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Mr. Steven Christman, S.C.

Executive Director - IB Region 4,
Northeast Indiana SW Management District

Contact Details

Northeast Indiana SW Management District
PO Box 370
2320 West 800 South
Ashley, IN
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Bio

Steven P. Christman, QEP Steve has been involved in solid and hazardous waste management since 1976. Beginning his career that summer sampling monitoring wells at local landfills two years before graduating from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science in 1978. Serving 30 years in the field of Environmental Science as a degreed professional, Steve has worked for private consulting firms, regulatory agencies, and local units of government. Over the course of these 30 years Steve has been involved in municipal and industrial waste water treatment, ground water monitoring, hazardous materials emergency response, municipal and industrial recycling, waste minimization programs, has operated a landfill, a materials recovery facility, and yard waste composting facilities. Recycling programs have been a part of Steve’s career since it began with many of these programs designed and implemented by Steve from the ground up. The first certified in Indiana as a compost systems operator, Steve now teaches a composting class at the national level as well as manager of landfill operations, waste screening, health and safety and other professional certification courses. Currently serving as the Executive Director of the Northeast Indiana Solid Waste Management District, Steve has watched very early recycling programs (prior to Solid Waste Districts in 91/92) evolve into comprehensive, publicly popular materials management systems. A long-standing proponent of Integrated Solid Waste Management Steve understands the valuable role of public and private partnerships in building an environmentally sound materials management system.

Education

Purdue University
Indiana, United States
Bachelor of Science
Natural Resources/Environmental Science
1974 To 1978

Job History

Northeast Indiana Solid Waste Management District
Executive Director
Ashley, IN, United States
June 1991 - present