It gives me great pleasure to announce that effective June 1, 2017, Bob Varney, President of Normandeau Associates, Inc., will be become the Chair of the EBC New Hampshire Chapter. Also at that time, Chip Crocetti, Senior Vice President at Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc. will become the chapter Vice Chair.
With the greatest appreciation I want to thank Bob Hasevlat for his many years of service to the EBC as the Chair of the EBC NH Chapter and for his invaluable support of the EBC. He will be retiring from Normandeau in the near future.
I also want to thank Russ Lagueux at EnSafe for serving as the chapter Vice Chair over the past several years. He will continue as part of the leadership team.
It is a pleasure to also announce that both Thomas Burack, Shareholder at Sheehan Phinney and Harry Stewart, Senior Associate at Normandeau will be joining the chapter leadership team.
President & Executive Director
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It gives me great pleasure to announce that effective June 1, 2017, Dana Huff, Vice President at Tighe & Bond, will be become the Chair of the EBC Connecticut Chapter.
With the greatest appreciation I want to thank John Figurelli for his many years of service to the EBC as the Chair of the EBC CT Chapter and for his invaluable support of the EBC. He will continue to serve on the EBC CT Chapter leadership team.
It is a pleasure to also announce that both Gary Iadarola, Manager of Environmental Remediation at Eversource Energy and Colonel (retired) Curtis Thalken, P.E., Senior Vice President at Normandeau Associates, Inc. will be joining the chapter leadership team.
President & Executive Director
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It give us great pleasure to announce that Joe Famely of Woods Hole Group and Scott Turner of Nitsch Engineering will be joining the EBC Climate Change & Air Committee Leadership Team. Both Joe and Scott have been involved with EBC for several years, and we look forward to working more with them through this committee.
Joseph Famely, Project Manager/Environmental Scientist
Woods Hole Group
81 Technology Park Drive, East Falmouth, MA 02536
508.495.6220 // email
Scott D. Turner, Director of Planning
2 Center Plaza, Suite 430, Boston, MA 02108
857.206.8710 // email
Joe Famely is a Project Manager and Environmental Scientist in Woods Hole Group’s Applied Ecology & Sustainability practice, focused on environmental and sustainability planning. With over 16 years’ experience, he develops coastal climate change vulnerability assessments, greenhouse gas inventories, environmental impact statements, shoreline change analyses, and ecological risk assessments. He has also contributed to strategic planning assessments for urban development, harbor management, dredged material management, and conservation land acquisition. Joe earned his B.A. in Environmental Studies and Psychology from Bowdoin College, and his Masters in Environmental Management with a focus on Urban Ecology and Environmental Design from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
Scott D. Turner
Scott Turner is a certified planner, registered professional civil engineer in five states as well as the District of Columbia, and a LEED Accredited Professional in Neighborhood Development. He has 24 years of experience in planning and civil engineering projects. He is responsible for the management and growth of Nitsch Engineering’s sustainable site consulting, stormwater master planning, campus planning, and climate change and resilience practice areas. In addition, Scott provides planning and site design services for commercial and private sector development.
In addition to the Environmental Business Council, Scott is active in a number of professional organizations including the American Planning Association (where he serves as the National Chair of the Sustainable Communities Division), the Urban Land Institute, the Massachusetts Association of Consulting Planners and is a member of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering and Environmental Studies from Tufts University and his M.S. in City Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
It give us great pleasure to announce a leadership change for the EBC Dam Management Committee. J. Matthew Bellisle, Senior Vice President at Pare Corporation, and Matthew Taylor, Associate Principal at GZA, are taking over as co-chairs of the committee as Chad Cox steps down as the committee chair. Chad will continue to serve as a member of the leadership team for this committee.
J. Matthew Bellisle, P.E., Senior Vice President
10 Lincoln Road, Suite 103, Foxboro, MA 02035
508.543.1755 // email
Matthew A. Taylor, P.E., Associate Principal
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
249 Vanderbilt Avenue, Norwood, MA 02062
781.278.5803 // email
J. Matthew Bellisle
Mr. Bellisle is a Senior Vice President with the civil engineering firm Pare Corporation (PARE). In this capacity, Mr. Bellisle leads PARE’s Geotechnical Division in the completion of the firm’s dam, geotechnical and waterfront engineering projects, which include inspection, instrumentation, evaluation, and design, as well as soils evaluations and foundation designs. Mr. Bellisle’s experience spans more than 23 years and includes than 750 dam inspections and evaluations, the design of 2 new dams, and the repair of more than 75 dams throughout New England. Mr. Bellisle has provided presentations to numerous public agencies and has provided training sessions for other engineering professionals through FEMA, RIEMA, RISPE, NEWWA, MADCR and MADCR DWP.
Mr. Bellisle received a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Masters of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and is a registered professional engineer in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and New York.
Matthew A. Taylor
Matthew Taylor currently serves as the Dam and Levee Safety Group Leader for GZA’s Metro Boston offices. He has over 20 years of consulting experience with duties that include dam and levee safety inspections, geotechnical and hydrologic/hydraulic analyses, preparation of Emergency Action Plans, small hydropower feasibility studies, development of construction documents, preparation of permit applications, and construction administration for dam rehabilitation and dam removal projects. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering degree from the University of Rhode Island and an MS in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical) from Northeastern University. He is a registered professional engineer in six states and is an approved Independent Consultant by the FERC for 12D dam safety inspections. He is a past chair of the BSCES Geo-Institute and is a member of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials and the US Society on Dams.
It give us great pleasure to announce that Mark Van Weelden of Covanta will be joining the EBC Solid Waste Management Committee Leadership Team. Mark has been involved with EBC for several years and looks forward to contributing his industry knowledge to the committee.
Mark Van Weelden, Business Manager
100 Recovery Way Haverhill, MA 01835
978.241.3044 // email
Mark Van Weelden is the Business Manager for the Covanta Northern Massachusetts market, New Hampshire and Maine. Prior to joining Covanta, Mark was the General Manager for Advanced Disposal overseeing both Central Pennsylvania and Southern New York markets. He has over 17 years of solid waste management experience starting with growing up in his families solid waste business in Chicago in addition to 5 years with Republic Service in a variety of management positions prior to moving east. He is a veteran of the US Navy and holds numerous accreditations in management and safety. Mark and his wife have been married for 23 years with 4 boys.