On June 11, 2020 the EBC Membership voted to elect nine new members t0 the EBC Board of Directors. EBC’s newest Board members represent a diversity of sectors across the environmental and energy industries and will support EBC’s mission of fostering the development of the industry in New England.
Maeve V. Bartlett, Director, Strategic Development
One Federal Street, Boston MA 02110
617-894-1721 | [email protected]
Maeve Bartlett is currently the Director of Strategic Development at AECOM, a multinational design, engineering and construction firm. Maeve works on issues and projects across a wide range of disciplines, including energy, water, transportation and environmental permitting. Her primary focus is Sustainability, which encompasses business development and planning as well as project specific analysis and advice. Her clients cross all AECOM business lines and include transit agencies, offshore wind developers and city governments. Prior to joining AECOM in early 2015, Maeve served as Secretary of the MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA). Maeve had direct oversight of all of the energy and environmental agencies in Massachusetts, including MA DOER, MEPA and the MA DPU, as well as MA DEP, MA CZM, Mass Fish and Game and DCR. Before becoming Secretary, she served as MEPA Director, as General Counsel at EEA, as Senior Enforcement Counsel at EPA and in leadership positions at the MA Department of Transportation and the MBTA. Maeve has experience in development of complicated projects. Her understanding of interactions among the various permitting agencies often helps to facilitate permitting, as she has built a reputation for consensus building on divisive issues. She is a proud recipient of the Paul Keough Award from the EBC.
Andrea M. Braga, P.E., CPESC, Principal Water Resources Engineer
120 St. James Avenue #5 Boston MA 02116
617-250-4926 | [email protected]
Andrea is a Principal water resources engineer with extensive experience leading projects of varying size, type, scope, and complexity. Her technical specialties include stormwater management system design, surface water hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) compliance. Andrea has considerable experience in green stormwater infrastructure and low impact development from project planning and permitting to life-cycle costing, construction oversight, monitoring, and maintenance.
Andrea is a highly experienced project manager responsible for overseeing staff, reviewing project deliverables, controlling budget and schedule, and managing client relationships for dozens of projects annually. She is skilled at communicating complex concepts to a variety of audiences both in verbal and in written form. Andrea has authored and provided senior review of hundreds of technical reports, journal manuscripts, guidance documents, and fact sheets.
Andrea has presented on water resources and stormwater-related topics at over 30 conferences and workshops nationwide, including the NEIWPCC Annual NPS Conference, IECA’s Environmental Connection Conference, EWRI International Low Impact Development Conference, and NEWEA Annual Conference. She is also a technical peer reviewer for the Journal of Irrigation and Drainage and the Journal of Environmental Engineering.
Andrea is a Registered ProfessionalEngineer in MA and NY a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control and a Certified Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Provider.
John A. Chambers, PG, LSP, Executive Vice President of Operations
Fuss & O’Neill
American Locomotive Works, 317 Iron Horse Way, Suite 204, Providence RI 02908
401-861-3070 | [email protected]
John Chambers, PG, LSP has dedicated his career to revitalizing New England communities and environmental stewardship. John’s primary technical role in his 30 year career as a hydrogeologist and Licensed Site Professional, has focused on brownfields revitalization and site development; environmental assessment and remediation; and regulatory compliance.
John’s currently responsible for overall operations of Fuss & O’Neill, Inc. a 100-year old New England environmental and civil engineering firm serving clients from our offices in each of the six New England states. In that role John continues to evolve Fuss & O’Neill’s multidisciplinary technical capabilities in our primary service areas of Climate, Energy, Mobility and Placemaking. He is part of a 250 person technical team whose culture emphasizes selfless teamwork, collaboration and technical acumen.
John earned his BS in Geology from Tufts University in 1989, and an MS in Civil Engineering from Washington State University in 1996. These two educational interests were the foundation for John’s career passion for restoring blighted properties and the environment to improve the social, aesthetic, and economic health of the communities, clients and teammates he serves.
Chad W. Cox, P.E., Senior Principal / Managing Director
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
249 Vanderbilt Avenue, Norwood MA 02062
781-278-5787 | [email protected]
Chad W. Cox, P.E. is a Senior Principal with GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Chad manages GZA’s operations in Metro-Boston and currently is serving as the Managing Director on GZA’s Board of Directors. He is a registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, specializing primarily in dam engineering including dam safety and design, dam decommissioning, hydroelectric project development, and construction engineering services. Chad has worked on numerous projects in New England and beyond, including the rehabilitation of the Upper Mystic Lake Dam, the Muddy River Flood Reduction Project, the Byron Weston Hydroelectric Project, and others. He has published papers on dam engineering with organizations including ASCE, the Association of State Dam Safety Officials, and the US Society on Dams. Chad was part of founding EBC’s Dam Management Group and is still active with the Group. Chad has degrees in civil engineering from Princeton University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He began his engineering career with the Peace Corps, serving for over two years as a water supply engineer in Nepal. Chad is a native of Oklahoma but has lived in the Boston area for more than 20 years and now resides with his family in Brookline, MA.
