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
Doug Chotkevys City Selection Committee - Cty Manager
Cynthia Conners City Selection Committee - 5th District
Donald R. Froelich 3rd District
Samuel Han 4th District
Xuan-Nhi Van Ho 1st District
Rob Johnson City Selection Committee - 2nd District
Deepak Krishan 1st District
Steve Chavez Lodge 3rd District
Michele Martinez City Selection Committee - 1st District
Brett Murdock City Selection Committee - 4th District
David Shawver, Vice Chair City Selection Committee - At Large
Joe Soto 5th District
James Wahner 2nd District
Chad P. Wanke, Chairman 4th District
Vacant 2nd District
Vacant     5th District
Doug Chotkevys  City Selection Committee - City Manager
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

2014 Meeting Dates

    Thursday, March 13, 2014

    Thursday, June 12, 2014

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Thursday, December 11, 2014

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.