Adjunct Board Members

Ray Carveth
Adjunct Board Member

Ray is a supervisor for the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County, Washington.  He became a member of NAHMMA during it’s formation and has been a member ever since.  He’s held every office on the board except secretary.  As President he initiated the annual Board of Directors planning retreat.  He’s received numerous local and national awards for environmental achievement and community service.  In his “spare” time, he owns a small business called Purpleink Solutions that helps non-profit groups understand the art of moving from ideas and vision to implementation and service.   In this capacity, he was recently appointed the strategic business advisor for the newly legal Cannabis industry in Washington State.  He’s probably best known for his NAHMMA awards presentations for both the serious awards and the rather creative (or just plain odd) golden bung awards presentations. 

Cheryl Lofrano-Zaske
Adjunct Board Member

Cheryl has been involved with the NAHMMA board since 2000 and has been the Treasurer or Co-treasure for the past 10 years. A first exposure to NAHMMA was giving a presentation on batteries during one of the first NAHMMA conferences. Currently, the Safety and Compliance Manager for Call2Recycle and been with the organization for over a decade. Responsible for managing material acceptance, regulations, and compliance for the battery collection programs in the U.S. and Canada. During this time was instrumental in Call2Recycle obtaining e-steward qualification from the Basil Action Network, Responsible Recycling (R2) certification, along with becoming a member of CHWMEG. Prior to joining Call2Recycle, was with the Hennepin County Department of Environmental Management. In positions including Hazardous Waste Inspector, Solid Waste Inspector, and Principal Planner for the development and management of Hennepin County's problem materials programs. In addition she obtained Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM) and has earned her MBA with emphasis in operations and MIS and BS in Chemistry.

Ryan Kellogg
Adjunct Board Member

Ryan Kellogg is currently the Performance Manager for the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program (LHWMP) in King County. In that role, he works with staff to communicate the program’s efforts to minimize public and environmental exposures to hazardous chemicals. Previously, Ryan managed public health programs for LHWMP since 2005, including the program’s focus on chemicals policy reform. He took a short break from LHWMP from 2010 – 2012 to manage King County’s Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) initiative, implementing evidence-based policy and systems changes to reduce obesity. He has worked in local government and private consulting for the past 24 years, and is passionate about collective impact and creating sustainable and impactful change. Outside of work, Ryan and his husband Tim are avid cyclists and fans of the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders.

Mike O'Donnell
Adjunct Board Member

Mike is based in the Pacific Northwest and has over 20 years’ experience managing solid and hazardous waste collection programs for private and public entities.  He has been on the board of directors for the North American Hazardous Materials Managers Association (NAHMMA) since 2005 and has been an advocate for industry managed recycling programs.  He has garnered stakeholder support and developed program plans and collection infrastructure for product stewardship laws affecting paint, mercury-containing lighting and mattresses.  He is currently the Managing Director for the Mattress Recycling Council and is tasked with coordinating the launch of state-wide programs in Connecticut (2015), Rhode Island (2016) and California (2016).

Dave Waddell
Adjunct Board Member

Dave has been a member of NAHMMA since 2001 and a member of the Board since 2005. He chaired the Training Committee from 2006 to 2010 when he became President of the Board for three years. He has been a presenter and trainer at every NAHMMA national conference since 2002. Dave's full-time work for the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County, Washington, focuses on high-hazard chemicals found in laboratories and schools and on chemical hazards that pose risks to artists. He's been an environmental professional since 1985. During his spare time, he works with other states and other counties in Washington State to train teachers and school administrators on managing risks from hazardous chemicals and conducting school chemical cleanout projects through his company Waddell Environmental LLC.

Ionie Wallace
Adjunct Board Member

Ionie Wallace was elected to the Board in 2011 and has been a NAHMMA member since 1997. She is vice president of the California Chapter and has served on the training committee that she currently chairs for many years. Ionie Is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist and Supervising Hazardous Materials Specialist for the San Bernardino County Household Hazardous Waste program. Ionie holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science from California State University, San Bernardino, and the Certificate in Hazardous Materials Management from the University of California Extension, Riverside. Additionally, she holds a Diploma in Public Health from the West Indies School of Public Health and a Certificate in Community Health from the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica. She is also a California Specialized Training Institute certified instructor and OSHA authorized instructor for 10 and 30-hour general industry safety courses. Ionie co-authored the 24-hour HHW/CESQG operations training manual which is currently one of the texts used in the SWANA/NAHMMA 24-hour HHW/CESQG waste management class.

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