Lupfer Promoted to Vice President; Earthwatch Systems Names President

Thomas F. Wagner has been named president and CEO of Earthwatch Systems Inc., Buffalo, N.Y., a waste management, transportation logistics and recycling services firm.

Haley and Aldrich Inc., a Boston-based environmental consulting firm, has hired Diana L. Dehm as senior environmental, health and safety specialist.

Handex Environmental Inc., Bensalem, Pa., has promoted Carl Aspirinio to vice president of business development for solid waste services.

Hank Gillette has been named president and CEO of Eagle Environmental Technologies Ltd., Reno, Nev.

Dennis Slagle has been named senior vice president of sales for Volvo Construction Equipment North America Inc., Asheville, N.C.

Environmental Risk Ltd., Bloomfield, Conn., has hired Ian Karasik as senior associate in its New England region office in Bloomfield, and Ron Poustchi as senior associate in its New York metro region office in Clifton, N.J.

Steve Barnhardt has been appointed regional sales manager of automated systems for the Leach Co., Oshkosh, Wis.

Greenway Environmental Inc., Stone Bluff, Okla., has hired Chuck Trombold as vice president of operations and general manager.

Nicholas Sonntag has been named president of CH2M Gore and Storrie Ltd., Toronto.

The American Forest and Paper Association, Washington, D.C., has named Cherae Bishop head of the recycling department.

Douglas Card has been hired by Safety Vision Inc., Houston, as national accounts manager.

Scott Hughes has been named Midwest regional sales vice president of Voyager Fleet Systems Inc., Houston.

Alcoa Wheel Products International, Cleveland, has promoted Frank C. Pedroncelli to market manager for commercial vehicle wheels.

Zahren Alternative Power Corp., Avon, Conn., has appointed Jeffrey Schulz to national landfill systems manager.

David Rutherford has been appointed regional sales manager for Precision Husky Corp., Leeds, Ala.

Voyager Fleet Systems Inc., Houston, has appointed Beverly Williams national account manager of government programs, and Mark Sperl national account manager of commercial programs.

David Gabrielle of Deluxe International Trucks Inc., Hackensack, N.J., has been named Dealer Technician of the Year for 1999 by Navistar International Transportation Corp., Chicago.

NTH Consultants Ltd., Farmington Hills, Mich., has hired Jim Scott as manager of maintenance management services.

Ecogas Corp., Austin, Texas, a designer and builder of landfill gas recovery facilities, has hired Steven Hamilton as executive vice president.

Kevin Roberts has been named parts business manager for LBX Co., Lexington, Ky.

EMCON/OWT Solid Waste Services, Mahwah, N.J., has appointed Rex Turner senior project manager in the Portland, Ore., office. The company also has appointed three senior solid waste professionals: Robert Werneiwski, senior client manager in Naperville, Ill.; Tom Davide, landfill operations and maintenance services worker in Grand Island, N.Y.; and Dennis Bollinger, project development manager, Houston.

Terry Fouts has been appointed director of Asian operations for Genesis Equipment and Manufacturing Inc., Superior, Wis.

Chem-Tainer Industries, Babylon, N.Y., has promoted Joe Maiello to general manager of the Maxi-Mover Division.

Oei Hong Leong, chairman and CEO of China Strategic Holdings in China, has been named co-chairman of the board of directors of DynaMotive Technologies Inc., Vancouver.

Camp Dresser and McKee Inc., Cambridge, Mass., has promoted Laura S. Andrews to principal engineer in the Sarasota, Fla. office.

Harris Waste Management Group Inc., Peachtree City, Ga., has hired Alvaro Medeiros as sales manager for the Latin American market. Harris Press and Shear, a division of the company, has hired James Stepanek as shredder manager worldwide for its new Harris Shredder Division.

HDR Engineering Inc., Omaha, Neb., has appointed six senior vice presidents: Glenn H. Dostal, Matthew B. Tondl, and Robert J. Yechout, all of Omaha; and Larry Low, Paul Bowdoin and Greg Goodwin, all of Tampa, Fla.

KolnMesse GmbH, Cologne, Germany, has appointed Bernd Aufderheide as executive director.

Michael Cancelliere has been appointed vice president of North American sales for Chicago-based International Truck and Engine Corp.'s truck group.

Debbie Wethers has been named director of promotions and events at J.V. Manufacturing Inc., Springdale, Ark.

Mark Swatek has been named president of Montgomery Watson Constructors Inc., Broomfield, Colo.

Morgan Corp., Morgantown, Pa., has named Craig Fisher general manager of Advanced Handling Systems, a division of Morgan Corp.

Moore and Associates, Atlanta, has hired Connie Abramowski for paper recycling consulting services, based in Wisconsin.

Transamerica Equipment Financial Services announces the resignation of Ralph L. Lewerenz, vice president of business development.

Foth and Van Dyke, Green Bay, Wis., has promoted Marty Cieslik to senior project manager in Madison, Wis.

Trent R. Dames, cofounder of the Los Angeles-based engineering firm Dames and Moore, died in March in Pasadena, Calif. He was 88 years old.

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has named Pierre Abboud vice president of engineering.

George Fenwick has been hired as director of manufacturing at Trail King Industries, Mitchell, S.D.

Genesis Equipment and Manufacturing Inc., Superior, Wis., has appointed Chuck Friedel regional manager for the mid-Atlantic region.

Juan C. Vargas has been named principal engineer in the Oakland, Calif. office of URS Greiner Woodward Clyde, San Francisco.

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc., Bridgeport, N.J., has promoted Robert E. McDowell to executive vice president and CEO, as well as a member of the board of directors.

Integrated Recycling Services Co. LLC, Lancaster, N.Y., has hired Dennis W. Zink as vice president of new business development.

has been promoted to vice president for waste management services for Skelly and Loy Inc., a Harrisburg, Pa-based engineering consulting firm. He will be resposible for the coordination and oversight of projects in areas such as environmental audits and site remediation. Lupfer has been with the company since 1988. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in historical and physical geography from Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pa. He also is a master of science candidate in geoenvironmental sciences from The Pennsylvania State University, College Park, Pa. Lupfer is a registered professional geologist in Pennsylvania.