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 Flint Webb to get involved. 

Submit your abstract for a platform presentation, poster, or panel session at ACE 2023!  Share your work and advance the industry. Call for Abstracts are due November 15. 
Education and Outreach
The Education Council is seeking a Vice Chair! This position will run from 2023–2025, then will become Chair, and member of the Board of Directors, from 2026–2028. Review the criteria and submit your nomination by November 14, 2022.

Support the webinar committee by reviewing proposals, soliciting speakers and helping to plan webinars. Contact or submit a proposal today.

Young Professionals

Get involved with YPAC! 
The Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC) supports the learning and networking opportunities needed to help YPs excel in their careers. Many of our active YPAC members have transitioned to new leadership positions on the Board of Directors and other committees. Learn more about YPAC and let us know if you would like to be more involved! 

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
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