John Sheerin

Director, End-of-Life Tire Programs, U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association | Treasurer, Scrap Tire Research & Education Foundation

John Sheerin serves as the Director of End-of-Life Tire Programs and is responsible for environmental, regulatory and legislative issues relating to these programs. He is a national expert on the issue of scrap tires and represents the tire industry on these matters before state legislatures, and state agencies in and develop regulations and rulemakings.

John also produces the biennial USTMA U.S. Scrap Tire Markets report and participates in various state, trade association and standard-making committees to address abandoned tire piles and encourage growth of scrap tire markets.

Before joining the USTMA in 2014, John was the Retail Environmental Director for Bridgestone Retail Operations, responsible for all the company’s environmental aspects, including compliance management, environmental education, property-related environmental issues, waste recycling and disposal, and emergency situations. Prior to that, he worked as a Professional Environmental Engineer.

Mr. Sheerin holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and his master’s degree in environmental engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is also a JD graduate of the Chicago Kent School of Law.