Committee Composition



Lead Director = Lead Director  Chairman of the Board = Chairman of the Board Committee Chair = Chair Committee Member = Member Independent Director = Independent Director
  Audit Nominating and Governance Compensation
John W. Casella      
John Casella
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Secretary
Casella Waste Systems Inc.

Mr. Casella has served as Chairman of our Board since July 2001 and as our Chief Executive Officer since 1993. Mr. Casella also served as our President from 1993 to July 2001 and as Chairman of our Board from 1993 to December 1999. In addition, Mr. Casella has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Casella Waste Management, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ours, since 1977. Mr. Casella is also an executive officer and director of Casella Construction, Inc., a company owned by Mr. Casella and his brother Douglas R. Casella, also a member of our Board, which specializes in general contracting, soil excavation and heavy equipment work, and which performs landfill-construction and related services for us. Mr. Casella has been a member of numerous industry related and community service-related state and local boards and commissions, including the National Recycling Coalition, Board of Directors of the Associated Industries of Vermont, the Association of Vermont Recyclers, the Vermont State Chamber of Commerce, the Rutland Industrial Development Corporation and the Rutland Regional Medical Center. Mr. Casella has also served on various state task forces, serving in an advisory capacity to the Governors of Vermont and New Hampshire on solid waste issues. Mr. Casella holds an A.S. in Business Management from Bryant & Stratton College and a B.S. in Business Education from Castleton State College.


Michael K. Burke Independent Director Member of Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
James F. Callahan Jr. Independent Director Committee Chair for Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Douglas R. Casella      
Joseph G. Doody Independent Director     Committee Chair for Compensation Committee
Emily Nagle Green Independent Director     Member of Compensation Committee
William P. Hulligan Independent Director Member of Audit Committee    
James E. O'Connor Chairman of the Board Independent Director     Member of Compensation Committee
Gregory B. Peters  Lead Director Independent Director Member of Audit Committee Committee Chair for Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee