Corporate Governance

N-Viro International has put in place rigorous policies and reporting procedures as part of its corporate governance program. This organization provides structure and direction and encourages value creation through innovation and development.

Our principles of good corporate governance provide a system by which the company is directed and managed. This section of our web site lists the principles by which the Board of Directors serve to ensure the company maintains its hard-earned reputation for integrity.

NVIC Code of Ethics -

Best Practices

  • We have a solid foundation for management oversight
  • Our board structure encourages value creation for the firm
  • We promote ethical and responsible decision-making
  • We safeguard integrity in financial reporting
  • Our disclosure is timely and balanced

Board of Directors

 

Timothy R. Kasmoch, President and Chief Executive Officer

Class II Director since 2006

Mr. Kasmoch has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2006 and a director since January 2006. Until April 1, 2007, Mr. Kasmoch was Vice President of a U. S. soil management company and President of a privately held mining company in Canada.  Mr. Kasmoch has extensive experience in the soil management business as well as a knowledge of transportation, logistics and operations. He is a member of the Board’s Nominating, Finance and Technology Committees and he possesses a thorough understanding of business finance. His strength is in strategic planning and has a broad, fundamental understanding of the business drivers affecting us. He is the only executive officer on the Board.

 

Mark D. Hagans, Board Member

Class I Director since 2006

Mr. Hagans is an attorney and partner with the law firm of Plassman, Rupp, Hagans, Newton & Bohmer, LLP of Archbold, Ohio, and his practice focuses on corporation, taxation and banking law. Mr. Hagans serves on numerous boards of directors, including the Fulton County Health Center, where he is presently the Treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee. Mr. Hagans earned his law degree from the University of Toledo, has served as our director since December 2006 and is a member of the Board's Audit, Finance and Technology Committees. Mr. Hagans' experience as an attorney and businessman enables him to bring valuable resources to the Board.

 

Michael P. Burton-Prateley, Board Member

Class I Director since 2014

Mr. Burton-Prateley is an executive team member of BBM Energy, of London, England, and has an extensive background within the investment-banking sector.  He has advised on a broad range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate financing, corporate restructuring, post acquisition integration and joint ventures/strategic partnerships and alliances.  He is an experienced international corporate financier and management consultant.  Mr. Burton-Prateley earned an Economics Degree from Manchester University in Manchester, England, and a Masters Degree in Management from Templeton College at the University of Oxford, England.  He is a Chartered Accountant in the UK, having qualified with KPMG, has served as our director since his appointment in April 2014 and is a member of the Board's Finance and Compensation Committees..  Mr. Burton-Prateley’s qualifications to serve as our director consist of strong financial, asset management and global business experience.  Given his extensive knowledge and experience in finance, Mr. Burton-Prateley has been determined to be an audit committee financial expert by the Board.

 


Martin S. Jaskel, Board Member

Class II Director since 2015

Mr. Jaskel is a Director with European American Capital Services, Ltd., of London, England, and has over 40 years experience in the financial services industry. He began in the United Kingdom government bond market as a broker with leading firms.  In 1988 he was appointed Director of Global Sales and Marketing of Midland Montagu Treasury, and in 1990 was appointed Director of Global Sales at NatWest Treasury and was promoted to Managing Director of Global Trade and Banking Services in 1994.  He's sat on the advisory board of ECGD, the UK export-import bank, and on several government and Bank of England advisory boards.  In 1997 he founded a financial services consultancy which included KPMG Corporate Finance and the corporate FX division of Travelex PLC, and as Managing Director of a private real estate company with a £500m portfolio.  In 2005 he joined European American Capital Services, Ltd.  He has wide experience as a non-executive Director of both European public and private companies, and is a 1967 Economics graduate of the University of Manchester, England. He has served as our director since his appointment in July 2015 and is a member of the Board's Audit and Nominating Committees.  Mr. Jaskel’s qualifications to serve as our director consist of his strong financial and international experience.