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EBC Leadership Program with Dennis Deziel: Newly Appointed Regional Administrator for U.S. EPA Region One

January 9, 2020 @ 8:15 am - 11:00 am EST

The Environmental Business Council (EBC) invites you to hear from Dennis Deziel, newly appointed Regional Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

On September 3, 2019 Dennis Deziel became Regional Administrator for EPA Region I.  Mr. Deziel brings a wealth of experience to EPA here in New England having has spent much of his life working in public service in Washington, D.C.  He most recently worked at Dow as the Director of Federal Government Affairs, where he focused on environment, energy, and regulatory affairs issues.  Prior to entering private industry, Mr. Deziel served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Environmental Management at the U.S. Department of Energy from 2012 to 2014, leading budget, policy, and planning development for the largest environmental cleanup program in the United States. Mr. Deziel began his career working at EPA in the pesticides and chemicals program.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about Mr. Deziel’s policy and programmatic objectives for the region.

Regional Issues of concern include but are not limited to:

  • Air Quality in New England
  • Brownfields in New England
  • PFOA and PFOS
  • Charles River
  • Soak up the Rain
  • Cleaning Up in New England
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Dredged Material Management in Long Island Sound
  • GE-Pittsfield/Housatonic River
  • Managing the Quality of Environmental Data at EPA Region 1
  • Merrimack River
  • Mystic River Initiative
  • New Bedford Harbor
  • NPDES (Wastewater) Permits in New England
  • Stormwater Permits
  • Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program

Final Agenda – Leadership Program with Newly Appointed EPA RA Deziel


Speaker Agenda:

Overview of the EPA Regional Office Organization

  • Deborah Szaro, Deputy Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA Region One

Keynote Presentation: Briefing on Policy and Program Objectives for U.S. EPA Region One

  • Dennis Deziel, Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA Region One

Following the presentation will be ample time for a moderated discussion.

Attendee List

Russ Abell Sanborn Head Vice President
Michael Barry South Street Realty Business Development
Ted Barten Epsilon Associates, Inc. Principal
Anders Bjarngard GZA Principal
John Blaisdell Sovereign Consulting Inc. Program Manager
David Bonnett Geosyntec Consultants Principal
Frederic Bruneau ReEnergy Recycling Environmental Compliance Manager
George Buckley Environmental Management Project Director
Dorothy Buckoski Epsilon Associates, Inc. Senior Consultant
Kathleen Campbell CDW Consultants President
Youngmin Cho Geosyntec Consultants Project Engineer
Robert Delhome Charter Contracting Company, LLC President
Gregg Demers ERM Partner
Brook Detterman Beveridge & Diamond Attorney at Law
Sean Dixon U.S. EPA – Region One Chief of StaffCarl Elder Geosyntec Consultants Senior Principal
Paul Fennelly
Max Forsythe US Ecology Business Development Manager
Kevin Franklin US Ecology, Inc. Vice president of Business development-Remediation
Marc Gabriel Nitsch Engineering Project Manager
Terri Goldberg NEWMOA Executive Director
Doug Gutro U.S. EPA – Region One Public Affairs Director
Christopher Hagger Nobis Engineering, Inc. Senior Client Manager, Federal Services
Caroline Hampton VHB Water Resource Department Manager
Bonnie Heiple WilmerHale Attorney
Shahen Huda Geosyntec Consultants Engineer
Rachel Jacobson Wilmer Hale Special Counsel
Dylan King Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Associate
Shawn Konary NRG Senior Director
Allen Kratz Resilience Works, LLC Principal
Nicole Lathrop ERM Senior Consultant
Greg Leahey ReEnergy Recycling Chief Operating Officer
Mike Lenihan UCANE Consultant
Michael Leon Nutter, McClennen & Fish Partner
Thomas Mackie Mackie Shea Durning, PC Shareholder
Jeff Mahoney UCANE Executive Director
Chris Mancini Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Executive Director
Meghan Morgan Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Associate
Gabby Queenan Massachusetts Rivers Alliance Policy Director
Frank Ricciardi Weston & Sampson Vice President
James Rossi Us Ecology Regional Sales Manager
Mary Ryan Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP Partner
Mason Sandell Charter Contracting Principal
Lucille Servidio Capaccio Environmental Engineering, Inc. SVP
Ruth Silman Nixon Peabody, LLP Partner
Lauren Soos TRS Group, Inc. Project Manager
Peter Spawn John Sullivan Boston Water & Sewer Commission Chief Engineer
Paul Sutton TRC VP Business Development
Mathew Todaro Verrill Dana, LP Attorney
David Van Slyke Preti Flaherty Partner and Chair, Envt’l Practice Group
Bob Varney Normandeau Associates President
Julie Wood Charles River Watershed Association Deputy Director


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January 9, 2020
8:15 am - 11:00 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
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January 9, 2020
8:15 am - 11:00 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