Waste Management Commission

The Waste Management Commission is an 18 member advisory body to the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
The Board of Supervisors established the Waste Management Commission on July 13, 1982. Members of the Waste Management Commission are selected in the following ways:

Ten Members:

Two public members appointed by each Supervisor to a two-year term.  Appointee must reside in Orange County, and may not be a representative of the waste industry.

Five Members: Five city council members, one from a city located in each of the five Orange County Supervisorial Districts, appointed by the City Selection Committee for the County of Orange, California (the City Selection Committee) to a three-year term.
One Member: The Chair of the City Selection Committee or any elected city official designee to a three-year term.
One Member: A City Manager appointed by the City Selection Committee to a three-year term.
One Member: The Director, OC Waste & Recycling, or his or her designee, shall be a non-voting member of the Commission.
The current members of the Waste Management Commission are:
Glenn Acosta 5th District
Vacant City Selection Committee - At Large
John Beauman 3rd District
Joe Carchio City Selection Committee - 2nd District
Cynthia Conners City Selection Committee - 5th District
Anthony J. Florentine 4th District
Donald R. Froelich 3rd District
Rebecca "Beckie" Gomez City Selection Committee - 3rd District
Xuan-Nhi Van Ho 1st District
Brett Murdock, Vice Chair City Selection Committee - 4th District
Margie Rice City Selection Committee - 1st District
Joe Soto 5th District
James Wahner 2nd District
Chad Wanke, Chair 4th District
Daniel Worthington 2nd District
Vacant 1st District
Ex Officio:
Michael B. Giancola Director, OC Waste & Recycling
Doug Chotkevys City Selection Committee - City Manager

The purpose of the Waste Management Commission is to advise the Orange County Board of Supervisors on matters relating to municipal solid waste and hazardous waste management, operation and maintenance of the County's landfills, and other facilities related to the County's solid waste disposal system.

The Waste Management Commission meets quarterly on the second Thursday of March, June, September, and December at 2:00 p.m.

2012-2013 Meeting Dates

    Thursday, December 13, 2012
    Thursday, March 14, 2013
    Thursday, June 13, 2013
    Thursday, September 12, 2013
    Thursday, December 12, 2013

All meetings are held at 2:00 p.m. at OC Waste & Recycling Headquarters:

300 North Flower Street
Room 467
Santa Ana, CA 92703
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WMC Meetings and Agendas

For more information about the Waste Management Commission please contact Julie Chay at(714) 834-4059 or via email at julie.chay@ocwr.ocgov.com.