New York, New York — Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) announced the promotion of Danielle Myers to executive director. Myers joined TRC in December 2016 as executive administrative assistant and office manager and was promoted to operations and compliance manager in 2018.
In her new position, Myers will focus on the program’s performance while managing the processing facility and maintaining regulatory compliance.
“Danielle has demonstrated exceptional leadership and resourcefulness throughout her career at TRC,” said Ralph Vasami, executive vice president, TRC. “Danielle started as an administrative assistant and grew through the ranks because of her commitment, work ethic, and willingness to expand her industry expertise. Her strategic vision of the industry and our mission and the challenges we will face make her ideally suited for this new leadership role.”“I am grateful for this promotion because TRC has allowed me to engage in my passion for environmental sustainability,” Myers said. “One of the most important aspects of any position is working toward a goal that improves people’s lives. TRC does that every day by working to recycle
Myers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Leadership, Ethics, and Organizational Sustainability from the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University. She has been involved in the sustainability industry since 2013. Her background includes working with utility companies and their customers to lower energy usage and qualify for rebates. She also helped for-profit companies achieve B Corp certification by meeting rigorous social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency standards.
“I appreciate the support and time that those before me have spent to prepare me for this new role,” Myers said. “I look forward to continuing the organization’s mission and working with our many stakeholders.”
Thermostat Recycling Corp. is an industry-funded nonprofit corporation supported by 28 manufacturers that historically branded and sold mercury thermostats in the United States. TRC maintains a network of more than 3,600 collection sites nationwide and has recovered more than 2.9 million thermostats containing 13 tons of mercury since its inception. TRC assumes all costs to transport and properly dispose of mercury switch thermostats recovered from service. To learn more about TRC, visit www.thermostat-recycle.org.