Training Update

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Manager Transfer Station (MTS) training took place in conjunction with our spring conference this year.  Half a dozen students completed the training under A#1 instruction from Carol De La Franier and Nicole Steglich. As a result, Nicole is now a certified SWANA Instructor and a member of the SWANA International Faculty. Kudos to Nicole and Carol her Mentor! We held two very successful Landfill Operations Basics (LOB) training courses during the month of April.  The first session was held in Vernon  and the second in Whitehorse in partnership with Yukon College. Thanks to all who participated and to our two trainers Reinhard Trautmann and Mark Rowlands.  We look forward to hold our next session this coming November in Cranbrook. A draft training schedule to 2019 has been posted on our website – click here to have a look. The training committee will be meeting soon to finalize sessions and locations…

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Chapter Conference 2015 a Great Success!

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We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who participated in our learning sessions and conference during March 23 to 27, 2015.  The conference was jam packed full of great speakers and lots of networking opportunities. Our exhibit space was sold out and we had a host of generous sponsors support the event. Some of the feedback we received included comments like: “The best lineup of speakers I have seen in a long time.” “Everyone is taking back information and ideas for improvement that will be directly applicable to their operations.Time and money well spent.” “Time to visit a new venue.We have been in the same place for over 10 years!” We have taken your feedback into consideration and next year’s conference will be bigger and better. Here are some highlights: In 2016 we host the SWANA Pacific Northwest Regional conference which only takes place in BC...
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Nicole Steglich Certified SWANA Instructor

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Congratulations to Nicole Steglich, who is now Certified by SWANA International to teach the Manager Transfer Stations course and an official member of the SWANA International Faculty.  She completed all her requirement this past March, in Richmond, BC while teaching the course, under the guidance of Carol De La Franier. Congratulations, Nicole!

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