ROLL CALL

  • Houston-based Waste Management Inc. has appointed Steven Ragiel president of Recycle America Alliance.

  • The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Ronald DeFeo AEM chairman. DeFeo is chairman and CEO of Terex Corp., Westport, Conn. AEM also has elected Scott Jenkins, vice president of Detroit Diesel, Detroit, and Dwight Messinger, president of Power Curbers Inc., Salisbury, N.C., to the AEM board of directors.

  • Bo Eilers has joined Texas Disposal Systems (TDS), Austin, as senior account executive.

  • Larry Cumming has joined Peterson Pacific Corp., Eugene, Ore., as general manager.

  • Richard Brown has been named president, chief operating officer and member of the board of directors of Krause Corp., Hutchinson, Kan. Krause Corp.'s solid waste equipment division operates under the name K-PAC.

  • Skelly and Loy Inc., Harrisburg, Pa., has announced several promotions including: Sandra K. Basehore, vice president of environmental sales; Thomas C. East, assistant vice president of cultural resources; Andrew M. Brookens, regional director of natural resources and assistant office manager; Marintha K. Bower, director of NEPA/transportation services; Paul J. DeAngelo natural resources analysis director; and Steven B. Deck as director of planning.

  • Allied Waste Industries Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., has appointed James W. Crownover and Lawrence V. Jackson to its Board of Directors.
  • Cheryl L. Dunson has been appointed to the Keep Tennessee Beautiful Advisory Council for the 2002 to 2004 term. Dunson is with Santek Environmental, Cleveland.

  • Cheryl Peace has been appointed to the California Integrated Waste Management Board, Sacramento.

  • ABB Automation Technologies Inc., New Berlin, Wis., has named Ken Graber senior public relations coordinator.

  • McNeilus Companies Inc., Dodge Center, Minn., has expanded its refuse hauling sales organization to include Scott Edelbach, Rob Strange and Chris Elvanian, zone sales managers for the Eastern United States.

  • Charles A. Gogel is plant manager of City Carton Co., Iowa City, Iowa.

  • Arcadis, Denver, has named Dennis Kamber water and waste business practice director for the United States.

  • Futura Coatings Inc., St. Louis, has hired Bruce Ellis as national technical and sales specialist for pipeline coatings.

  • John F. Boss is now senior project manager in the solid waste practice of Gannett Fleming, San Francisco.

  • Gary Ciapetta has joined suspension manufacturer Hendrickson International, Woodridge, Ill., as director of national accounts.

  • Vic Tedesco has been appointed the 39th president of the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA), Farmington Hills, Mich., and Tom Rawson, Harley J. Westfall, Steven Sill, Stan Coveleskie and Dennis Jones are the five newly elected members on the NTEA Board of Trustees.

  • John Foord has been appointed vice president and general manager of Wittke Inc., Medicine Hat, Alberta.

  • Bruce Yakley has been promoted vice president and general manager of Leach Co., Oshkosh, Wis.

  • PC Scale Inc., Oxford, Pa., has hired David L. Jenkins as vice president of sales and marketing.

  • Mike Waters of Waters Truck & Tractor Co., Columbus, Miss., was named 2002 International Truck Dealer of the Year. International is based in Warrenville, Ill.

  • Donald Poland Jr. has been named president of SKF Service Division North America.

  • Jim Hoban has been named general sales manager for Hansen International, Lexington, S.C.

  • StacoSwitch, Costa Mesa, Calif., has hired Kevin Judd as marketing manager.

  • Greg M. Graves is president and CEO of Kansas City, Mo.-based engineering firm Burns & McDonnell.

  • Changing World Technologies Inc., West Hempstead, N.Y., has hired Terry Adams as chief technology officer. Christine A. Hadjigeorge has ben appointed chief financial officer.

  • Mel Love is national rental manager and Jeff Clouser is Northeast territory manager for Cincinnati-based Finn Corp. Ed Garrido also was appointed International Sales Manager.

  • Dana Corp., Toledo, Ohio, has hired Frank Sheehan for vice president global sales, marketing and product planning.