Welcome to the Pacific Northwest International Section (PNWIS) of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA). Our goal is to be a world-leading environmental professional organization that offers an open-forum for the exchange of ideas and opportunities to network within our professional communities.
Our section proudly serves Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington USA and British Columbia, Canada with eight chapters throughout the region. We are proud of the energy and dedication of our members that makes us one of the most active (and fun!) sections of A&WMA.
Whether you are a student, young professional, or a seasoned expert, we’d love to see you at our meetings, events, and annual conference! Please consider joining a chapter and getting involved!
PNWIS is a catalyst for environmental leadership by providing a neutral forum for discussion, education, and networking on technical issues relating to environmental management in the U.S., Pacific Northwest, and Western Canada.
The Mission of A&WMA is to assist in the professional development and critical environmental decision-making of our members to benefit society.
The core Purpose of A&WMA is to improve environmental knowledge and decisions by providing a neutral forum for exchanging information.
A&WMA provides programs and activities designed and conducted by environmental professionals for environmental professionals.
Membership in A&WMA provides access to a worldwide network of individuals from industry, government, and the consulting, research, academic, and legal communities who engage in the exchange of technical and managerial information.