Administrators

James Allen

Executive Director

Mr. Allen has been employed with the RCSWA since 1998. Bachelor of Science Degree Organizational Leadership, MSU. SWANA Certified Municipal Solid Waste Manager, SWANA Certified Landfill Manager, SWANA Certified Bio-Reactor. 20 plus years experience in landfill design, construction and management, 10 years experience in Geo-Technical engineering. 

Travis Kiblinger

Operations Director / Safety Manager

Mr. Kiblinger has been employed with the RCSWA since 2000. Director of Landfill Operations, SWANA Certified, he is also the Equipment Manager and Safety Director.

Paula Blankenship

Office Manager

Employed with RCSWA since 1992. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of the business office, including special waste permitting, accounting and human resources.

Sherrie Hunter

Director of Education and Marketing

Mrs. Hunter’s primary focus is public relations, information, and marketing regarding anti-littering, illegal dumping, clean community awareness and school recycling programs.

Tonya Patton

Educator

Employed with the RCSWA since 2009. Gradutated from Marshall University with a degree in Education.  Primary focus is to educate students and adults on current environmental issues and recycling.

Lisa Suggs

Recycling Administrative Assistant

SWANA Certified Recycling Manager. Employed with RCSWA since 1994. Responsibilities include marketing recycled materials, human resources, and managing the recycling office.

John Dunn

Raleigh County Litter Control Officer

Officer Dunn has been employed with the RCSWA since 2012.  Mr. Dunn is retired from the U.S. Army Reserve with 21 years of service.  Retired from the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Dept. after 23 years of service.

Mitchell Barley

Raleigh County Litter Control Officer

Officer Barley has been employed with the Solid Waste Authority since September 2014.
Officer Barley is a retired Captain from the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office where he served
for thirty years.  Officer Barley is also retired from the West Virginia Army National Guard
where he served twenty-one years and reached the rank of First Sergeant.