Alabama Chapter

The objectives of the Chapter are:

  • to develop increased professionalism in the field of solid waste management;
  • to develop environmentally sound, economically competitive, and effective systems for the storage, collection, transfer and disposal of solid waste;
  • to advance the practice of solid waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting;
  • to foster the development of viable resource recovery and waste to energy facilities;
  • and to foster a cooperative atmosphere between the public and private sectors of the solid waste management industry through the dissemination of information, continuing education, professional development, and research programs.

Alabama SWANA Board of Directors

Roster 2018/2019



Mr. Gerald Hardy
Matrix Environmental                         
283 Rucker Street                         
Anniston, AL 36205                         

Vice President

Mr. "Doc" Holladay
Executive Director                         
SWDA of the City of Huntsville                         
5251 Triana Boulevard                         




Mr. Mike Thornton 
Director of Coffee County Environmental Services                         
7733 Highway 125                         
Elba, AL 36323                         




Ms. Amber Hoffman
Environmental Manager 
Republic Services 
2730 Bryan Road 
Dora, AL 35062 


Past President

Mr. Billy Cooch
Highland Technical Services, Inc.                         
528 Mineral Trace                         
Hoover, AL 35244                         

International Director 

Mr. Tim Woody
Director of Environmental Services
City of Auburn
365-A N. Donahue Drive
Auburn, AL 36832



Mr. Kirk Kelly
Northern Region Manager 
Thompson Tractor 
3600 Governor's Drive 
Huntsville, AL 35805 



Mr. Eddie Blizzard
Scottsboro Solid Waste
27150 John T. Reid Parkway
Scottsboro, AL 3576


Mr. Chad Scroggins
Environmental Supervisor                         
Shelby County                         
504 Highway 70                         
Columbiana, AL 35051                         


Mr. Ladon Dansby
Managing Member
Alabama Dumpster Service
PO Box 279
Hope Hull, AL 36043



Mr. Phil Davis
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Highland Technical Services, Inc.
528 Mineral Trace
Hoover, AL 35244


Ms. Terri Graham
Development and Environmental Director - Baldwin County
15140 County Road 49
Summerdale, AL 36580


Ms. Phyllis Mardis
AL Department of Health
P.H. Environmental Supervisor
201 Monroe Street, Ste. 1250
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Program Chair

Mr. David Koonce
Manager, Solid Waste, Street and Recycling
City of Florence
Post Office Box 98
Florence, AL 35631-0098


Mr. Steve Cobb
Chief of Land Division                         
Alabama Department of Environmental Management                         
1400 Coliseum Boulevard                         
Montgomery, AL 36110                         


Mr. Eric Sanderson
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
1400 Coliseum Boulevard
Montgomery, AL 36110-2059