James D. Warner
Jim has served as CEO since 1996. He is responsible for LCSWMA’s achievement of goals and objectives, in accordance with the policies, procedures and programs approved by the Board of Directors. Jim has led the organization through many crucial, strategic moves that continue to position the organization as an industry leader. Under his direction, LCSWMA has prospered financially and expanded its mission to invest in resources and projects that not only fulfill its core mission, but also enhance the livability of the local area it serves. Prior to this role, Jim served in various senior management positions for LCSWMA since his start in 1987. He holds a B.S. in Secondary Education from Millersville University and a M.S. in Geo-Environmental Science from Shippensburg University.
Robert B. Zorbaugh
Bob assumed the role of Co-CEO August 1, 2018. He, along with Jim Warner, will serve as Co-CEOs through the end of 2018, and Bob will transition to CEO January 1, 2019. As Co-CEO, he and Jim are responsible for LCSWMA’s achievement of goals and objectives, in accordance with the policies, procedures and programs approved by the Board of Directors. Prior to this role, Bob served as Chief Operating Officer from 2010-2018. In that role, he managed facility operational activities, including environmental compliance and capital projects, to ensure LCSWMA offered reliable waste disposal services while meeting all regulatory requirements. Bob has served in various management positions for LCSWMA since his start in 1990. He holds a B.S. in Geo-Environmental Science from Shippensburg University, as well as operational certifications from the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). Bob served on the Board of Directors for the Keystone Chapter of SWANA for eight years.
Alex Henderson III, Esquire
Alex has served as the Authority’s General Counsel since January 2017. Prior to this role, Alex was partner in a private law firm serving as the Authority’s independent legal counsel. Alex has been involved in the legal aspects of the significant projects and activities of the Authority over the last three decades. Beginning in 2006, he served as the lead attorney for the Authority. As General Counsel, Alex represents, or supervises the representation of, the Authority in all legal matters. Alex is responsible to plan, organize, manage, budget for, direct, staff and control the legal work of the Authority, reporting to the Board of Directors and the CEO on the legal matters of the Authority. Alex holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Swarthmore College and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law before the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.
Thomas F. Adams
Chief of Waste Processing & Capacity Management
Tom has served in this position since 2018. He leads and manages the business development and service strategy of LCSWMA by diversifying the organization’s revenue mix and balancing the risk of current business operations, so that LCSWMA can optimize its current assets and contribute to the economic growth of the community. Prior to this role, Tom served in various management positions for LCSWMA since his start in 2005, including Chief Business Development Officer. He holds a B.A. in Geo-Environmental Studies from Millersville University.
Michelle A. Marsh
Chief Business Development Officer
Michelle has served in this position since 2018. She provides strategic direction for identifying and pursuing necessary resources to support the varied projects, initiatives and community/business endeavors established by LCSWMA. She is responsible for securing grant opportunities to fund new corporate ventures, as well as managing business arrangements for the organization’s annual capacity transactions and electric revenue plans. Prior to this role, Michelle served in various business development positions for LCSWMA since her start in 2007. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Muhlenberg College. Prior to this role, Michelle served as Chief Business Solutions Officer, and before that held various business development positions for LCSWMA since her start in 2007.
Mark D. Reider
Deputy Chief of Operations & Environmental Compliance
Mark has served as Deputy Chief of Operations & Environmental Compliance since 2018. He plans and manages all operational and technical services activities for LCSWMA facilities, environmental compliance and waste screening programs. Prior to this role, Mark served as the Director of Environmental Compliance. In this role he ensured LCSWMA’s compliance with existing facility permits and regulatory requirements, led permitting and inspection efforts, and worked with LCSWMA leadership to develop and manage strategies for permitting and interaction with regulatory personnel. He holds a B.S. in Soil Science from Penn State University, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Kathryn J. Sandoe, Ed.D.
Chief Communications Officer
Katie has held this position since 2017. She is responsible for cultivating a strong community focus and proactive public engagement philosophy within the organization. She directs the long-term communications and community engagement strategies for LCSWMA, in order to foster the local, regional and national support needed to successfully advance its operations, projects, initiatives and future endeavors. Prior to this role, Katie served as Communications Manager for LCSWMA since her start in 2011. She holds a B.S. in Speech Communications/Public Relations from Millersville University, as well as M.A. in Communications and Ed.D. in Adult Education, both from Penn State University. Prior to this role, Katie served as Deputy Chief of Community Relations and before that Communications Manager for LCSWMA since her start in 2011.
Leslie D. Wireback
Chief Human Resources Officer
Leslie has served in this position since 2017. She is responsible for building current and future organization, leadership and workforce capabilities by ensuring LCSWMA attracts and retains the right quality of talent. She develops employee capabilities, creates career paths for employees and institutes superior internal safety and HR processes, so that LCSWMA has the right resources to fulfill its mission and purpose. She holds a B.S. in Business Management and an MBA, both from Millersville University. Prior to this role, Leslie served as Deputy Chief of Human Resources and before that HR/Insurance Manager for LCSWMA since her start in 2006.