Gary Davis, Jr., Senior Legal Counsel
890 Winter Street, Suite 300, Waltham MA 02451
617-560-1407 | [email protected]
Gary Davis joined the Spectra Energy legacy team in 2014, to provide legal counsel on environmental permitting and compliance, operational and right of way/real estate matters in connection with the delivery, operation and maintenance of natural gas pipeline facilities and services to end use customers.
Prior to joining Enbridge, Gary served in a variety of roles in the public and private sector where he worked on a broad range of legal services, including real estate and land use; regulatory and environmental compliance; construction; employment; and administrative law. Gary’s experience in the public sector included several legal positions within Massachusetts’ environmental agencies, including the General Counsel of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, where he worked with the six environmental, natural resource and energy regulatory agencies, on energy and environmental matters. Gary received his B.S. and MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and his Juris Doctorate from Northeastern University School of Law.
Robert L. Delhome, President
Charter Contracting Company, LLC
500 Harrison Avenue, Suite 4R, Boston MA 02118
857-246-6800 | [email protected]
Founder and president Bob Delhome, credits Charter’s track record for innovation, partnering and creative solutions as key contributors for his company’s many achievements and the respect it’s earned in the industry. Bob is committed to always doing what’s best for Charter’s clients, employees and partners alike.
Guided by strong personal ethics and an entrepreneurial spirit, Bob founded Charter in 1997 and has led its growth from inception to a multi-faceted enterprise with deep expertise in three core business areas: Remediation & Civil Construction, Environmental Services and Brownfield Development.
Charter is continually challenging itself to evolve and refine how it integrates its core competencies to deliver unique and differentiated solutions to the market.
It is a privilege for Bob to be able to leverage his professional experience combined with his passion for people and problem solving while executing complicated projects that enhance the natural and built environment while being impactful to the community at large.
Brenda L. Enos, Principal
TRC Companies, Inc.
2 Liberty Square, 6th Floor, Boston MA 02109
857-275-7293 | [email protected]
Brenda Enos is a Principal with TRC Companies. She has extensive experience in managing environmental permitting, environmental compliance, and environmental management systems.
Prior to joining TRC, Enos worked for the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport). While at Massport she was assistant director of capital programs and environmental management which included developing, launching, and implementing Massport’s Resiliency Program. Additionally, she initiated the development of Massport’s Disaster Infrastructure Resiliency Planning Study, one of the first of its kind in the aviation industry. Enos was the Vice President of Environmental Management Systems for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation before joining Massport.
Enos is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager and a Registered Environmental Manager. She received her MBA from Bryant University and her BA in Chemistry from Hiram College.
Curtis L. Thalken, CEO
Normandeau Associates, Inc.
25 Nashua Road, Bedford, NH 03110
03-637-1110 | [email protected]
Normandeau’s Chief Executive Officer Colonel (retired) Curt Thalken, PE has over 35 years of management, environmental consulting, engineering and permitting expertise. In his 10 years with Normandeau, COL Thalken has served in positions of increasing responsibility, including serving for the past several years as Chief Operating Officer.
Since joining Normandeau, Thalken has been responsible for overseeing company operations, including expansion of Normandeau’s Federal and State Government portfolio, an increased presence in renewable energy markets, and has championed innovative technologies to address emerging environmental issues for our clients.
His experience with Normandeau includes extensive oversight of: energy transmission (Gas and electric) and power (including: nuclear, fossil fuel, hydro and other renewables) projects nationwide; Federal, State and Municipal environmental service contracts; and environmental compliance assistance for many private sector entities nationwide.
Prior to joining Normandeau, COL Thalken served on active duty in the U.S. Army as an engineer officer for over 25 years. His experience included working in both austere and developed environments, teaching in the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at the United States Military Academy, West Point NY, and command of an Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy) in Afghanistan. His military career culminated as Commander of the New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) responsible for all aspects of the Federal Government’s engineering efforts and regulatory programs within New England.
His education includes a BS, in Chemistry from the United States Military Academy and MS, in Engineering Sciences, from Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer in the states of: NH, CT, and FL.
Michael J. Walsh, Vice President
75 State Street, Suite 701, Boston MA 02109
617-452-6535 | [email protected]
Michael Walsh is Vice President with CDM Smith, a global engineering and construction firm headquartered in Boston. Mike is an environmental engineer with over 30 years of experience in technical, project management, client service, and organizational management roles, including the management of large, highly complex projects both locally and overseas. In his current role, Mike provides technical and managerial oversight for water, water reclamation, and alternative project delivery projects throughout New England.
Mike is a Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in multiple states, a Chartered Engineer (CEng.) in the United Kingdom, a Board Certified Environmental Engineer of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, and an Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) as designated by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. He is active in several professional organizations, is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences, and has served as both guest and primary lecturer for several college-level engineering courses. He is also a Past President of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA), which represents over 120 engineering and land surveying companies in Massachusetts.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Merrimack College and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Northeastern University.