Melissa Mercier, Treasurer

Melissa is the Director of Organics & Sustainability for Uribe Refuse Services, where she oversees Waste to Energy Lincoln, LLC. Melissa is working to develop and implement new and innovative sustainable waste management solutions.  She focuses on growing...

Jack MacLean

Jack MacLean joined the Board in 2023 after years of membership with the NRC. Jack works for Casella Resource Solutions as a National Account Manager as part of the Healthcare Solutions line of business.  In this role, Jack works directly with large scale waste...

Rich Woodson

Rich Woodson is a steward of sustainable solutions and committed to pioneering innovative approaches that connect sustainability and energy goals from design to execution. For more than twenty years, he has provided oversite on design solutions and enhanced the...

Willa DiCostanzo, Vice President

Willa DiCostanzo is the Waste Diversion Coordinator for the City of Lincoln. Willa has a degree in Environmental Studies and English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and has worked for the City of Lincoln for nearly eight years in a variety of positions. Most...

Suzanne Gates

Suzanne Gates is a Sustainability Manager at Kyndryl. She is a environmental compliance and sustainability specialist with over 20 years’ experience in the biotechnology field with emphasis in ISO management systems. She has guided organizations through evolving food...

Kim Burge

Kim Burge has worked in a full range of fundraising roles for 20 years. In 2016, she started her own coaching business to help non-profits exceed their goals. During this time, she has also done work for the North Central Ne RC&D as they have shifted to a new...