URS Corporation’s David Gorden is Appointed to Conservation Board

At the February 28, 2009, Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC) Annual Environmental Conference in Worcester, Massachusetts, David Gorden of the URS Boston office was appointed to a one-year term on the MACC Board of Directors.

Dave is a Certified Soil Scientist and a Certified Wetland Scientist. Since 2000, Dave has worked with the Boston office as the environmental field team leader, specializing in complex field investigations; resource area delineations; and hazardous material response, remediation and removal activities. Most recently, he managed a project at a former ConocoPhillips facility in North Weymouth, Massachusetts.

Dave has been a member of his local conservation commission since 2003. He currently serves as Chair of the Association of Massachusetts Wetland Scientists’ Networking Committee. He formerly co-chaired the Environmental Business Council of New England’s Young Environmental Professionals Committee.

Dave is currently developing a networking group with MACC for conservation commissioners, agents and administrators; city, state and federal regulatory officials; and other environmental professionals. Their inaugural meeting is planned for April 21, 2009, in Lowell, Massachusetts.