SWANA – SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA. OKLAHOMA INDIAN NATIONS CHAPTER. What is SWANA?. MISSION STATEMENT To advance the practice of environmentally and economically sound management of municipal solid waste in North America. What Does SWANA Do?.
OKLAHOMA INDIAN NATIONS CHAPTER
To advance the practice of environmentally and economically sound management of municipal solid waste in North America.
The foundation of most of SWANA’s services and activities
Advance the Mission of the Association (Advocacy)
Training, Education and Information (Technical Assistance, Technical Divisions, Training and Certification)
Research, Development and Demonstration (Grants, Applied Research Foundation)
Unity in Management and Operations (IB, EC, Chapters, Members)
Generate Revenue to Support the Mission (Business Development)
Chapters – the foundation of the association
International Board of Directors (IB)
Executive Committee (EC)
Staff (Silver Spring)
WASTECON Committee Chair (1)
Technical Divisions Director (1)
EC Corporate Director (1)
Regional Council Directors (RCD’s) (5)
Canadian Representative (1)
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer (ED/CEO) (1)
What is good for the Association
If not prepared to work within these potential conflicts, involvement on the International Board might need to be re-evaluated.
New members cannot be expected to understand everything on day one
The system of governance has evolved over many years
Most important things to remember: