Education Council

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

Chair:
Shashi Pathak
+1-780-863-1571 
 
 
      
Vice Chair:
Pam Heckel
+1-513-521-4399
 
      


The Professional Development Division of the Education Council has as its primary focus the continuing education and training of environmental professionals. 

Continuing Education Committee

Chair: 
Karl Schnelle
+1-615-373-2592

This committee develops guidelines for and oversees the progress of the continuing education program including course selection.

Webinar Committee

Chair:
Carol Clinton
+1-513-225-5923 
 
      
Vice Chair:
Ron Huffman
+1-412-427-6189
 
      


This committee promotes information through webinars on environmental issues and facilitates information exchange.

The Committee for the  Professional Development of Women

Chair: 
Ann Marie Johnson     
+1-630-541-0603

The mission of the Committee is to draw upon the unique perspectives and talents of women, to encourage women's participation and involvement in the environmental profession, to mentor women in the profession, and to further the goals of the Association. The committee is open to any member of the Association who is willing to participate in its activities. All members are welcome to attend the Committee’s annual program and luncheon at A&WMA’s Annual Conference.



HIGHER EDUCATION DIVISION


Chair:
David Ramirez
+1-361-593-2096 
 
      
Vice Chair:
Danny Reible
+1-806-834-8050
 
      


One of the key objectives of the Higher Education Division is to promote academic activities that will ensure an adequate pool of competent environmental professionals for the future. This Division focuses on assisting students with personal environmental career tracks.

Scholarship Awards Committee

Chair:
Kip Carrico
+1-970-980-1115 
 
      
Vice Chair:
Hsing-Cheng Hsi
+886-2-3366-4374
 
      


This committee develops guidelines and criteria for the scholarship awards program and recommends to the Board of Directors candidates for the annual scholarship program.

University/College Education Committee

Chair:
Sophia Ghanimeh
+1-961 9 218 960 ext 2209
 
      
Vice Chair:
Vacant
 
      


This committee provides a forum that integrates and implements college and university related activities with the fields of air and waste management. Additionally, this committee fosters the professional development of student members and enhances the role of Student Chapters of the Association through the sponsorship of a student program at the Annual Conference, a student paper/poster contest, development of student activities, and the facilitation of communication between Chapters.

Scholarship Campaign Committee

Chair:
Vacant 
 
      
Vice Chair:
Vacant
 
      


The mission of the Scholarship Campaign Committee is to solicit support for A&WMA's Scholarship Endowment Trust Fund in order to ensure continued financial support to students in pursuit of advanced degrees dealing directly with environmental courses of study or issues.



PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION


Chair:
Yogendra Chaudhry
+1-780-447-5050 
 
      
Vice Chair:
Rashmi Pathak
+1-780-791-6454 x247
 
      


The Public Education Division has a dual focus: (1) To develop and provide public education programs and materials on environmental issues; and (2) To provide outreach opportunities for members to become actively involved in environmental education efforts. 

Environmental Education K-12 Committee


Chair:
 Rich Watson

+1-909-396-3753 
 
 
      
Vice Chair:
Joann Held
 +1-609-737-0867
 
 
      


The Environmental Education K-12 Committee develops environmental education curriculum, develops programs to market and distribute K-12 environmental education curriculum and programs, encourages teacher training workshops, and coordinates other child environmental programs. 

Public Information Committee

Chair:
 Rich Watson
+1-909-396-3753 
 
      

      


The Public Information Committee; develops and oversees the distribution of quality technical programs and information directed toward the general public and other specialized audiences.

Scouting Jamboree Committee

Chair:
Tom Herman
+1-502-775-7719
 
 
    

Past Chair:
Jim Ryckman
+1-937-255-1981
    


This committee works with the Boy Scouts to plan A&WMA involvement in the National Boy Scout Jamboree.

International Scouting Jamboree Subcommittee

Chair:
Brian W. Davis 
+1-702-562-8747

      Past Chair:
Jerry Howard
+1-541-273-1496