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EBC / AIA Massachusetts Briefing: Massachusetts Sweeping Climate Legislation with Speaker Massachusetts Senator Michael J. Barrett

April 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a sweeping climate change bill into law on Friday, March 26, 2021, ending months of negotiations with the legislature.

This legislative briefing will update attendees on the new climate legislation that establishes one of the nation’s most far-reaching efforts to reduce planet-warming carbon emissions and protect environmental justice communities.

Plan to attend this webinar with Massachusetts Senator Michael J. Barrett, Chair of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy and Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change.

A moderated discussion will follow the presentation. Julie Eaton Ernst, Lead Resiliency Engineer with Weston & Sampson, will be the moderator and field questions from the audience.

Final Agenda – Massachusetts Sweeping Climate Legislation

The webinar recording is available on the EBC YouTube channel here (will be published 3-5 business days after the program).



1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introduction

  • John Nunnari, Executive Director, AIA Massachusetts
  • Julie Eaton Ernst, P.E., Vice Chair, EBC Climate Change and Air Committee; Lead Resiliency Engineer, Weston & Sampson

1:15 p.m. Keynote Presentation


Michael J. Barrett
Massachusetts Senator



1:45 p.m. Open Discussion


  • Julie Eaton Ernst, Vice Chair, EBC Climate Change and Air Committee; Lead Resiliency Engineer, Weston & Sampson
  • John Nunnari, Executive Director, AIA Massachusetts
Registration List

