Solid Waste Advisory Committee

.The Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) represent Island County's cities and towns, haulers, agriculture, recyclers and citizens. Members of the SWAC advise Island County on all aspects of solid waste management planning, assist Island County in the development of solid waste management programs and policies and review and comment on proposed solid waste management rules, policies or ordinances prior to their adoption.

SWAC meetings are held at 10 am on the third Monday of the first month of every quarter, or as needed. Meetings are held online via Microsoft Teams, the public is encouraged to attend. Microsoft Teams meeting information will be posted here in advance of the meeting. 

SWAC Members

  • Jill Johnson – District 2 Island County Commissioner (Ex-Officio)
  • George Place – Solid Waste Lead, City of Oak Harbor
  • Joe Grogan – Town of Coupeville
  • Randi Perry – Public Works Director, City of Langley
  • Dar Christopherson – Member at Large, North Whidbey 
  • Sara Bergquist – SWAC Chair, Member at Large, Whidbey Island 
  • Liz Kennedy Ketcheson – Member at Large, Central/South Whidbey
  • Scott Sebelsky – Member at Large, Camano Island 
  • Andrew Riggs – Site Manager, Waste Connections dba Island Disposal 
  • Robin Freedman – Senior Manager-Public Sector Solutions, Waste Management, Inc.
  • Tony Rounds – DTG Recycle dba Island Recycling
  • VACANT – Agricultural Representative

SWAC Agendas & Minutes

April 17, 2023AgendaDraft Minutes
Jan. 30, 2023AgendaMinutes
Sept. 19, 2022AgendaMinutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.