(Washington, DC) - During its summer 2017 Board and Governance Meetings, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the association which serves as the Voice of the Recycling Industry™,elected three directors to its board. Re-elected Board Members David Borsuk of Sadoff Iron & Metal Company, and Colin Kelly of Schnitzer Steel Industries, are joined by newly elected Adam Dumes of Cohen Recycling, as Directors-At-Large, serving two-year terms ending in 2019.
“The addition of David, Adam, and Colin to ISRI’s Board of Directors brings added leadership and expertise that will help lead our organization over the next two years and beyond,” said ISRI President Robin Wiener. “I look forward to working with them and have no doubt that their variety of backgrounds and perspectives will add a wealth of knowledge to ISRI as a whole.”
David Borsuk is currently the Manager of Industrial Marketing and Environmental Affairs at Sadoff Iron & Metal Company, located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. In addition to having been with Sadoff Iron & Metal Co. for 47 years, David is currently chair of the ISRI Audit Committee and Airbag Working Group. He also serves as a member of ISRI’s Circle of Safety Excellence™ Steering Committee. David is a member of both the City of Oshkosh, WI Planning Commission as well as the Greater Oshkosh EDC Industrial Development Committee. He and his wife have three adult children.
Adam Dumes is a Vice President at Cohen Recycling and CEO of Cohen Electronics Recycling, both located in Middletown, Ohio. 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-scrap recycling division. He currently oversees the commercial side (buying and selling) of multiple Cohen products and services, including ferrous metals and electronics. In addition to his recent appointment of Director-At-Large, Adam also serves as the Chair of ISRI’s 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 his two young sons.
Colin Kelly is the Corporate Director of Public Affairs at Schnitzer Steel Industries, based in Portland, Oregon. Colin graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in 1984 from Suffolk University in Boston, MA. He displayed an interest in community service early on in his career and was elected to the Everett Common Council in 1989, where he served for 11 years. During those years he developed and ran several restaurants in the greater Boston area and retired from the food industry in 2004. Since then he has contributed much of his time to community service and charitable organizations. In 2006 Colin joined Schnitzer Steel Industries as the Government Relations Manager for the Northeast area. He is married to Robin, they have two children Ryan and Taylor and reside in Middleton, MA.
The Summer Board and Governance Meetings were held July 17-20, in Washington, DC.
Photos of Colin and David available upon request.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the "Voice of the Recycling Industry™." ISRI represents more than 1,100 companies in 21 chapters in the U.S. and 35 countries that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics, and textiles. With headquarters in Washington, DC, the Institute provides education, advocacy, safety and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development. Generating nearly $117 billion annually in U.S. economic activity, the scrap recycling industry provides nearly half a million Americans with good jobs.