Ronald J. Mittelstaedt
Ronald J. Mittelstaedt has served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of Waste Connections since its formation in 1997, and was elected Chairman in January 1998. Mr. Mittelstaedt also served as President of Waste Connections from its formation through August 2004. Mr. Mittelstaedt has more than 30 years of experience in the solid waste industry. Mr. Mittelstaedt serves as a director of SkyWest, Inc. Mr. Mittelstaedt holds a B.A. degree in Business Economics with a finance emphasis from the University of California at Santa Barbara.