Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC)

Under the Solid Waste Management-Reduction and Recycling Act (Ch.70.95.165 RCW) a local Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) is established for each county in the state. The SWAC provides a forum for the concerns and interests of area constituents to be included in the solid waste planning process and policies. Committee members include citizens, business representatives, waste industry professionals, local elected officials, and public interest groups.

Next SWAC Meeting

Wednesday, November 15th, 2023 

3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Meeting will be held at the Water Resource Center located at 1004 N Freya Rd Spokane, WA 99202 or via Microsoft Teams (see attached agenda for details).

SWAC Member Representing Term Expires
Chris Jordan Spokane County  
Karen Stratton City of Spokane 01/01/2024
Shaun Culler - Chair City of Millwood  
Kevin Anderson City of Airway Heights  
Rebecca Johnson City of Spangle  
Don Stevens City of Deer Park  
Ken Gimpel Waste Industry 05/02/2027
Philip Small Agricultural Interest 12/31/2025
Joel Kohlstedt - Vice Chair Recycling Industry 09/14/2025
Vacant Health District  
Tonilee Hanson Public Interest 12/31/2024
Brian Burrow Business 03/30/2025
Jim Simon Citizen At Large District #1 07/18/2027
Andy Hoye Citizen At Large District #2 12/31/2025
Isaiah Paine Citizen At Large District #3 02/09/2025
Vacant Citizen At Large District #4  
John Dietzman Citizen At Large District #5 05/23/2027