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Scott Wozniakowski Added to New Hampshire Chapter Leadership Team

Posted December 27, 2017 by

It give us great pleasure to announce that Scott Wozniakowski of AECOM will be joining the EBC New Hampshire Chapter Leadership Team. Scott looks forward to contributing his industry knowledge to the chapter.

Scott Wozniakowski, PG, Project Manager, Environment, New England
AECOM
1155 Elm Street, Manchester, NH, 03101-1508
603.606.4829 // email

Scott’s bio:

Scott Wozniakowski is Environmental Project Manager and Professional Geologist with 20+ years’ experience managing environmental site assessments and remediation projects across commercial, industrial and Federal sectors in New England.  Maintains key regulatory experience with state Superfund programs, RCRA Corrective Action and also CERCLA Remedial Investigations.  Responsible for developing technical solutions and managing projects in alignment with goals and cost metrics.

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Paul Malmrose, PE, of Tighe & Bond Honored With NEWWA State Leadership Award

Posted December 20, 2017 by

Press Release – The New England Water Works Association (NEWWA) honored Paul Malmrose, PE with the Connecticut State Waterworks Leadership Award during the Connecticut Waterworks Association’s (CWWA) Fall Conference in October. NEWWA President Chris Hodgson presented the award to Malmrose in recognition of his significant contributions to the CWWA, the Connecticut Section of the American Water Works Association (CTAWWA) and to public water supply utilities in general. NEWWA – the region’s largest not-for-profit organization of water works professionals – promotes drinking water excellence, safety, and environmental stewardship. The AWWA is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply.

Malmrose is a Tighe & Bond vice president who has more than 40 years of experience in environmental and civil engineering. He has designed more than 30 water and wastewater treatment plants, water and wastewater pump stations, water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, wells, and water storage tanks. He is the Past Chairperson of the AWWA Residuals Management Research Committee and co-author of Residuals Management Chapter of the AWWA Water Treatment Plant Design, 5th Edition. In addition, Malmrose has overseen a variety of projects relating to water residual and biosolids treatment facilities for water and wastewater treatment plants.

A recognized national expert in the treatment and management of water residuals, Malmrose is the chair of CTAWWA’s Residuals Committee. Over the past year, he spearheaded this committee’s efforts to successfully negotiate positive changes to the new Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) general permits for wastewater discharges to wastewater treatment plants, surface water and groundwater. “Our goal was to negotiate the best regulatory permits for wastewater discharges to benefit Connecticut water utilities while protecting the environment,” says Malmrose.

A resident of Farmington, Connecticut, Malmrose earned his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Ohio. In addition to CTAWWA, he is active in other professional organizations including the AWWA and Water Environment Federation.

Tighe & Bond

Tighe & Bond, Inc. provides comprehensive engineering and environmental services to hundreds of public and private clients across the northeastern United States, with emphasis on the education, energy, government, healthcare, industrial, real estate, and water/wastewater market.  A staff of more than 320 people work from offices located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Westwood, Pocasset, Worcester and Westfield, Massachusetts; Middletown and Shelton, Connecticut; and Rhinebeck, New York.

An employee-owned firm, Tighe & Bond is invested in its clients’ successes. In business for over a century, the firm never stops evolving and improving to keep pace with client needs. Vision, technical expertise, exceptional service and strong client relationships have always been at its forefront.

Engineering News Record ranks Tighe & Bond a top 10 New England design firm, a top 500 national design firm, and a top 200 environmental firm. Building Design+Construction also ranks Tighe & Bond one of the top 60 engineering firms in the United States, and Zweig Group has recognized Tighe & Bond several times as a best engineering firm to work for in the United States.

For more information, please contact Marketing/Communications Specialist Debbie Whitney at

413-572-3207, or email at mailto:DJWhitney@tighebond.com.

http://www.tighebond.com/

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SAVE THE DATE: CABA’s Annual Massachusetts “State of Solar” – January 25th, 2018

Posted December 19, 2017 by

Join the Climate Action Business Association for their Third Annual Massachusetts State of Solar, which explores current trends and future outlooks for our solar industry:

“Since 2010, we have seen our state’s clean energy economy expand exponentially. As we continue transitioning to a distributive electric grid, where energy is generated and utilized by interconnected customers, it is critical for policy experts, industry professionals, and community advocates to collaborate on our collective vision for its future in our state. What does the future electric grid look like? Where do utilities and solar companies fit into that vision? Ultimately, a successful approach to the future of our solar industry requires coordination among all stakeholders.

The evening will feature a networking reception followed by a panel discussion on the political climate, accomplishments, and challenges for solar energy in Massachusetts.

Date: January 25th, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Prince Lobel Tye, One International Place, Suite 3700, Boston, MA

AGENDA
6:00PM Networking
6:30PM Program Introduction
6:35PM Opening statements from panelists
6:50PM Moderator-led questions
7:15PM Audience questions
7:45PM Conclude panel, open the room to networking
8:00PM End of event

Register here!

