Ken Zarker (WA) – State Association Representative (ECOS)
Ken Zarker has been actively involved with hazardous waste, pollution prevention and toxics reduction programs for over twenty five years. He is currently with the Washington State Department of Ecology. Ken has been responsible for managing state environmental programs in Texas and Washington State on hazardous waste permitting, policy, toxics reduction, and sustainability. He has served in a leadership capacity at the national and international levels as Chairman of the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable. Ken serves on several boards and committees, including the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) Cross Media Committee, Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse Board of Directors and the Green Chemistry in Commerce Council Advisory Committee. Ken has been working actively to support regional collaboration on green chemistry and chemicals policy development. Ken has a B.S. in Environmental Management from the University of Houston at Clear Lake City.