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Board of Directors

RIOS™ is part of the Global Recycling Standards Organization, and independent, not-for-profit organization that is governed by its Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors currently has 12 members. They are:

HoganDarrell Hogan (Chair)
Director of Global Compliance, AER Worldwide 

Darrell has been in the industry for 12 years, serving the roles of Director of Operations and Director of Global Compliance for AER Worldwide.  During his time he has worked with establishing new AER sites and subcontracted vendors around the world, all the while ensuring that their management practices comply with all applicable laws and regulations.  He has served on the R2 and RIOS technical teams, working to make improvements to our industry’s standard. 

Matt Plummer_White BackdropMatthew Plummer (Secretary)
EHS & Compliance Manager, Sunnking, Inc.

Matt is the Environmental, Health, Safety & Compliance Manager at the electronics recycling organization, Sunnking, Inc.  In this role he is responsible for overseeing the QEH&S management system and everything that comes along with being an R2:2013 and RIOS:2016 certified electronics recycler. Prior to joining Sunnking in 2015, he worked as a Facility Manager for several years. Matt is a board member of ISRI’s Empire Chapter as well as the REMADE Institute’s Technical Advisory Committee. He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and a master’s degree in business administration from LeMoyne College. 

Kevin Lamar pic 2 2015Kevin M. Lamar (Treasurer)
CFO, Dynamic Metal Services

Kevin is the Chief Financial Officer for Dynamic Metal Services and Alloy Metal Management LLC.  He is part of the executive leadership team at the Company with a focused responsibility in commodity trading, corporate governance and sustainable growth.  Dynamic Metal Services is a nonferrous processor operating in domestic and international markets. Kevin’s industry experience includes more than 30 years within the areas of public accounting, commercial banking and leading privately held companies. 

He resides in Cortland, Ohio with his wife Jennifer. They have a grown daughter Katie who lives and works in downtown Cleveland.  In addition to Kevin’s corporate work, he provides consulting services related to strategic planning and management for nonprofit organizations across the country.

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Brian Conners
President, SDS Refrigerant Services

Brian entered the recycling industry in 1992 applying his degree to “demanufacture” appliances.   He has designed, built and installed three custom dedicated appliance only recycling plants in the Philadelphia region.  He has extensive operational experience in Hammermill shredding and European “Fridge” plant operation and process design.  Brian also extensive knowledge in the processing, reclamation and destruction of refrigerants.  He was part of the first project in the United States to create Carbon Credits using the Ozone Depleting Substance Protocol in both Chicago Climate Exchange and California Carbon Markets.  He has presented to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries on Shredded Appliance residue and Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety Management systems in addition to presenting at the University of Kentucky Sustainable Manufacturing Seminar.

ShannonFertitta Shannon Fish Fertitta
Assistant Director CACRC (Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council) Baton Rouge, LA

Shannon has been with the CACRC team since 2002; she serves in various roles including R2/RIOS QEHS Compliance Manager & Trainer, HR Manager, and Refurb Sales team administrator.

She is passionate about her community and an advocate for green. She and her husband Jake have 3 children and 3 dogs.

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Dan Garvin
President, Colorado Iron & Metal                                     

Dan is a second generation scrap recycler with 18 years of experience in the industry.  Dan started working summers for his uncle in Fort Collins, CO while attending college back in Minnesota where he is from.  Dan, along with his brother Marty, bought the business from their uncle in 2014 and now operate three scrap yards.  Dan is married to Susan, and together they have one daughter, Blake.

J Miller PortraitJeremy Miller 
Wm. Miller Scrap Iron & Metal Co., CFO

Jeremy is a fourth generation scrap recycler – His responsibilities include overseeing accounting functions, QEH&S management program, business development, domestic and global non-ferrous and eScrap sales.

Brian Shine PhotoBrian Shine
President, Manitoba Corporation

Brian Shine is a fourth-generation nonferrous metals recycler and president of Manitoba Corporation, which operates two plants: Lancaster (Buffalo), NY and St. Louis, MO with a primary focus on processing high-grade copper scrap.

Shine has held many leadership positions within ISRI, including membership committee chairman, audit committee chairman, and member of the board of directors. In addition, he served as president of the ISRI Empire State Chapter from 2004-2006.

Shine graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and also obtained a certificate from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University of Buffalo, where he has since mentored a dozen candidates through the program. He also is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and a graduate of Leadership Buffalo.

gypsytuckerGypsy Tucker
Deputy Chief of Business Operations, Schnitzer Steel Industries

Gypsy Tucker has 15 years of experience in the metals recycling industry and almost 25 years of experience in internal audit and compliance. She holds a B.A. in economics.

VenhausScott Venhaus
Vice President, Global Supply Chain Quantum 

Scott is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations while leading Quantum’s global supply chain transformation initiatives to deliver end to end solutions while driving profitability, growth and innovation.

RobinWienerRobin Wiener
President, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

Robin K. Wiener joined the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI), in 1989 to direct the association’s environmental compliance activities. On June 2, 1997, she was appointed ISRI executive director, after serving as association assistant counsel and director of environmental compliance. In March 2000, ISRI’s board conferred on her the title of president. As president of ISRI, Robin manages the day to day operations of the 1,600 member trade association representing processors, brokers, and consumers of scrap recyclables including metals, paper, plastic, glass, textiles, rubber, and electronics; provides strategic direction for the association, and oversees 42 staff members.