EBC Announces Leadership Team for PCB & Emerging Contaminants Subcommittee

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Malcolm Beeler of Weston & Sampson, Elizabeth Denly of TRC, Steven LaRosa of Weston & Sampson, Jim Occhialini of Alpha Analytical, and Timothy Snay of  Ransom Consulting, Inc., have all been added to the newly formed EBC PCB & Emerging Contaminants Subcommittee Leadership Team.

Frank Ricciardi, Vice President at Weston & Sampson, will continue to serve as the Subcommittee Chair.

Malcolm Beeler, Team Leader | PCB Technical Lead
Weston & Sampson
273 Dividend Road, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
860.513.1473  //  [email protected]

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Mr. Beeler is a Senior Project Manager and Team Leader with Weston & Sampson Engineers in Rocky Hill, CT. He is a Licensed Environmental Professional with 30 years of experience in the environmental consulting industry focused on creative problem solving, project management, site investigation, contaminant remediation and environmental compliance. His consulting practice presently includes site investigation and remediation for PCBs in soil, groundwater, and building materials at numerous sites.  He has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering and Bachelors of Science degrees in Chemistry and Civil Engineering, all from the University of Texas at Austin.

Elizabeth Denly, Quality Assurance & Chemistry Systems Director
650 Suffolk Street, Lowell, MA 01854
978.656.3577  //  [email protected]

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Ms. Denly is a Director in the Technical Development Unit and is the Chemistry/Quality Assurance Director in the Environmental Sector at TRC. She is a chemist with 29 years of consulting experience encompassing field and laboratory analyses and audits, QA/QC, data validation, and consulting for regulatory agencies.

Ms. Denly is a leader in ITRC’s PFAS and TPH Risk Work Groups and in TRC’s Center of Research & Expertise (CORE) Emerging Contaminants Team and recently received the ITRC’s Industry Member of the Year Award for 2017. She is currently focusing on PFAS, specifically the nomenclature, chemistry, sampling procedures, QA/QC, and laboratory analytical methodologies, and has a significant role in educating clients, attorneys, and regulators about PFAS.

As a senior QA specialist at TRC, Ms. Denly is responsible for providing QA/QC oversight in support of a variety of environmental investigations and remediation programs including risk-based soil cleanups, ambient air monitoring, and human health and ecological risk assessments. In this role, she has directed the preparation of QAPPs, coordination with the laboratory, selection of the appropriate analytical methodologies to achieve the desired remedial standards, oversight and performance of the data validation process, and determination of the usability of the data and achievement of data objectives.

Steven LaRosa, Senior Project Manager
Weston & Sampson
98 South Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury, VT 05676
802.244.5051  //  [email protected]

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Mr. LaRosa is Weston& Sampson’s Emerging Contaminant Technical Leader with a current focus on PFAS.

Steve has been managing several PFAS investigation and remediation projects in Vermont and Rhode Island and has provided technical support for projects in New Hampshire and Massachusetts for the VTDEC.

Mr. LaRosa is a geologist with 25 years of experience, including extensive experience in preparing work plans and Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs) using TRIAD investigative techniques, cost estimating, health and safety programs, Corrective Action Feasibility Investigations (CAFIs) and Corrective Action Plans (CAPs).

Steve has presented at more than a dozen professional conferences and continuing education trainings regarding PFAS investigation and treatment.

Jim Occhialini, Vice President, Technical Sales
Alpha Analytical
320 Forbes Boulevard, Mansfield, MA 02054
508.898.9220  //  [email protected]

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Jim Occhialini is a vice president with Alpha Analytical and he serves as the practice leader for the
laboratory’s specialty analytical services group. Jim has 40 years of environmental analytical and
consulting experience working on a wide range of projects. Jim is very active with a number of regulatory workgroups and industry associations where he has given numerous technical presentations and training programs.

Timothy Snay, Principal | Vice President | Senior Scientist
Ranson Consulting, Inc.
12 Kent Way, Suite 100, Byfield, MA 01922
978.465.1822 x122  //  [email protected]

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As a Licensed Site Professional (LSP) in Massachusetts and a Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) in Connecticut since 1998, Tim has almost 30 years of professional experience in the environmental consulting field working with large and small teams of environmental professionals on a variety of projects

Specialties: Investigation, remediation and abatement of PCBs in the environment and building materials, site investigation and remediation, environmental due diligence, brownfields redevelopment and regulatory compliance.

As a Principal and Vice President at Ransom’s Byfield, Massachusetts office, Tim is responsible for day-to-day company operations, short- and long-term business planning, management of small- and large-scale environmental projects, mentoring junior staff, and providing technical support services. Tim’s responsibilities include providing technical and regulatory support to project staff, technical review of final work products, project management, business development, client relationship maintenance, and development and management of operating budgets.