David Smith has been a licensed professional engineer in the Province of Ontario for the last 24 years.
He is the Associate Director, Waste Management Engineering and Compliance with the Regional Municipality of Niagara (Ontario).
Mr. Smith is responsible for Niagara Region’s solid waste management capital program and compliance issues. Prior to joining Niagara Region, he was a Waste Management Engineer with the City of St. Catharines (Ontario) and the Regional Municipality of Halton (Ontario).
David Smith received a Bachelor of Science Degree (Civil Engineering) from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario in 1982 and a Master of Engineering Degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario in 1989.
He has authored and presented a number of technical papers on various waste management and environmental topics. He is the Regional Editor (North America) for the Journal of Solid Waste Management and Technology, an international peer reviewed journal focusing on municipal solid waste management and technology subjects. The Journal is published by the Widener University School of Engineering and the National Center for Resource Management and Technology at the University of Pennsylvania.