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Southeast Berrien County Landfill Authority
1540 Mayflower Rd.
Niles, MI 49120

Monday – Friday 7am – 5pm
Saturday CLOSED
Landfill Entrance – 1540 Mayflower Road, Niles, MI 49120
Recycling Center Entrance – 3200 Chamberlain Road, Buchanan, MI 49107
Permitted & Licensed under Part 115

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At Southeast Berrien County Landfill Authority, our attentive staff is available Monday through Friday to answer your questions and ensure you are 100% satisfied.

Staff Contacts

Telephone Number: (269) 695-2500

Gate House (Scale) ext. 210
Accounting Manager, Richard Simon, ext. 211
Environmental Manager, Emily Peters, ext 212
Human Resources, Carol Neary, ext 214
Maintenance, Chris Lighthart, ext 217
Operations Manager, Travis Keefer, ext 219
General Manager, Tyler Ganus, ext 226

Board Members and Committees



Board of Directors

Meets at 5:30 pm on the third Wednesday of each month

Derek Gordon – Chairman (City of Niles)
J.T. Adkerson – Vice Chairman (City of Buchanan)
David Kuhn – Treasurer (Bertrand Township)
Malinda Cole-Crocker – Secretary (Buchanan Township)
Daniel Pulaski – Assistant Secretary (Niles Charter Township)
William Weimer
David Zelmer
Hershel Hoese
Thomas Gordon
Patrick Swem

Finance Committee

Meets second Friday at 8:00 am

Malinda Cole-Crocker (Chair)
Derek Gordon
David Kuhn
Hershel Hoese
Patrick Swem

Operations Committee

Meets second Friday as needed

Daniel Pulaski (Chair)
David Zelmer
JT Adkerson
William Weimer
Tom Gordon

This committee includes Alternative Energy Committee.

Human Resource Committee

Meets second Friday as needed

William Weimer (Chair)
David Zelmer
Hershel Hoese
Tom Gordon
Patrick Swem

This committee includes Policy Committee and Hiring Committee.


Public Relations

Board of Directors: Derek Gordon
SEBC Landfill: Tyler Ganus