Ray has 38 years of experience in solid and hazardous waste management in both the public and private sectors. He has served as the Environmental Manager for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s statewide recycling program. He has also been a Principal with Camp, Dresser & McKee, an international environmental engineering firm, served as the City of Jacksonville’s Refuse to Energy Project Director, and was an associate with the former Florida Resource Recovery Council (an advisory body to the Governor and Legislature on recycling and resource recovery). In addition, he served as staff with the Florida House of Representatives Environmental Protection Committee.
Since 1998, he has been SWIX’s Associate Director where he is primarily responsible for project development, grants and workshop development and management, technical assistance to the waste management and recycling industry, and administrative assistance to the Executive Director.
He is a current Board Member for Recycle Florida Today, Inc. (RFT) and a past Board member of Florida’s Sunshine Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA).
Ray has a BA from Providence College and an MS from Florida State University and resides in Tallahassee, Florida.