Volunteer with A&WMA

Make a difference. Support the industry. Share your knowledge.  Advance your career. . . . Get involved now! 

A&WMA runs on the power of our dedicated members and volunteers helping us to plan programs and events, provide editorial content, run our sections and chapters, select award and scholarship recipients, and aid students and young professionals in developing their careers in the environmental industry. 

We have many opportunities for you to get involved, meet new people, build your leadership skills, and serve the industry.
Explore these opportunities or contact the Council Chairs to see how you can help. 
Technical Content 

The technical interest areas have been updated to match the technical committee structure. Log in and update your profile now!

Join a TCC! Technical Coordinating Committees plan sessions at ACE, specialty conferences and webinars. 
Check out the committees and contact David Long to get involved.
Education and Outreach
Seeking judges for student posters and the Environmental Challenge International Competition at ACE 2024 in Calgary. Please contact Ann Teng at

Help plan a webinar and submit a proposal today, or learn more about all of the activities of the Education Council

Young Professionals

Seeking Nominations for the 2025–2027 Young Professional Advisory Council Chair!
Help plan programs to pave the way for other young professionals in the environmental industry, and gain leadership skills, expand your knowledge of the industry, and build contacts with key environmental experts. The Chair also represents YPAC on the A&WMA Board of Directors. Nominate or self-nominate by April 18. 

Are you a writer? YPAC is looking for volunteers to share career tips and content for young professionals in the YP Perspective column in EM Magazine. Contact Nadine de Bruyn if you're interested. 
Membership, Sections & Chapters
Join the Membership Committee! Help recruit members, recognize sections and chapters, and promote the benefits of A&WMA.  Contact Harish Rao to learn more. 

The Sections & Chapters Council supports the work of the local member units in the development of events, activities, and other opportunities for members to share knowledge and connect. 

Get involved in your local section or chapter!  Find your local unit and connect directly via their website. 


Not sure where to start?  Contact the volunteer leader in your area of interest and see how you can help. 
Not a member? Join now and see all of our Member Benefits