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:
Mike Alvarez City Selection Committee - 3rd District
Joe J. Carchio, Vice Chair 2nd District
Doug Chotkevys City Selection Committee - Cty Manager
Cynthia Conners City Selection Committee - 5th District
Donald R. Froelich 3rd District
Xuan-Nhi Van Ho 1st District
Rob Johnson City Selection Committee - 2nd District
Charles J. Kim 4th District
Deepak Krishan 1st District
Steve Chavez Lodge 3rd District
Christine Marick City Selection Committee - 4th District
Miehele Martinez City Selection Committee - 1st District
Tina M. Nieto  2nd District
David J. Shawver, Chairman City Selection Committee - At Large
Joe Soto 5th District
Mark Tettemer 5th District
Chad P. Wanke 4th District
Ex Officio:
Dylan Wright Director, OC Waste & Recycling

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.

2015 Meeting Dates

    Thursday, March 12, 2015
    Thursday, June 11, 2015
    Thursday, September 10, 2015
    Thursday, December 10, 2015

2016 Meeting Dates

    Thursday, March 10, 2016
    Thursday, June 9, 201
    Thursday, September 8, 2016
    Thursday, December 8, 2016

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

300 North Flower Street
Room 467
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Click here to see map.

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.