New ISRI Team Revealed

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Tyre recycler takes a lead role at ISRI for the next two years as new officers are announced.

ISRI Elects New Team of Officers

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has announced the election of four new national officers who will lead the association and industry over the next two years.

At the helm of the team of new leaders is Chair Gary Champlin of Champlin Tire Recycling (Concordia, Kansas).

The three other national officers are: Chair-Elect Brian Henesey of Rocky Mountain Recycling Inc. (Commerce City, CO); Vice Chair Colin Kelly of Schnitzer Steel Industries (Everett, MA); and Secretary/Treasurer Andy Golding of Kripke Enterprises (Toledo, OH). Four directors-at-large were elected: Dan Becker, Becker Iron & Metal (Venice, IL); Brandi Harleaux, South Post Oak Recycling Center (Houston, TX); Joel Litman, Texas Recycling (Dallas, TX); and Steve Levetan of Pull-A-Part LLC (Atlanta, GA). Ian Lewandowski of ShearCore/BladeCore (Superior, WI), was elected as associate director.

“ISRI congratulates and welcomes a new slate of leaders to its Board of Directors,” said Robin Wiener, president of ISRI. “These new leaders bring a wide variety of backgrounds in leadership to help guide the industry through what will be uncertain times moving forward given the global pandemic we are facing. Their backgrounds in EHS issues, global trade, and business operations will help guide us and lead us to new opportunities as the industry and association evolve. Together, we are a stronger ISRI, and a stronger industry.”

Gary Champlin has been General Manager of Champlin Tire Recycling, Inc. for the past 22 years. Champlin Tire Recycling is one of the top ten largest tyre processors in the United States. Along with serving in many capacities within ISRI, he has also been a board member of Mid-America Tire Dealers (President in 2010-11), United Tire Recyclers (President since 2008), Kansas Organization of Recyclers, and the Kansas Landfill Association.

New commodity division directors in the tyre sector for the 2020-2022 term are as follows:

Mark Rannie, Emanuel Tire LLC, Glenn Cohen, Alberta Environmental Rubber Products, Troy Hess, Mahantango Enterprises Inc.

 

About the author

Ewan has been editor of Retreading Business since 2006 and of Tyre & Rubber Recycling since the magazine was founded. During this period he has become an expert on the global tyre recycling sector. He has many years' experience as an automotive journalist including a period at Tyres & Accessories.

Email: ewan.scott@tyreandrubberrecycling.com

 

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