EBC Leadership Webinar: Massachusetts Environmental and Energy Agenda for 2021


Date: January 20, 2021


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]



This EBC Leadership webinar will feature Kathleen Theoharides, Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

For her keynote presentation, Secretary Theoharides will reflect on her accomplishments in office since being appointed Secretary by Governor Baker. She will also look forward and discuss her priorities for 2021 that reflect those issues that are important to the strategic environmental, energy, and climate goals of the Baker administration.

In her role as Secretary, Ms. Theoharides oversees the Commonwealth’s six environmental, natural resource, and energy regulatory agencies, including:

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

She also serves as Chairman of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.

Open Discussion: Following Secretary Theoharides’s presentation, Catherine Finneran, Chair of the Environmental Business Council and Vice President for Sustainability and Environmental Affairs with Eversource Energy will moderate an open discussion with the Secretary and the audience on issues of concern to the EBC membership and their clients.

Final Agenda – Leadership Webinar – MA Environmental and Energy Agenda for 2021


Attendee List

Liz Argo Executive Director Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative
Tom Barrasso Project Development Manager Nobis Group
Ted Barten Principal Epsilon Associates, Inc.
Denise Bartone Manager, Licensing & Permitting Eversource Energy
Susan BAtor Associate Principal GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Dan Belin Energy Market Lead VHB
Marc Bergeron Principal Epsilon Associates, Inc.
David Billo Office Manager Sovereign Consulting
Anders Bjarngard Principal GZA
Joan Boegel Environmental Engineer MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Sarah Boggess VP of External Affairs ReEnergy Holdings
James Bossange President Ascent Environmental LLC
Alison Bowden Director, Rivers Coasts & Oceans The Nature Conservancy
Kathleen Brill Partner Foley Hoag LLP
Kerry Britland Director, Regulatory Affairs at Eversource Energy Eversource Energy
Kendra Brown senior scientist Exponent
Jennifer Burke Senior Project Manager GZA
Beth Card Director, Enviromental and Regulatory Affairs Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
Wayne Cobleigh Vice President GZA
Greg Costello-McFeat Substructures Package Manager Mayflower Wind
Sadie Cowan
Robert Cox Legal Administrative Assistant Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
Sarah Creighton Climate Strategist DCAMM
Robert Delhome President Charter Contracting Company
Joe Dorant President MOSES
Anne Dowd Consultant EBI
Andreae Downs Director Wastewater Advisory Committee
Colin Duncan Program Manager TRC Environmental Corp.
Dan Emerson Regional Vice President, Operations Casella Waste Systems, Inc
Brenda Enos Principal TRC Companies
Lawrence Feldman Senior Principal GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Paul Fennelly
Catherine Finneran Vice President, Sustainability and Environmental Affairs Eversource
Bryan Gammons Senior Scientist Tighe & Bond
Peter Garvey Vice President Dewberry
Susan Geelmuyden Marketing Manager Dewberry
Jacob Glickel Sustainability Planner Northeastern University
Bob Hamilton President Woods Hole Group, Inc.
Caroline Hampton Director, Water Resources VHB
Ross Hartman Executive Vice President Strategic Environmental Services, Inc.
Benjamin Harvey President E. L. Harvey & Sons Inc
Erin Healy Permitting Manager Mayflower Wind
Dave Hewett Marketing Manager Epsilon Associates
Gary Iadarola Manager, Enviromental Remediation Eversource
Erik Iller CHP Specialist Aegis Energy, EDF Group
Todd Isherwood Outreach Specialist Mass Maritime
Richard Johnson Outreach & Training Coordinator Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Seth Kaplan Director of External Affairs Mayflower Wind
Colin Kelly Dir of Public Affairs Schnitzer Steel Industries
Tori Kim MEPA Director EOEEA
Eric Klein Principal Beveridge & Diamond PC
Kelan Koncewicz Environmental Scientist VHB
Barry Logue VP Scottish Development International
Anna Luciano Marketing Manager Nitsch Engineering
Layheab Ly Onshore Permitting Analyst Mayflower Wind
Donald MacIver President and Trustee Littleton Conservation Trust
Emily Marshall Project Controls Coordinator TRC
Anthony Martignetti Owner Martignetti Development
Paul Martin Sr. Project Manager BSC Group
Diane Mas Admin Fuss & O’Neill, inc
Gregor McGregor Environmental Attorney McGregor & Legere, PC
Cristina Mendoza Strategic Integration Lead Capaccio Environmental Engineering, Inc.
Stacy Minihane Senior Associate Beals and Thomas, Inc.
Lucia Nicastro Student UMass Amherst
Susan Nichols Admin VHB
Ryan Niles Office Practice Leader TRC
Marta Nover Director of Marketing BETA Group, Inc.
Michelle O’Brien Partner Pierce Atwood LLP
Mary O’Donnell President No Fossil Fuel
Jaana Pietari Senior Managing Consultant Ramboll
Tricia Pinto Senior Vice President Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc.
Anthony Pisanelli Senior Vice President Charter Contracting Company, LLC
Diane Pizzaro Administrative Assistant TRC
George Preble President Beals and Thomas, Inc.
Michela Redington Environmental Justice Intern EEA
Marc Richards Director, Sustainability & Environmental Affairs Eversource
Joel Rodriguez Director DOD/Federal Sales EBI Inc
Chris Rodstrom Technical Design & Permitting Manager Vineyard Wind
Joseph Roman Environmental Division Manager GEI Consultants, Inc.
Timothy Roskelley Partner Anderson & Kreiger LLP
Daniel Rukakoski Vice President Tighe & Bond, Inc.
Jake San Antonio Managing Director – Environmental Services VHB
Mason Sandell Principal Charter Contracting
Nathalie Schils Director of Offshore Energy Tetra Tech
Lauren Soos Sales & Marketing Director TRS Group
Peter Spawn VP unaffiliated
Bruce Stanas Corporate Vice President – Waste Disposal Wheelabrator
Geoff Starsiak Principal Epsilon Associates, Inc.
Nancy Struzenski Director of Marketing Alpha Analytical
Flora Su Environmental Engineer I GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Tim Sullivan Senior Project Manager TRC
Curt Thalken CEO Normandeau Associates Inc.
Mark Tremblay Director of Business Development Hydro Quebec
Scott Turner Director of Planning Environmental Partners
Mark Van Weelden Business Manager Covanta
Andrew Vitvitsky Research Associate MIT Climate CoLab
Julie Wormser Deputy Director Mystic River Watershed Association
Thomas Yeransian Principal CommonWealth Resource Management Corporation


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PowerPoint Presentations

The available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC Leadership Webinar: Massachusetts Environmental and Energy Agenda for 2021 completed on January 20, 2021, can be viewed below.

PowerPoint Presentation – Leadership Webinar – MA Environmental and Energy Agenda for 2021

Webinar Recording

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