Please vote below for board members for Zero Waste Washington.  We appreciate your participation.

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* 1. Please enter your name below.
Zero Waste Washington membership annually elects board members.  Board members serve for 2 year terms.  The candidates below are running to renew their terms.

All Zero Waste Washington members in good standing may vote (members have paid their membership within the past 12 months).  If you are not currently a member and would like to become a member (minimum $30/year), please click here:

Voting closes midnight Dec. 7, 2018.

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* 2. Please vote below for the following candidates:

Todd Carey
Todd Carey has worked in the recycling and sustainability field for the past 20 years, from the King County Solid Waste Division to the predecessor of Zero Waste Washington - Washington Citizens for Resource Conservation (WCRC). During his tenure at WCRC he had several roles including bookkeeper, database manager and office manager. He also coordinated projects such as the pilot computer and fluorescent lamp recycling programs.

Steven G. Gilbert
Steven G. Gilbert, PhD, DABT, is founder and director of the Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological Disorders (INND). He is a Diplomat of American Board of Toxicology and an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Washington.  In recent years, Dr. Gilbert published his book A Small Dose of Toxicology- The Health Effects of Common Chemicals and created Toxipedia, a free, online encyclopedia on the toxicology, human health effects, and environmental effects of chemicals, drugs, and consumer products. He passionately believes that one of the most important things that public health professionals can do is to widely share their knowledge and scientific information.

Hannah Johnson
Hannah Johnson graduated with a bachelors degree in Community, Environment and Planning from the University of Washington. She has been all over the world studying waste and taking note of best management practices. Hannah has designed and executed waste programs for the University of Washington’s athletic department, and worked as an intern for Waste Management’s Recycle Corps Outreach team. Most recently, Hannah found success in helping Microsoft’s corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington attain Zero Waste Certification. Hannah is excited to serve on the Zero Waste Washington board because she believes in the mission and the drive to engage the community and advocate for more sustainable waste prevention methods.

Meaghan Jones
Meaghan Jones became interested in the zero waste movement when she lived in San Diego and realized how extensive the waste issue is. She became a Master Composter and set about educating her community on composting, recycling, and the zero waste movement. Meaghan got a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Washington and likes to use her science background to pursue zero waste and sustainability options in the community. She’s excited to be serving on the board of Zero Waste Washington, advocating for new waste solutions, especially cradle-to-cradle design and extended producer responsibility. 

Patty Liu
Patty Liu is currently the Recycling Program Manager of the West Coast team of Green Eileen and Eileen Fisher. She holds an MBA of Sustainable Business from Pinchot University, now known as Presidio Graduate School. Her interest in solid waste is focused in closed loop design and reusability.

Melissa Stuart
Melissa Stuart was introduced to Zero Waste ideas as an undergrad at Washington State University. She went on to lead the student body's Environmental Task Force, liaising with the university administration to win environmental gains in campus development projects. Melissa is a non-profit manager and fundraiser. Melissa holds a Master of Non-Profit Leadership from Seattle University and served as U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of Moldova.