlo (13).


Scott-SaundersJ. Scott Saunders

Plastics Division Director
KW Plastics Recycling
Troy, AL

Scott is has almost 35 years of experience in the recycling industry and over 22 years’ experience in Plastics recycling.  He is General Manager of KW Plastics, Recycling Division headquartered in Troy, Alabama.  KW is the largest recycler of HDPE and PP in North America and processes in excess of 500 million pounds annually of HDPE (#2) and PP (#5) scrap material streams into Post Consumer Resin.  KW supplies blow molding and injection molding customers.  Scott has been active in The Association of Post-Consumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) since 2000 serving on the Supply Committee, Market Development Committee, APR Board of Directors, Chairman of the APR board in 2010-2011, Vice Chairman of the APR Board in 2012-2013 and is the current APR Board of Directors Chairman.


Sandy-ShapiroSandy Shapiro
ISRI National Past Co-President (1987-88)
Cambridge Iron & Metal Co., Inc. 
Baltimore, MD

Sandy Shapiro is the CEO of Cambridge Iron & Metal Co., Inc., in Baltimore, which is owned and operated by the Shapiro family. It was founded in 1909 by Isaac Shapiro and has remained family owned and operated for more than 100 years.

Cambridge Iron & Metal Co., Inc., proudly serves Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, Delaware, and central Pennsylvania, and has serviced some of the area’s largest jobs, including the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, the I-95 Interchange, and the Memorial Stadium demolition.

Shapiro is a past president of ISRI. He was the Institute of Scrap Iron and  Steel (ISIS) president during the merger with National Association of Recycling Industries (NARI) to form ISRI in 1987. He has served on several committees including Communications, Fair Trade Practices, Finance, Government Relations, Convention, Planning, and Domestic Trade. Shapiro is the recipient of the ISRI Lifetime Achievement Award (2014).


Adam Shine

Electronics Division Director
Sunnking Inc
Brockport, NY


Brian Shine

Immediate Past Chair
Manitoba Corp.
Lancaster, NY


Gerald-SjogrenJerry Sjogren
New England Chapter President
E. L. Harvey & Sons Inc.
Westborough, MA

Jerry manages the development and administration of the company’s safety program and environmental issues, including compliance with all levels of related government regulations, safety and environmental training programs, EHS policies incident investigations Jerry has also received training in numerous employee relations and government compliance subjects and has served as a speaker at various professional affiliated meetings and seminars. Jerry is certified in Hazardous Materials Emergency Response under Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and is certified as an NSC CPR Advanced First Responder, Substance Abuse Training, and Accident Investigation and Re-creation. He is past chair of ISRI’s Safety & Environmental Council, Past Chair of the ISRI; a member of the National Waste & Recycling Association Safety Committee; Vice Chair of the Westborough Local Emergency Planning Committee; Past Vice Chair of the ISRI Safe Ops Committee; Chair of the ISRI Circle of Safety Excellence Steering Committee; Past Vice President Board of Directors Central Mass Safety Council; and a member of past and current ISRI safety focused Task Groups. He is a member of nine ANSI Z 245 Committees.


SSShawn State

Paper Division Director
Pratt Industries
Conyers, GA



MTMegan Tabb
Electronics Division Director
Synergy Recycling LLC
Madison, NC


 



 



Robin-WienerRobin K. Wiener
President
ISRI
Washington, DC

Robin K. Wiener joined ISRI in 1989 to direct the association’s environmental compliance activities. In 1997, she was appointed ISRI executive director, after serving as association assistant counsel and director of environmental compliance. In 2000, ISRI’s board conferred on her the title of president.

Wiener was appointed to the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Steel (ITAC-12) by the Secretary of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative and chairs the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Advisory Board.

She also currently serves on the boards of Sustainable Electronics Recycling International, JASON Learning, and the National Recycling Coalition. She is a past chair of the National Association of Manufacturers Council of Manufacturing Associations, is a member of the Key Industry Associations Committee of the ASAE, and is a member of the U.S. Chamber Committee of 100. She is also a director of the International Environment Council of the Bureau of International Recycling, and a member of the BIR’s E-scrap Steering Committee. Wiener also serves on the steering committee of Electronics Recycling Asia.

An attorney and engineer, she earned a J.D. degree cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S.E. degree in  chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. She has done additional graduate study in environmental engineering at George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science. Wiener is a member of the New York and District of Columbia Bars. Her other professional affiliations include the American, New York, and D.C. Bar Associations and ASAE. She is the co-author of the RCRA Compliance & Enforcement Manual, published in 1994 by Shepard’s McGraw-Hill as part of its Environmental Law Series.

Prior to joining ISRI, Robin worked on environmental technical and policy issues for ICF Incorporated and Uniroyal, Inc. She has also worked for the Washington office of the law firm of Sidley and Austin.


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JWJames Wiseman III

Ferrous Division Director
Smart Recycling Management LLC
Nicholasville, KY



BWBarry Wolff

Southeast Chapter President
Charleston Steel & Metal Co
Charleston, SC



Leonard-ZeidLeonard Zeid

Paper Division Director
Midland Davis Corp
Moline, IL

Leonard Zeid is currently director of the brokerage division of Midland David Corporation.  As head of the brokerage group, Zeid is responsible for Midland’s network of brokers throughout North America.  Zeid’s team manages a variety of commodities, including paper, plastics, metals and other materials.  Midland has been in the scrap business since 1892.








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