Unsung Hero Nomination – John Doring

April 10, 2014

One of 50 in the nation!

One of our Green Team members, John Doring was recently nominated by the ACUA for SWANA’s Unsung Hero award.

SWANA, or “Solid Waste Association of North America”, has been the leading professional association in the solid waste field. SWANA’s mission is “advancing the practice of environmentally and economically sound management of municipal solid waste in North America.”

Being nominated in itself is incredible, John is one of 50 in the nation!  It’s been a pleasure and honor to work and get to know John over this past year. He’s a valuable asset to Brigantine and our Green Team. Congratulations. The nomination is below and can be found also at: http://swana.org/Membership/TechnicalDivisions/50UnsungHeroes/JohnDoring.aspx

“John Doring has recently been promoted to the position of Superintendent of Public Works for the City of Brigantine, where he continues to serve as the Recycling Coordinator. John has faced incredible challenges in the wake of Super Storm Sandy, which devastated many homes in the town of Brigantine. He spearheaded efforts to quickly provide disposal options for residents as they dealt with the storm’s aftereffects. John has been an incredible asset to the town’s newly formed Green Team, working to improve recycling in the schools, at the beaches, and with residents and businesses. John’s colleagues speak with respect for this character; affirming that John works tirelessly and without complaining, actively serving on a variety of town committees, wearing many hats and always lending a hand.”




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