Role

As the Deputy Director – Solid Waste & Integrated Services, Jeff Mayfield oversees all aspects of the regional Solid Waste System as well as Integrated Services which comprises Environmental Services, Information Technology, Maintenance, and Safety.

The Regional Solid Waste System includes three transfer stations and an operating landfill that processes approximately 1 million tons annually, a contracted compost facility, and a contracted renewable energy high BTU plant that converts landfill gas to high BTU renewable natural gas. The NAFA award winning Fleet Department responsibly manages more than 400 on-road and off-road rolling stock. Environmental Services is comprised of Environmental Monitoring, Laboratory, Pretreatment, and Regulatory Compliance. These departments support the needs of the Regional Water, Wastewater and Solid Waste Systems through environmental monitoring, sample analysis, permit support, regulatory compliance, and implementation of the industrial pretreatment program. The NTMWD Laboratory is a full service facility accredited by The Nelac Institute (TNI).

Experience & Background

Before joining NTMWD in 2005, Jeff started his environmental stewardship career consulting for several national environmental consulting firms before moving to a national waste management company for more than 11 years.  While there, he initially served as an internal compliance engineer then subsequently managed the day-to-day operations for two landfills in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  Jeff then served as General Manager responsible for the landfills and transfer stations in the DFW market, as well as a hauling company.

Jeff is a representative on the North Central Texas Council of Government’s (NCTCOG) Resource Conservation Council which is the solid waste advisory committee for NCTCOG and is the incoming President for the Texas chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America.  In addition, he is serving a six-year appointment to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Municipal Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Advisory Council.

Education & Certifications