The GACC Board of Directors provides guidance and direction for the Council.

Role and Responsibilities

The GACC Board is responsible for establishing the vision and mission of the organization, creating a strategic plan, setting short and long-term goals, creating a budget, ensuring the financial transparency and accountability of the council, developing the skills of board members, donating their time and talents, recruiting new board members, and serving on committees.

Board of Directors (proposed)

The GACC Board shall consist of a diverse Board with a minimum of eleven (11) members in good standing with the GACC, of which must comprise of at least five USCC affiliated members and two Ex Officio members designated by GRC and SWANA GA Chapter.  Only one employee of any particular business, entity, or government agency may be a Director at any given time.

The following slate of members have expressed an interest in serving on the GACC Board for the 2023-24 member year.

Ward Black, Georgia Soil Co.

Jerry Dittman, McGill Environmental Systems

Suki Janssen, Athens-Clarke County SW Dept.

Gloria Hardegree, Georgia Recycling Coalition

Doug Kunnemann, NatureWorks, LLC

David Paull, Compost Now

Ralph Brooks or Michael Snipes, Laurens County SWMA

Lori Hamilton, GA College & State University

Natasha Dyer, SWEEP (Solid Waste Environmental Excellence Protocol)