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EBC NH Chapter Breakfast Meeting with New Hampshire DES Commissioner Thomas S. Burack
April 10, 2007 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
This special EBC NH Chapter breakfast meeting will feature the recently appointed Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Services (DES) for the State of New Hampshire.
At this breakfast meeting, DES Commissioner Thomas S. Burack, who was appointed by Governor Lynch last November, will discuss those environmental issues that he has established as priorities for New Hampshire. Commissioner Burack will also provide insight into those issues that have implications for the environmental and energy industry.
Thomas S. Burack
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Tom Burack of Hopkinton is the fourth commissioner of DES. His term began November 1, 2006 and runs to 2010.
Tom comes to DES from the law firm of Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green, where he built a successful practice representing a wide range of manufacturing, service sector and institutional clients in environmental, health and safety, and energy matters. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Virginia School of Law.
For over 15 years, Tom was an active member of the Business & Industry Association’s (BIA) Environmental Affairs Committee, and in that capacity assisted with the development of the New Hampshire Brownfields Program. Tom was also the chair of the steering committee for the BIA’s WasteCap Resource Conservation Network, and chair and board member of the Institute for Community, Business and the New Hampshire Economy, the BIA’s non-profit supporting organization. Tom also served as chair and member of the board of directors of the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Investment Program, and he contributed nine years of service to the board of trustees of the Audubon Society of New Hampshire.