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Solid Waste Advisory Committee

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) represent Island County's cities and towns, haulers, agriculture, recyclers and citizens. Members of the SWAC advise Island County on all aspects of solid waste management planning, assist Island County in the development of solid waste management programs and policies and review and comment on proposed solid waste management rules, policies or ordinances prior to their adoption.

The next SWAC meeting is on-line via MircoSoft Teams on Monday, September 19, 2022, 10:00AM - 11:30AMThis is an open meeting and the public is encouraged to attend. 

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SWAC Agendas & Minutes

​September 19, 2022

SWAC Members

Jeffrey Hegedus  – SWAC Chair, Island County Solid Waste Manager 
J.Hegedus@islandcountywa.gov     W-360-679-7338 C-360-914-0340
P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239-5000

Melanie Bacon – District 1 Island County Commissioner
Melanie.Bacon@islandcountywa.gov     W-360-679-7354
PO Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239

Carolyn Bowie – WA Dept. of Ecology (ex-officio)
Carolyn.Bowie@ecy.wa.gov     W-425-698-3722
3109 160th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98008

Joe Grogan– Town of Coupeville
Utilities1@townofcoupeville.org     W-360-914-0314
P.O. Box 725, Coupeville, WA 98239-0725
(Alt.Kelly Riepma)

Stan Berryman
– Public Works Director, City of Langley
sberryman@langleywa.org     W-360-221-4246 x13
112 2nd St., P.O. Box 366, Langley, WA 98260

Steve Bebee
– Solid Waste Manager, City of Oak Harbor
sbebee@oakharbor.org     W-360-279-4764 C-360-914-7247
865 SE Barrington Dr., Oak Harbor, WA 98277-3280
(Alt. Cathy Rosen, Public Works Manager City of Oak Harbor)

Michelle Metzler– Public Sector Manager, Waste Management, Inc.
mmetzler@wm.com     C-1-503-936-6036
12122 Bay Ridge Dr, Burlington, WA 98233

Andrew Riggs
– Site Manager, Island Disposal (Waste Connections) 
Andrew.Riggs@WasteConnections.com     W-360-678-5701 C-360-810-1289
P.O. Box 990, Coupeville, WA 98239-0990 

Dar Christopherson
– Member at Large, North Whidbey 
dardiver@comcast.net     360-682-2197
347 S.E. Glencoe St., Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Cris Matochi
– Island County Public Health Dept. Representative 
C.Matochi@islandcountywa.gov     W-360-679-7309
P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239-5000 

Liz Kennedy Ketcheson
– Member at Large, Central/South Whidbey
gizlar@icloud.com     C-1-206-579-9167 
PO Box 102, Freeland, WA 98249 

Dave Campbell
– Owner, Island Recycling 
Campfox52@gmail.com     W-360-331-1727 
5338 SR 525 (Box 730), Freeland, WA 98249
(Alt. Jill Campbell) 

Scott Sebelsky
– Member at Large, Camano Island 
scottsvol-swac@yahoo.com     360-387-8012
406 Vanderlin Drive, Camano Island, WA 98292 

Sara Bergquist
 – Member at Large, Whidbey Island 
sarah.bergquist@wsu.edu     W-360-639-6062
c/o WSU Extension, 406 N. Main Street, Coupeville, WA 98239 

Deb Eidsness
 – Agricultural Representative 
180 S. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island, WA 98282