KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Tuesday, October 9, 8:30 a.m.


SWANA Safety Initiatives and Resources


David Biderman Biography
David Biderman is the executive director and chief executive officer of the Solid Waste Association of North America.

He previously worked at the National Waste and Recycling Association and its predecessors for 18 years, most recently as Vice President of Government Affairs and General Counsel. Before coming to in the waste industry, he worked as an environmental and transportation attorney at Steptoe & Johnson, a Washington DC based law firm.




‚ÄčTuesday, October 9, 12:45 p.m.


"A Piece of the Puzzle"
Kevin Kush will present a keynote titled, "A Piece of the Puzzle." This presentation focuses on the characteristics of a quality team member--selflessness, respect, ability to adapt, accepting feedback and accountability. Using vivid examples, compelling stories, and humor, Mr. Kush will teach you to be the best you that you can be and in turn, contribute to the success of your organization!


Kevin Kush Biography
Mr. Kush has been involved in coaching and teaching for over thirty years.  Coach Kush spent 21 of those years working with at-risk youth at Boys Town in Omaha Nebraska. As a head football coach, he compiled a remarkable record of 164 wins and just 58 losses with 13 of those teams finishing in the top 10.


Mr. Kush now shares his experiences with a variety of groups including teachers, youth organizations, and companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in marketing and business education, and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska in vocational and adult education. Mr. Kush was featured on ABC World News Tonight as their Person of the Week.  He is the author of 3 books: The 100 Yard Classroom,  Competing With Character and  A Piece of the Puzzle--8 Traits of a Quality Teammate