Edward Adelman MA State College Building Authority Executive Director
Jim Alexander Finegold Alexander Architects Senior Principal
Elyssa Bailey MA Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs Director, PMO
Aaron Bancroft CUBE 3 Senior Associate Principal
Thomas Barrasso Nobis Group Project Development Manager
Stephen Barrett Barrett Energy Resources Group Principal
Julie Barry Prince Lobel Tye LLP Partner
Daniel Belin VHB, Inc. Energy Market Lead
Sarah Boggess ReEnergy Holdings/ReSource Waste Services VP of External Affairs
Judy Bourdon AECOM Senior Program Director
Andrea Brady Buchanan & Associates Associate
Katherine Brekka Fennick McCredie Architecture Senior Associate
Gary Brock HMFH Architects Associate
Tom Bryan CLF Sr Fellow
Neal Carey GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Associate Principal
Dennis Carlberg Boston University Associate Vice President for Sustainability
steve changaris MA Chapter National Waste & Recycling Association MA NWRA Chapter Director
Gabriel Cira The Emerald Tutu Inc CEO
Kenneth Ciriello Massachusetts Port Authority Treasury & Capital Funding Manager
Christine Clements CMC Architect
Clare Connolly Eversource Sustainability and Compliance Manager
Patricia Cornelison Home Retired
Silvia Cuervo NBBJ Designer
Arthur J Cunningham Capaccio Environmental Engineering,Inc. Director of Engineering
Stewart Dalzell Massport Dep. Dir., Environmental Planning & Permitting
Peter Darlow Darlow Christ Architects Principal
Seemantini Deshpande AECOM Air Quality Engineer
Suni Dillard HMFH Architects Associate
Harlan Doliner Mabbett & Associates, Inc. VP Legal and Director, Marine Tech-Maritime Services Group
Jenny Elkus None Architect
Russel Feldman Russel Feldman & Associates Principal
Adrienne Fink Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) Principal
Paul Flores Gensler Project Architect
Daniel Forsythe Capaccio Env Eng Senior Associate
Sarah Fourness Perkins Eastman Architectural Designer
Isabella Gambill A Better City Senior Policy Advisor on Climate, Energy, & Resilience
Gail Garron Bernard MassDEP – Beverly, MA Municipal Assistance Coordinator, Northeast District 2
Tony Giunta Nobis Group Director of Project Development
Roger Goldstein Goody Clancy Principal
Alycia Goody Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities Assistant General Counsel
Alycia Goody Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities Assistant General Counsel
Srishti Goyal Hacin + Associates Architectural Designer
William Hammer HKT Architects Inc. President
Philip Hanna Davey Resource Group, Inc Area Manager
Evie Hobbs MA State Senate Legislative Aide
Donald Hunsicker Boston Architectural College Dean, School of Design Studies
Drake Jacobs group one Sr Project Manager
Heidi Jandris Jandris Block Technical Services
Thomas Jenkins GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. Associate Principal
Derek Johnson Perkins & Will Associate Principal
Keith Johnson Haley & Aldrich, Inc. Technical Expert
Richard Keleher Thompson & Lichtner Senior Architect
Kristin Kelleher British Consulate Boston Vice Consul of Prosperity
colin kelly Schnitzer Dir of Public Affairs
Peter Kelly-Joseph Harvard University EH&S Air Compliance Program Manager
Katherine Kemen BSC Group, Inc. Climate Adaptation and Resilience Specialist
Cristina Kennedy MA Division of Ecological Restoration Coastal Restoration Specialist
Paul Knapik BSC Group, Inc. Project Manager/Wetland Scientist
Robert Knowles Renewable Energy Massachusetts Co-Founder
Gail Kubik The Massachusetts Architects & Engineers Emergency Response Task Force AIA State Disaster Coordinator
Juli MacDonald SV Design Senior Project Manager
Jamy Madeja Buchanan & Associates Principal
Janis Mamayek ICON Architecture Principal
Mark Marinaccio Town Of Barnstable, MA Town Architect
Christina Marsh Atelier et Alia Principal
Susan Marx MWRA Program Manager, Environmental & Regulatory Affairs
Valerie Massard Duxbury, Town Planning Director
Lauren Mattison UMass Clean Energy Extension Municipal Services Program Director
Ryan McClain Elkus Manfredi Architects Associate
Beth McDougal McDougal Architects, Inc. President
gregor mcgregor mcgregor & legere, pc Partner
Nadia Melim The Jones Payne Group Associate
George Metzger HMFH Architects, Inc Sr principal
Valerie Miller SWCA Environmental Consultants Technical Lead
Ian Miller AECOM Senior Air Quality Engineer
Sally Miller Commonwealth of MA Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance Senior Energy Planner
Sergio Modigliani Sergio Modigliani • Architect Principal
Ashley Muspratt CET Director of Innovation
Audrey Nagle Massport Manager, Charitable Giving Programs
Tom Neal OTJ Architects Architect
Brian Neely Gale Associates Inc Associate
Dona Neely Devens Eco-Efficiency Center Executive Director
John Nunnari AIA Massachusetts Executive Director
Darrell Oakley Epsilon Associates, Inc. Senior Consultant
Mariana O’Brien Department of Mental Health Construction Project Specialist
Michelle O’Brien Pierce Atwood LLP Partner
Mary O’Donnell No Fossil Fuel President
Jeffrey Olinger Olinger Architects Owner
Kelly O’Neill BSC Group, Inc. Transportation Market Sector Lead
Thomas ORourke Eversource PM Gas Technical Sales
Diana Ostberg saam architecture Vice President and COO
Ludmilla Pavlova-Gillham University of Massachusetts Amherst Senior Campus Planner
Hung Pham MassDOT Stormwater Program Coordinator
David Pollak Abacus Architects Architect
Jeff Puleo HGA Senior Architect & Science Planner
Colleen Puzas Town of Concord Assistant Natural Resources Director
GRETCHEN RABINKIN BSLA/Boston Society of Landscape Architects executive director
Vincent Ragucci Energy New England Chief Strategy Officer
John Raschko Mass. Office of Technical Assistance Sr. Engineer
Jacob Riley Stantec Senior Administrative Assistant
Deborah Rivers HDR Sustainability Leader
Mark Rukamathu Boston Architectural College Director of Special Projects
Andrea Russo Woodard & Curran Scientist
Joe Sabato Epsilon Associates Senior Consultant
Gregory Sampson Brown Rudnick LLP Partner
Jacob San Antonio VHB Managing Director
Lynne Santos Trinity Consultants Manager of Consulting Services
George Saraceno Town of Wellesley Senior Civil Engineer
Brian Scanlon New England Concrete Manufacturers Association Executive Director
Kathryn Sedor MA Energy Facilities Siting Board Attorney
Robin Seidel Weston and Sampson Resiliency Architect
Donna Sharkey Department Of Public Utilities Counsel
Raj Sharma NextEra Insights Inc. Principal
John Sheldon Northeastern University Project Manager
Betsy Shreve-Gibb AECOM Vice President
Frank Singleton Town of Weymouth Conservation commissioner
Kerry Snyder Neponset River Watershed Association Advocacy Director
Deloris Soto MassDOT Highway Division Spring Environmental Co-Op
Peter Spawn Unaffiliated VP
christina stanislaski HMFH Architects Principal
Brian Stormwind AECOM Associate Vice President, Manager Air Quality
Kevin Sullivan Fuss & O’Neill Vice President
Tim Sullivan TRC Companies Senior Project Manager
teri swartzel Krueger Associcates Associate
Rita Terjeki ABA Architect
Laura Tessier Woodard and Curran Senior Planner
John Tzimorangas Energy New England President & CEO
mary usovicz umass lowell Director of Business Development
Andrew Vitvitsky MIT Climate CoLab Research Associate
Jeanne Voveris Commonwealth of Massachusetts – Department of Public Utilities Assistant General Counsel
Ann M Walters WDS|A principal
Michael Waters LDa Architecture & Interiors, LLP Principal
Hannah Webb UK Department for International Trade Trade Officer Offshore Wind & Clean Energy
michael wedge acv enviro Business Development
Douglas Wohn Wohn Architect architect
Margaret Wood Anser Advisory Project Director
Elise Woodward AIA Ms
Joanna Yelen DPU Energy Facilities Siting Analyst
Thomas Yeransian CommonWealth Resource Management Corporation Principal
Andrea Yoder HMFH Architects Project Architect