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EBC Evening Program: Massachusetts Environmental and Energy Agenda for 2018

January 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - September 28, 2023 @ 7:23 am EST

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This EBC evening program will feature Matthew A. Beaton, Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

For his keynote presentation, Secretary Beaton will reflect on his accomplishments during his first three years in office since being appointed Secretary by Governor Baker. He will also look forward and discuss his priorities for 2018 that reflect those issues that are important to the strategic environmental and energy goals of the Baker administration.

In his role as Secretary, Mr. Beaton oversees the Commonwealth’s six environmental, natural resource, and energy regulatory agencies including the:

  • Department of Environmental Protection
  • Department of Public Utilities
  • Department of Energy Resources
  • Department of Conservation & Recreation
  • Department of Agricultural Resources
  • Department of Fish & Game

He also serves as Chairman of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, the Energy Facilities Siting Board, and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.

Open Discussion: Following Secretary Beaton’s presentation, Tom Mackie, Chair of the EBC, will moderate an open discussion with the Secretary and the audience on issues of concern to the EBC membership and their clients.

Final Agenda – Evening Program Massachusetts Environmental and Energy Agenda for 2018



Keynote Speaker:

  • Matthew A. Beaton, Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Program Moderator:

  • Thomas Mackie, Chair, EBC Board of Directors; Managing Shareholder, Mackie Shea, PC

Attendee List

Russ Abell Sanborn Head & Associates Vice President
Farhad Aminpour Clean Energy Analytics, LLC Principal
Tim Ashmore Charter Contracting Company, LLC Federal Sales Manager
James Avery Pierce Atwood LLP Partner
Katie Aylward J. Derenzo Director of Markeeting
Tyler Ballew Rubin and Rudman LLP Associate
Jessica Bardi Buchanan & Associates Associate Attorney
Kathleen Baskin Weston & Sampson Senior Project Manager
Kelley Begin Woodard & Curran Principal
William Betters CDW Consultants, Inc. Director of Environmental Services
Anders Bjarngard GZA Principal
Peggy Briggs Epsilon Associates, Inc. Managing Principal
Thomas Brostrom Orsted President, North America
Lisa Brothers Nitsch Engineering Chairman and CEO
Michelle Callahan Nitsch Engineering
Christian Capizzo PS&H Counsel
Tom Carney Charter Contracting Company, LLC Business Development
Sarah Collao Wallach Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Chief Operating Officer
Fred Confalone Waste Management Business Development
Dan Costello Costello Dismantling Co., Inc. President
Deborah Crowley RPS Sr. Scientist
Jennifer Daloisio Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Daniels J. Derenzo General Counsel
Robert Daylor Tetra Tech Senior Vice President
Chris DeSantis Waste Management Area Vice President
David Donahue Boston Private Commercial Lender, VP
Jennifer Ducey Stantec Senior Associate
Peter Durning Mackie Shea, PC Shareholder
Julie Eaton Weston & Sampson Lead Resiliency Engineer
Lawrence Feldman GZA Senior Principal
Catherine Finneran Eversource Director, Environmental Affairs
Cor Finocchiaro Mabbett & Associates, Inc. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Jan Galkowski Westwood Statistical Studios/Akamai Technologies Statistician/Computational Engineer
Karen Gilbert Epsilon Associates, Inc. Project Scientist
Marc Goldstein Beveridge & Diamond Principal
Cara Goodman MAPC Clean Energy Coordinator
Mary Griffin Mass Audubon Regional Director
John Hastings Costello Dismantling Co., Inc. CFO
Scott Henderson Covanta
Dave Hewett Epsilon Associates Principal
Meredith Hiller Massachusetts Clean Energy Center General Counsel
Peter J. Howe Denterlein Vice President
Seth Jaffe Foley Hoag LLP Partner
Adam Kahn Foley Hoag LLP Attorney
James Kane A.D. Makepeace Company Chief Operating Officer
Hannah Kane
Shawn Konary NRG Senior Director
Stephen Leahy Northeast Gas Association VP, Policy
lauren mattison UMass Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Engineer
Dot McGlincy MA Association of Conservation Commissions Executive Director
Daniel Mendelsohn RPS Group, Inc. Senior Project Manager
Samuel Moffett TRC Senior Principal
Valerie Moore Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP Associate
Abbegail Nack Epsilon Associates, Inc. Staff Scientist
Mike Nicoloro Sanborn Head & Associates Senior Vice President
Thomas Nunno Tetra Tech, Inc. Principal Engineer
Michelle O’Brien Pierce Atwood LLP Partner
Michael Paiewonsky Stantec Associate
Dennis Phayre EnterSolar Business Development Director
Michael Pizziferri Québec Government Office in Boston Public Affairs Attaché
Steve Poggi Waste Management Director Disposal Operations
George Preble Beals and Thomas, Inc. President
Chuck Raymond Geosyntec Consultants Marketing Director
Peter Richer Waste Management Engineering Manager
Mary Ryan Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP Partner
Jake San Antonio VHB Managing Director, Env. Services
John Schmid Nitsch Engineering Executive Project Manager
Michael Scipione Weston & Sampson President
Daniel Smith J. Derenzo Director of Business Development
Peter Spawn TRC VP
Timothy Sullivan VHB Senior Project Manager
Chad Sumner SumCo Eco-Contracting Principal
Margaret Van Deusen Charles River Watershed Association Deputy Director
mark van weelden Covanta Supream Leader
Fiona Vardy Epsilon Associates Project Planner
Robert Varney Normandeau Associates President
Steven Ventresca Nitsch Engineering Project Manager
Nicholas Yafrate Geosyntec Consultants Senior Engineer
Jessica Yeager Geosyntec Consultants Senior Engineer
Steve Zemba Sanborn Head Project Director



January 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm EST
September 28, 2023 @ 7:23 am EST


Environmental Business Council of New England
375 Harvard Street, Suite 2
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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(617) 505-1818
View Venue Website


January 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm EST
September 28, 2023 @ 7:23 am EST


Environmental Business Council of New England
375 Harvard Street, Suite 2
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
+ Google Map
(617) 505-1818
View Venue Website