Want to help out for an afternoon or more, have fun and develop a new skill or freshen old ones? NCRA has a collaborative committee system and volunteer opportunities of all kinds, durations and levels! To see current opportunities, click on Volunteers Needed Categories sidebar at right.

NCRA has five committees. Some meet by phone and email; a few have face to face meetings.

Communications: The CC works with all NCRA committees and partner groups to insure our Zero Waste message and events get out to as wide an audience as possible. It is responsible for the website, newsletter, two directories and social media. Read more… Chair: Portia Sinnott

Finance: Led by the Treasurer, the finance committee is responsible for accounting reports and budgets. Chair: David Krueger

Membership, Engagement and Activities : Read more… Co-Chairs: Tim Dewey-Mattia and Alexandra Hoffman

Zero Waste Advocacy:  NCRA’s action arm to strive towards Zero Waste, we encourage communities to incorporate waste reduction, reuse, recycling, salvaging, and composting as the principle parts of their discard management systems. We advocate long-range policies that facilitate these practices. We try to rock the boat NCRA style. Read more… Co-Chairs: John Moore and Doug Brooms

Elections: This committee manages the Board of Directors Election process. Work begins with the Fall release of the Call for Nominations and culminates at the January meeting. Chair: Portia Sinnott

Zero Food Waste Committee, an ad-hoc subcommittee of the Zero Waste Advocacy assisting with the development of the Zero Food Waste Forum, Chair: Susan Blachman