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OCRRA Members Speak at Thursday Morning Roundtable
‘Creating a New Waste Management Policy For Onondaga County’ at Feb. 27 Thursday Morning Roundtable
The Feb. 27 session of Thursday Morning Roundtable (TMR) will feature Mark Donnelly, executive director of Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA), and Khristopher Dodson, vice-chair of the OCRRA board of directors. They will talk about the future of the Waste-to-Energy (WTE) facility and the proposed Cortland-Onondaga County intermunicipal agreement.
Prior to joining OCRRA in 2012, Donnelly spent 31 years as a production and facilities manager at UTC Carrier Corp. Beginning in 1995, he served nearly a decade as a volunteer on the OCRRA board of directors, chairing the board for two terms. Donnelly received his MBA from Le Moyne College and a master’s degree in adult education from Elmira College.
Dodson is associate director at the Environmental Finance Center at the Syracuse Center of Excellence, and serves as chair of OCRRA’s recycling committee as well as vice-chair of the board. Dodson also serves on the boards of the University Neighborhood Preservation Association and CNY Jazz. He holds graduate degrees from SUNY ESF and Syracuse University.
TMR meets from 8:15-9:15 a.m. at Drumlins, 800 Nottingham Rd., Syracuse.
TMR is a community program of University College of Syracuse University. For additional information, contact Sandra Barrett, director of community programs, 315-443-4846, email email@example.com, or visit www.uc.syr.edu/community/tmr. The TMR program is broadcast on WCNY-FM, 91.3 on Sundays at 8 p.m. and at www.wcny.org/radio/thursday-morning-roundtable.