Officers and Board Members


Ellen Bussert, Program Director

(Membership and Conference Committee Chair)

Shavara Johnson, Communications Manager

Executive Committee


Keima Borsuah, Oklahoma Coop. Extension Service

Megan Waters, Keep McAlester Beautiful


Crystal Bennett, Republic Services

Treasurer - 

Sara Ivey , Oklahoma Dept of Environmental Quality

Past President
Tracy Horst, Choctaw Nation


Michael Patton, Land Legacy

Board Members

Michael Barton, CDR Global

">Zach Benedict,

Kara Berst, Chickasaw Nation

Trudi Logan, Tinker Air Force Base (Newsletter Editor)

Bob Masterson, City of Edmond

Jeanette Nance, Keep Oklahoma Beautiful

Eric Pollard, ACOGOK

Amanda Scofield, Department of Environmental Quality

Bret Scovill, City of Norman

Paul Streets, City of Midwest City


Technical Council

(area of recycling interest or expertise)
Technical Council (formally Advisory Council) members serve as volunteer consultants when inquiries arise in their specific field.

Diana Askins, Tulsa Master Recyclers (volunteer training & management)

Kristeena Blaser, University Recycling

Chris Feeney, Keepin' Enid Green (curb side recycling)

Bryce Hulsey, OK Dept. of Env. Quality (OK recycling vendors / markets)

Chris Knight, City of Stillwater (convenience collection centers)

Julie Maher, Ardmore Beautification Council (beautification)

Natalie Mallory, Full Sun Composting (composting)

Trudy Nevland, City of Ada Recycling (drop-off center/promotion & educ.)

Traci Phillips, Natural Evolution Inc.  (electronics recycling)

Robert Pickens, American Waste Control (Operations, Acquisitions, Marketing, Sales, Education, Transportation, Website Design)

Fenton Rood, Retired OK Dept. of Environmental Quality (solid waste/recycling)

Garmon Smith, Ada Recycling Coalition (Product Stewardship Champion)

Larry Wright, Western Oklahoma (rural issues)