June 15 Young Professionals Tour


Hosted by Lycoming County Resource Management Services

447 Alexander Drive, Montgomery, PA 17752

June 15, 2017, 10 am - 3 pm

Welcome & Introductions

Jason Yorks, Director

Single Stream Recycling Building Tour

Lauren Strausser, County Recycling Coordinator

LCRMS Landfill & Cogen Plant Tour

Donny Hassenplug, Customer & Materials Resource Specialist & Kaelyn Koser, Environmental Technician

The Importance of Construction Quality Assurance & Contract Language When Projects Go Bad!

Michael D. Hnatin, P.E. Landfill Engineer

Selection of New GPS System to Monitor Landfill Construction & Compaction

Dave Bonus, Deputy Director

Impact of Landfill Leachate on a Brand New SBR Treatment Plant

Eric Moore, West Branch Regional Authority Plant Executive Director

Wrap Up & Questions


Lunch will be provided.

$15 for SWANA members

$25 for non-members

Register Online (pay by credit card or mail a check)

Questions: contact Chanda or call (866) 467-9262

A "Young Professional" or “YP” is defined as an individual in the solid waste industry 35 or younger. That's actual age, not just how you feel!

What is SWANA’s Young Professionals Group?

We are a motivated group of individuals who represent the future of the solid waste industry. We are passionate about the environment, our industry, and helping each other succeed. We are eager to offer advice, brainstorm ideas, develop solutions, and share in the struggles and triumphs of working in this business.

Why Join?

The YP Group is a resource to help you advance professionally in the solid waste industry. By joining SWANA’s Young Professional group, you will benefit from:

Excellent and valuable networking opportunities at events, conferences, and online; Webinars to help you navigate the challenges of the solid waste industry;

Resources that provide you with useful tools and information needed to succeed in your career; and opportunities to voice your opinion about the future of SWANA.

How Do I Join?

New SWANA Young Professional members pay a special first-year membership fee of $100! Go to http://swana.org/join to join SWANA and provide your birth month and year when prompted. Or you can mail the attached application form to: SWANA, 110 Wayne Avenue, Suite 650, Silver Spring, MD 20910.  Note: The discount is valid for new SWANA members only.

Once your membership is complete, log-in to your MySWANA account to connect with other YPs under the community tab, interact with us on Twitter @SWANA or check in with the YP Linkedin Group.

How Do I Get Involved Locally?

If you are a current member of SWANA or a new YP member looking to get involved with the Keystone Chapter’s YP Group, please contact the YP Liaison, Tessa Antolick.

Tessa M. Antolick, P.E.

Project Manager

ARM Group Inc.

2548 Park Center Boulevard

State College, PA 16801

Office: 814-272-0455 x2205 

Cell: 814-330-3337

Fax: 814-272-0467


SWANA YP Membership Application

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Solid Waste Association of North America

1610 Russell Road, Lebanon, PA 17046

866 GO SWANA (467-9262)

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