Cary is an experienced wastewater professional and has been working in the industry since 1990. His multifaceted experience consisted of working in the pretreatment program, hazardous waste, and solid waste management programs along with assisting in establishing a household hazardous waste program and a community recycling program. He also implemented an operation and maintenance program to ensure repairs and preventative maintenance of the county's wastewater treatment assets. The computerized maintenance management system established a preventative program for all of the wastewater assets within the county's jurisdiction.
Upon retiring from the municipality, he joined a local wastewater equipment manufacturer. During his tenure, he provided field service technical assistance, equipment inspections, and start-up along with customer support.
Cary graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics and Public Policy. He subsequently joined the United States Navy as a nuclear propulsion plant operator and an engineering laboratory technician.
Cary possesses a Class 4 wastewater operations certification, a Class 4 collection system operators certification, and a Class 2 plant maintenance technician certification from the State of Kansas. He is excited to share his knowledge with small communities to help them achieve their compliance goals and to assist in training opportunities as they are essential to meet environmental regulations.