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Green Certification Program

CMC Green Certification Program
Phone: (931) 217-3332
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Green Certification Team

The CMC Green Certification Program is supported by County Mayor Carolyn Bowers and City Mayor Kim McMillan.

Steering Committee

Clarksville-Montgomery County’s Green Certification Program is led by a group of business leaders who drive the work done through the program. Each Steering Committee member leads for a period of 18 months.

Our Vision for CMCGCP

A community with vision is one that implements programs that have lasting value to its residents and its businesses. Clarksville-Montgomery County’s Green Certification Program is a promising example of the vision that makes this community not only a great place to live and work today but promises a vibrant and sustainable future.
The mission of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program is to help local organizations become better environmental stewards by saving resources, generating ideas and continuously striving to improve.
Our vision is that Clarksville-Montgomery County will be recognized as a leader in exceptional environmental practices because the people of the community embrace and practice conservation, innovation and responsibility for the future.

Our Goals

· CMCGCP will be a leader for energy saving initiatives for the Middle Tennessee Region
· CMCGCP will increase recycling efforts within the community
· CMCGCP will provide innovative outlets for sharing resources
· CMCGCP will become a trusted source for providing sustainability examples, sharing ideas and providing best practice results

Present Members:


Tim Swaw

Florim USA, Human Resources Director
Bill Harpel

Bill Harpel

City of Clarksville, Chief Administration Officer

Aditya Singh

Trane, Plant Manager

Ron Smithfield

Smithfield Manufacturing Inc., CEO
Bruce Johnson

Bruce Johnson

Bridgestone Metalpha, USA, Plant Manager
Michelle Newell

Michelle Newell

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program Manager

Past Members:

Donna Bright: Bridgestone Metalpha USA, Plant Manager
Terry Strange: Hemlock Semiconductor, Site Manager
Jarrod Duncan: Capital Bank, Asst. Vice President
John Hooper: Page & Tuttle, Local General Manager
Kirk Steer: Hendrickson, Plant Manager
Daniel Binkley: City of Clarksville, Project Manager

Work Committee

The CMCGCP Work Committee is a team of environmental professionals who worked to develop the outline for the workshops and also give of their time to conduct the workshops.

Present Members:


Eric Sims

LEAN Change Agent, TRANE

John Brooks

Environmental Team Coordinator, Bridgestone Metalpha USA

Kenny Daugherty

Environmental Team Coordinator, Bridgestone Metalpha USA

Past Members:

Eric Sims; Environmental Team Coordinator, Trane
Tom Caldwell; Environmental Team Coordinator, Bridgestone Metalpha USA
Mitch Bowling; Environmental Team Member, Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C.
Larry Carpenter; environmental Team Leader, Hemlock Seimiconductor, L.L.C.

Community Presenters

City and County specialists in the areas of air pollution, energy, waste, water, and stormwater management commit their time to present on these topics.

Stan Williams

Air Quality Specialist, Metropolitan Planning Organization

Pete Reed

Director of Bi-County Solid Waste Management, Bi-County SWM

Jim Manning

Assistant Director, Clarksville Department of Electricity

Linda Turner

Energy Specialist, Cumberland Electric Membership Cooperation

Anthony Traylor

Water Treatment Analyst/Engineer, Clarksville Gas & Water

John Doss

Stormwater Manager, Montgomery County Stormwater Management
  • 350 ton increase in recycling taken in at Bi-County Solid Waste Management because of educational programs in the schools, CMCGCP participants and other community outreach programs
  • CMCGCP businesses have diverted over 80,000 bottles of water from the landfill
  • Seventy-seven organizations with employees representing over 10,000 households are working to reduce waste in energy, water and solid waste