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Executive Director/Education Coordinator

Michelle Smith

Michelle is a life-long resident of Knox County and currently resides in Vincennes. She graduated from Lincoln High School and attended Vincennes University.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Oakland City University and continued her education at WGU Indiana where earned a Master of Science degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She began working for Knox County SWMD in August 2012 as the Education Coordinator/Assistant Director.   Michelle has curriculum development and teaching experience in preschool, elementary, middle/high school, adult education and school enrichment.  Along with other Indiana SWMD Educators, Michelle contributed to the 2013 Indiana Environmental Education Guide for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and Indiana Solid Waste Management Districts.  Michelle has completed DOT/Hazwoper/OSHA training while working at the district. She serves on the VUSI committee at Vincennes University to promote recycling efforts on the VU campus.  Michelle was appointed Interim Director in December 2015 and then appointed Executive Director in August 2016.


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Phone: 812-895-4878

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Recycling/HHW Specialist

Mike Mikiska

Mike is a life-long resident of Knox County and currently resides in Vincennes. He graduated from Rivet High School. Mike has spent the bulk of his career working in sales and operations management. He started working for the Knox County Recycling and Solid Waste Management District in August of 2016. Since then, he has completed OSHA, DOT, and HAZWOPER training


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Phone: 812-895-4878




Mayor’s Office  812-882-7285
Street Department/Sanitation 812-885-2520

(curb-side recycling pickup, trash pick up, city compost site)


Mayor’s Office 812-735-3559
Street Commissioner 812-735-2501
Sanitary Sewer 812-735-3080
Water Utilities 812-735-3301

Town Halls

Bruceville 812-324-2233
Sandborn 812-694-8949
Edwardsport 812-735-5498
Oaktown 812-745-3360
Monroe City 812-743-2976
Decker 812-887-3219


County Highway Garage 812-882-2884