Committees of the MNCC are listed below. If you are interested in taking part in one of the committees, please contact us.
The Communications Committee keeps the website updated, runs the Facebook page, and creates the bi-monthly newsletter.
Co-chairs: Ginny Black, Mary Cich
Committee Members: Kala Fisher, Jon Klapperich, Kellie Kish, Georgie Lellman
Compost Site Operations Committee
The former Compostable Products Committee and the Training and Events Committee are merging into one. The Committee will help address issues at composting facilities and plan compost operator training events. Stay tuned for more information.
Chair: Chuck Joswiak
Committee Members: Dustin Montey, Tim Lundell, Kellie Kish, Nathan Reinbold, John Springman
The Financial Committee keeps track of the MNCC finances and expenses.
Chair: Kellie Kish
Committee Members: Ginny Black, Marcus Zbinden, John Springman, Mary Cich
International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW)
The ICAW Committee works to plan events during the week. This year ICAW is May 2-8. Check out the ICAW page for more information.
Co chairs: Jamie Marsh and Kala Fisher
Committee Members: Ginny Black, Kellie Kish, Jon Klapperich, Max Milinkovich, John Springman
Legislative and Environmental Affairs
The Legislative and Environmental Affairs Committee stays up to date on legislature concerning compost state- and nation-wide, and collaborates with the Market Development Committee.
Chair: Kellie Kish
Committee Members: Ginny Black, Tim Farnan, Kala Fisher, Tim Goodman, Laurie Hanson, Lynn Hoffman, Dan Krivit, Dustin Montey, Nathan Reinbold, Mia Thomton
The Market Development Committee works on outreach for the MNCC, on industry wide questions, and collaborates with the Legislative and Environmental Affairs Committee.
Co-chairs: Ginny Black, Chuck Joswiak
Committee Members: Kellie Kish, Dan Krivit, Mary Cich, Erin Longmore, Tim Lundell, Max Milinkovich, Dustin Montey, John Springman, Kayla Walsh, Nick Vetsch
The Membership Committee works to increase MNCC membership and participation.
Chair: Jon Klapperich
Committee Members: Ginny Black, Kala Fisher, Kellie Kish, Chuck Joswiak
Plate to Garden Compost
Plate to Garden Compost are fundraising events that teach about the complete loop of growing food, eating food, and turning food scraps back into soil to grow food again. The PTG Committee organizes these events and helps out where needed. Visit the Plate to Garden page for more information.
Chair: Jamie Marsh
Committee Members: Ginny Black, Jake Duame, Jon Klapperich, Mary Cich, Nathan Reinbold, Marcus Zbinden