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EBC Leadership Series: MassDEP Commissioner Suuberg, the Southeast Region Leadership Team, and the EOEEA Regional Climate Program

October 1, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Civil & Environmental Consultants
31 Bellows Road

This EBC program is the second in an annual EBC program series of five meetings with the leadership teams of the four regional offices and the headquarters of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). These programs will provide EBC members, municipal officials, and other attendees from throughout Massachusetts with the opportunity to hear from the leadership of each of the four DEP regional offices, and Boston Headquarters.

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This second program will feature the leadership of the Southeast Regional Office and focus on important issues and priorities for Southeastern Massachusetts.

EOEEA Regional Climate Coordinators. This year these regional programs will include the newly designated EOEEA Regional Climate Coordinators. Each of the six coordinators will be in charge of working with the municipalities in their region on all stages of the planning and climate action grant processes – providing technical expertise; connecting municipal staff to necessary resources, people, and tools; as well as setting up shared learning opportunities.

Thank you to our Collaborating Organization:


Plan to attend and learn first-hand about the five most critical environmental issues for the state, the Southeastern Region, and each regional bureau manager for FY 2019 and beyond. With much of the DEP decision making taking place at the regional level, this Southeastern Region program will also provide an opportunity for attendees to hear from the leadership of the MassDEP Southeast Regional Office as they discuss their hot issues and ongoing challenges.

EBC Program Series with MassDEP Leadership:

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.5 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.

Speaker Agenda

Keynote Address: Review of MassDEP Programs and Priorities

  • Martin Suuberg, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Protection, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Update from the MassDEP Central Region Leadership Team

  • Millie Garcia-Serrano, Director, Southeast Region
  • David Johnston, Deputy Regional Director, Bureau of Water Resources
  • Gerard Martin, Deputy Regional Director, Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup
  • Seth Pickering, Deputy Regional Director, Bureau of Air and Waste
  • Jennifer Viveiros, Deputy Regional Director, Bureau of Administrative Services

Introducing the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program

  • Courtney Rocha, Southeast Regional Climate Coordinator, Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program, MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Following the DEP Presentations will be a Panel Discussion moderated by John Shea of Mackie Shea P.C.

Thank you to our Silver Sponsor

Program Details

Registration, Continental Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Program: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Individual Registration

If registration occurs  ——–> Through September 27 After September 27
EBC Member: $70 $90
SWEP-MA Member: $70 $90
Non-Member: $100 $120
Government/Non-Profit: $25 $25

Group Registration
For EBC & SWEP-MA Members only – register five attendees for the price of four!
Discount will automatically be applied during online registration.

Fine Print
Cancellations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 27 for a refund. No-shows will be charged. Please keep in mind that online registration for this program will close at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, September 30. Walk-in registration is accepted at the door.


Subsidized Registration

EBC &SWEP-MA Members Only – Ascending Professional Rate: $25
Attendees who have worked in the environmental/energy sector for less than 10 years.

Job Seeker Rate: $25
For attendees currently seeking employment, not for those currently self-employed.

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