Updated By-laws and Structure Change


SWANA governance changes were effective July 1, 2019. The Executive Committee and International Board were replaced with a Board of Directors  (BOD) including thirteen Regional Directors. Those changes also created an Advisory Board (AB). 

 As a result, the Land of Lincoln Chapter is now a part of the new Region 9 which is comprised of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin.  Members at large in Michigan are working to create a new Chapter which will also be included in Region 9 when certified.  To view the signed MOU  click here. This MOU has been signed by current Region 9 Chapter Presidents.

Also included is a copy of Land of Lincoln By-Laws containing new language to reflect changes in SWANA governance.  This document has been reviewed by the Land of Lincoln Board and the SWANA National attorney.  The proposed amended By-laws are presented to membership to be approved at the annual meeting on September 26.

Links to both documents included below as well:


Land of Lincoln By-Law Changes


**Register for the Fall workshop here!**

Date: Thursday, September 26th 2019
Time: 8:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Village Links of Glen Ellyn, 485 Winchell Way, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137




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What's New with the Land of Lincoln Chapter

It is SWANA's mission to advance the practice of environmentally and economically sound management of municipal solid waste in North America. For over 50 years, SWANA has been the leading professional association in the solid waste field, serving over 10,000 members throughout North America, and thousands more with conferences, certifications, publications, and technical training courses.
Our membership includes local and state government officials; engineering and planning consultants; owners and operators of solid waste facilities and waste and recycling haulers. The Land of Lincoln Chapter offers many opportunities for solid waste professionals, including:
Periodic dinner meetings and workshops with featured speakers on relevant solid waste topics:
  • Solid waste facility tours
  • Annual fundraising event to support award of a college scholarship
  • Annual fall business meeting to elect officers
  • Chapter-sponsored professional networking events
  • Partnership with SWANA’s national headquarters to provide members with education, training and certification benefits
The Land of Lincoln Chapter of SWANA invites you to participate in our many activities. For additional information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Chapter President.

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SWANA Land of Lincoln Chapter
2037 P.O. Box 2037
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60138
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