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

Monday – Friday 7am – 5pm
Open the 1st Saturday of May, June,
August, and October only.
Landfill Entrance – 1540 Mayflower Road,
Niles, MI 49120
Recycling Center Entrance – 3200 Chamberlain Road, Buchanan, MI 49107
Permitted & Licensed under Part 115

    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, Jacob Cress, 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)
    Patrick Swem – 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
    Heather Grace

    Finance Committee

    Meets the Friday before the third 
    Wednesday at 8:00 am

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

    Operations Committee

    Meets the Friday before the 
    third Wednesday as needed

    Daniel Pulaski (Chair)
    David Zelmer
    Heather Grace
    William Weimer
    Thomas Gordon

    This committee includes Alternative Energy Committee.

    Human Resource Committee

    Meets the Friday before the 
    third Wednesday as needed

    William Weimer (Chair)
    David Zelmer
    Hershel Hoese
    Tom Gordon
    Heather Grace

    This committee includes Policy Committee and Hiring Committee.


    Public Relations

    Board of Directors: Derek Gordon
    SEBC Landfill: Tyler Ganus