Speaker Information:

Moderator
Craig LeMoult
Craig covers the environment and other topics as a reporter for WGBH Public Radio. He has won a number of awards for his reporting, including two 2015 national Edward R. Murrow Awards and a 2011 Sigma Delta Chi award from the national Society of Professional Journalists. He is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Tufts University and reported for WSHU Public Radio in Connecticut for seven years prior to his work at WGBH..

Panel
Austin Perea
Analyst, Solar Markets at Greentech Media
Experienced market analyst with a demonstrated history of research covering both energy and U.S. solar markets. Primary author of the U.S. Solar Market Insight report jointly published between GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association. Skilled in renewable energy markets, policy analysis, market design and implications for DG deployment. Strong qualitative and quantitative writing background with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) focused in Economics & Political Science from University of New Hampshire.

Arline Isaacson
President, Isaacson Political Consultants
Arline has served as lobbyist,  public relations director, political strategist and spokesperson for numerous businesses, non-profits, and advocacy organizations including the City of Boston, tax and budget organizations, labor unions, environmental groups, LGBT organizations, as well as ballot question and candidate campaigns. Isaacson’s work with clients includes issues ranging from solar energy to immigration, digital privacy to hospital financing, education to the establishment of an African Institute on Ethical Leadership.

Senator Jamie Eldridge
State Senator Jamie Eldridge has served as State Senator for the Middlesex and Worcester district since January 2009. He is Chair of the Joint Committee on Financial Services and Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change. Senator Eldridge is also Co-Chair of the Green Economy Caucus, which connects industry professionals with legislators for discussions on how proposed legislation impacts the Massachusetts businesses. The Senator is a longtime environmental champion, advocating for increased adoption of renewable energy and electric vehicles in the Commonwealth.

MEMBER BUSINESSES ATTEND FREE OF CHARGE using your discount code. If you cannot find our email with your discount code, you can reach out to Amanda Griffiths at Amanda.Griffiths@cabaus.org.

SIGN UP TO BECOME A MEMBER BUSINESS FOR YOUR FREE TICKET by by visiting www.cabaus.org.”

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Business NH Magazine features Normandeau CEO and EBC Board Member Pam Hall in their Top Women-Led Businesses spotlight

Posted December 14, 2017 by

For the past six years, Business NH Magazine has spotlighted women-led businesses in NH to demonstrate their economic influence. The inaugural list had 50 companies with at least $1 million in revenue. This year the list includes 85 businesses. Together, these companies generated $4.9 billion in revenue in 2016 and employ more than 4,000 people in NH.

We are also profiling five intriguing leaders from this year’s list, who are chosen either for their companies’ fast growth, the influence they wield or their significant achievements. Here is one of the profiles:

“Normandeau Associates Inc.

Pam Hall, (EBC Treasurer and Board Member), CEO and chairman of the Bedford-based scientific and environmental consulting firm Normandeau Associates, remembers a time when she was the only female company president in a corporate world dominated by male counterparts.

Like so many other challenges related to her business, Hall embraced that role, saying, “I was sort of a trailblazer in the early 80s.” But what Hall considers her greatest achievement has nothing to do with gender. She’s most proud of turning the company into an employee-owned firm. To accomplish that, she and 23 managers mounted a successful effort to buy back the company from the Waltham, Mass.-based Thermo Electron (now Thermo Fisher Scientific), a publicly traded company, in 2000.

Hall says she engages people in a discussion before making a final decision, and she attributes Normandeau’s stability and growth to that engagement and giving employees a real stake in the company and their future.

“It was definitely a game changer,” Hall says of becoming employee owned. Since becoming employee owned in 2000, Normandeau’s revenue has increased by $17 million. The firm has 250 employees, including 80 in Bedford, and the rest in nine offices across the country.

“One of the reasons that I feel so strongly about broad employee ownership for our firm is that in professional services firms, employees are the assets, unlike manufacturing or products companies where there are many physical assets,” Hall says.

Hall also attributes the company’s growth to an uptick in nationwide demand for consulting services that help developers identify the best way to handle projects without causing adverse environmental effects. “For example, there is an issue with bats in wind turbines,” Hall says. “We have technology with monitors that will send information back to us based on bat vocalizations or bat calls that tell us which bat species is in the area.

Then, you can determine if the ones that are there are among the endangered species or not. We developed a technology with a trade association that will shut down the turbines if bats are detected in the vicinity of the turbines.”

Looking ahead, she foresees company expansion into the Midwest and the Southeast.”

Article sourced from Business NH Magazine. For the original article, please follow this link.

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SWEP-MA: Winter 2018 Upcoming Events

Posted December 13, 2017 by

January 25, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Professional Development Event:
Financial Planning for Women Professionals: Making Your Investments Count
CDW Consultants, 6 Huron Dr., Natick

February 2016
Wine Tasting & Networking
Date & Location to be determined

March 2018
Community Service Event: Volunteering at Cradles to Crayons & Networking
Date & Location to be determined

Stay apprised upcoming 2018 SWEP-MA events via the SWEP-MA website linked here.

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