Professional Sponsorship

July 2016
Lauren Nelson awarded ISOSWO Professional Sponsorship
Lauren Nelson, Barker Lemar Engineering Consultants, was chosen by the ISOSWO Member Services Committee to receive the ISOSWO Professional Sponsorship. This includes complimentary registration for WASTECON in Indianapolis, IN from August 22-25, 2016 and a FREE 1-Year Membership to SWANA and ISOSWO. Congratulations, Lauren!


2017 ISOSWO Professional Sponsorship
DUE June 23, 2017

Are you new to the solid waste industry and would like the opportunity to learn more about the practices and concepts that shape the world you work in? If so, you can submit a short essay for a chance to receive a sponsorship from the ISOSWO chapter to travel to and attend WASTECON from September 25-27, 2017 in Baltimore, MD.

Application Requirements:

  • Are interested in receiving a FREE 1-year membership to SWANA and ISOSWO.
  • Able to attend WASTECON in Baltimore, MD from September 25-27, 2017.
  • Have worked in the solid waste industry for 5-years or less or are under the age of 35.
  • Letter of recommendation from solid waste agency board member or supervisor whom is an ISOSWO member in good standing.
  • Essay – 1,000 words or less – describing your commitment to ISOSWO and your dedication to the solid waste industry in Iowa. Please focus on what benefit ISOSWO will receive by sponsoring your attendance to WASTECON.
  • Completed application form and signed release statement.
  • Electronic submittals are encouraged if possible. If electronic submittal is not possible, submit at least one original and one copy of application form and submittal materials.
  • Agree to represent Iowa in the opening ceremony as the flag-bearer.
  • Agree to present to the ISOSWO board a summary of your experience following attendance of WASTECON.
  • Agree to prepare a write up for ISOSWO’s e-newsletter summarizing the benefit you received from attendance and why other members should attend future WASTECON events. Write up should include photos from your experience at the event.

Do you meet the these requirements to be an ISOSWO Professional? Do you share their passion and enthusiasm for the solid waste industry? If so, please complete and submit the application with associated documents for a chance to receive a sponsorship from the ISOSWO chapter to attend WASTECON in September 2017 in Baltimore, MD. Review the application requirements and sponsorship details. Good luck!

Submit completed applications by June 23, 2017 to:

Dan Bacehowski
Membership Committee Chair
c/o Foth Infrastructure & Environment
8191 Birchwood Ct, Suite L
Johnston, Iowa 50131


2017 ISOSWO Professional Sponsorship Application (PDF)