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  • May 01, 2020 2:17 PM | Caleb Sinclair (Administrator)

    Hurricane Seasonal Preparedness Digital Toolkit |

    Environmental Enforcement Professionals play a vital role when it comes to hurricane preparedness and response.  Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 3-9, 2020. 

    Click here for more information.

  • April 21, 2020 1:00 PM | Kim Sue (Administrator)

    Gloria Moseley is an Administrative Assistant and Recycling Coordinator for Edgecombe County Solid Waste Management. During her 13 years of employment with the county she has obtained the Transfer Station Operations Specialist Certification and Landfill Operations Specialist Certification through NC Solid Waste Association of North America. She has applied and was awarded several recycling grants during the years through the NC Department of Environmental Quality.

    Gloria has taken on the role of coordinator for Keep Edgecombe Clean and Green, is an active board member of Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe Counties, and is an Executive Committee Member of NCSWEOA.  She volunteers her time with Sound Rivers, KAB of Nash and Edgecombe Co., Keep Ashe Beautiful, Edgecombe County 4-H and NC Adopt-A-Highway Program.

    In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, camping, hiking, and spending time with her 2 children.

  • November 04, 2019 11:39 AM | Susan Heim (Administrator)

    A founding member of NCSWEOA, J. R. Horne was presented with the Life Member Award before his colleagues at the 2019 NCSWEOA Fall Conference in Wrightsville Beach. J. R. served as the Solid Waste Enforcement Officer for Scotland County, and retired from his position in June 2019. Thank you for your service, J.R.!

  • October 04, 2019 11:32 AM | Susan Heim (Administrator)

    2019 was Deputy Mele's first time attending an NCSWEOA conference, and he said he had no idea what to expect. To say that he was surprised when he was called up to receive the Stilwell Award is definitely an understatement! It's safe to say being chosen as NCSWEOA's 2019 Enforcement Officer of the Year was an unexpected pleasure.

    Read more about Officer Mele on the Stilwell Award page.

  • October 03, 2019 10:35 AM | Anonymous

    Minor Barnette was presented the Life Member Award on June 20, 2019 by the Executive Committee, and was recognized before his fellow NCSWEOA members at the 2019 Fall Conference in Wrightsville Beach.

    Minor is currently a member of the Executive Committee, and has also served as President. As the Director of the Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection, Minor serves his community through the administration of various environmental programs including the Triad Region's air quality program.

    Minor is a champion of environmental protection and supports Forsyth County's environmental enforcement program. He frequently uses his knowledge to educate citizens through public speaking engagements and serves as a liaison between his local government and the public. Minor is a member of a number of environmental organizations and attends meetings with his peers in order to remain on top of the latest developments in environmental policy.

    Thank you for your service, Minor!

  • August 23, 2019 10:46 AM | Susan Heim (Administrator)

    Val Chadwick was presented the Life Member Award on August 23, 2019 by the Executive Committee and was recognized for his service at the 2019 NCSWEOA Fall Conference in Wrightsville Beach.

    Val worked as the Environmental Enforcement Officer for Chatham County for more than 15 years, and was a founding member of NCSWEOA who served on the Executive Committee since it's inception.

    Thank You For Your Service, Val!

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