Meet the Gold Rush Officers and Directors - 2016/17

Executive Committee

James Moore, President

LMS Administrator
SCS Engineers

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Gretchen Olsen, Vice President

Solid Waste Manager
City of Stockton

Charles White, Secretary

Government Affairs Consultant

Jami Aggers, Treasurer

Director, Environmental Resources
County of Stanislaus

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Joe La Mariana, Immediate Past President

Executive Director
South Bayside Waste Management Authority (RethinkWaste)

Public Sector Directors

Mark Bowers

Solid Waste Programs
Division Manager
City of Sunnyvale

Derek Crutchfield

Recycling Coordinator
City of Vallejo

David Gorton

County of San Joaquin

Rexie LeStrange

Solid Waste Superintendent
City of Manteca

Rick Mauck


Kirk Mitchell

Integrated Waste Supervisor
City of Watsonville

Guy Petraborg

Monterey Regional WMD

Trish Pisenti

Operations Manager
County of Sonoma

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Desi Reno

County of San Joaquin

Private Sector Directors


Ruth Abbe

Abbe & Associates LLC

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Rich Haughey, P.E., DEE

Associate Practice Leader
Golder Associates Inc.

Ambrose McCready

SCS Engineers

Andrea Ramirez

HDR Engineering, Inc.

Larry Sweetser

Sweetser & Associates, Inc.

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Michael Yacyshyn, P.E.

Geo-Logic Associates