EBC Solid Waste Management Program: MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs


Date: September 18, 2018


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


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This EBC Solid Waste Management Program will provide a unique opportunity for attendees to hear first from Greg Cooper, Division Director at the MassDEP Bureau of Air & Waste, and then from each of the four regional MassDEP Solid Waste Section Chiefs.

Discussion topics with the DEP Solid Waste Management Section Chiefs will include but not be limited to:

  • What types of facilities are being permitted?
  • What type of enforcement is taking place?
  • What changes/developments have occurred or are anticipated to occur with resources/staffing?
  • What are your top three priorities?

There will be ample time for open discussion and Q & A with attendees.

Final Agenda – EBC Solid Waste Management Program – Regional MassDEP Solid Waste Chiefs

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this meeting (2.0 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.



Program Chair:

  • Thomas Mackie, EBC Vice Chair – Strategic Planning; Managing Shareholder, Mackie Shea P.C.

Speaker Agenda:

Overview – MassDEP Solid Waste Management Program

  • Greg Cooper, Division Director, Business Compliance and Recycling, Bureau of Air & Waste, MassDEP

Update from the Regional MassDEP Solid Waste Management Chiefs

  • Mark Fairbrother, Northeast Region
  • James McQuade, Central Region
  • Mark Dakers, Southeast Region
  • Daniel Hall, Western Region

Following the speaker presentations will be a panel discussion moderated by Tom Mackie of Mackie Shea P.C.


Program Details

Registration, Continental Breakfast: 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Program: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Attendee List

Rashi Akki Ag-Grid Energy LLC CEO
Scott Alfonse Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District Executive Director
Jeff Azano-Brown Town of Wellesley RDF Superintendent
David Bonnett Geosyntec Consultants Principal
Frederic Bruneau ReEnergy Recycling Environmental Compliance Manager
Jeff Burdick Tunnel Hill Partners VP
Jackie Caceci Tighe & Bond, Inc. Project Manager
William Campbell Tetra Tech, Inc. Senior Project Manager
Gretchen Carey Republic services Recycling and Organics Coordinator
Angelo Cerro Tunnel Hill Partners
Samuel Chapin Brown and Caldwell Managing Engineer
Ken Connolly Commonwealth Waste Transportation, LLC. Managing Member
Timothy Cusson Parallel Products VP
Mitchell DeLorenzo United Material Management CFO
George Drew Covanta Regional Environmental Manager
Vincent Farese Wheelabrator Technologies Market Manager
Christopher Ford Republic Services Environmental Manager
Claire Galkowski South Shore Recycling Cooperative Executive Director
Lindi Higgins AECOM Senior Scientist/Project Manager
Duane Himes Weston & Sampson Associate
Matt Hughes Wheelabrator Technologies Inc Senior Environmental Manager
Christopher Jez Murphy Road Recycling Operations Manager
Samuel King Blue Earth Compost Guru of Marketing & Business Development
Alan Kirschner Brown and Caldwell Vice President
Scott Lemay United Materials Management
Joanne Lupa Mass Electric dba National Grid Principal Environmental Scientist
Kurt Macnamara Devens Recycling Principal
Ken Marks SAK Environmental, LLC Senior Field Inspector
Anthony C. Martignetti Martignetti Development Principal
Marianna McCormick MassDevelopment Vice President of Business Development
Michael Milanoski Grafton and Upton Railroad President
Jonathan Murray Murphy Road Recycling Director of Operations
Shane Niven wTe Corporation Process & Research Engineer
Martin Odom AG-GRID ENERGY LLC Technical Adviser
Dale Raczynski Epsilon Associates, Inc. Principal
Charles Riccardi J.H. Maxymillian, Inc. Manager of Engineering
Stephen SAKAKEENY SAK Environmental LLC Principal
Ron St Michel Sanborn Head & Associates Senior Project Manager
Mike Taranovich Proterra Recycling Systems VP of Sales, Partner
Ken Verhelle Tunnel Hill Partners Regional Sales & Business Development Director
Stanley Walczak ReEnergy Recycling Facility Manager
Richard Wesenberg Golder Associates Inc. Program Leader and Principal
Tony Wespiser Weston & Sampson Senior Project Manager
Dan Woodger Rockwood Ag-Grid LLC
Steve Wright Sanborn Head Vice President



The available presentations from the EBC Solid Waste Management Program – Update from the MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs completed on September 18, 2018, can be viewed below.

Presentations – Solid Waste Management Program – Update from the MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs

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