Dan Borgna, Dale Group

Instructor for: Remediating Sites, LSRPs Understanding Risks and Liabilities

Mr. Borgna is Vice President of Dale Groups Environmental and Construction Unit. For 24 years, he has worked in both the environmental claims and brokerage side representing environmental service firms for their complete insurance, surety bonds and risk management needs with special emphasis on Professional, General and Contractors Pollution Liability. Dan is an active member and speaker in several environmental industry groups such as Environmental Business Council of NJ, LSRP Association, LSP Association, NAIOP, UTCA, National Underwriters Association and the League of Municipalities. He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering and Business Administration from the University of Maine and maintains a New Jersey Property and Casualty
 

Donald W. Brickner, Marathon Engineering & Environmental

Instructor for: Navigating Land Use Laws and Regulations During Site Remediation

Mr. Brickner has 17 years of experience in the environmental consulting industry focusing on land use permitting and ecological investigations throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. He is responsible for the management of environmental projects and performing many different types of technical services including field investigations and preparation of permit applications in support of projects requiring approvals from state and federal regulatory programs, such as Coastal Area Facility Review Act (CAFRA), Waterfront Development, Freshwater Wetlands, and Coastal Wetlands to name a few. Mr. Brickner has testified on various environmental issues, including wetlands and rare species, at the local and state levels and has served as a third-party expert in civil actions involving wetlands.
 

Laura Brinkerhoff, LSRP, CPG, Brinkerhoff Environmental Services

Instructor for: NJ Brownfields and Community Collaborative Initiatives

Ms. Brinkerhoff has experience with more than 250 remediation projects, also known as "brownfield sites," required regulatory compliance evaluation, design, and implementation of extraction technologies for removing petroleum products and other environmental contaminants from soil and groundwater. She has developed an effective strategy for negotiating alternative cleanup plans with oversight agencies when traditional methods used are not considered "cost-effective." Her ability to move projects efficiently through the regulatory process has been instrumental in controlling cleanup costs on virtually all projects.
 

Keith Brodock, P.E., P.P., Integral Consulting, Inc.

Instructor for: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAs) 101

Mr. Brodock is a licensed professional engineer, licensed professional planner, and project manager with more than 15 years of experience in environmental engineering, remediation design, and construction. As a professional engineer, Mr. Brodock has responsibilities ranging from oversight of investigation and remediation to cost estimation and project execution. He has been at the forefront of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) remediation by guiding treatment selection and successfully constructing remedial systems. His experience additionally includes sites impacted with chlorinated solvents, petroleum compounds, PCBs, and other constituents of emerging concern. One of Mr. Brodock’s primary responsibilities is serving as President of Integral Engineering, P.C., which provides engineering services in New York, New Jersey, and North Carolina.
 

William P. Call, P.G., LSRP

Instructor for: Remediating Sites, LSRPs Understanding Risks and Liabilities

Mr. Call has developed and implemented numerous projects involving investigations of various hazardous waste facilities and related site remediation projects. These projects have included state, county, municipal and commercial properties impacted by various operations. Past project experience includes various environmental investigations; remediation of major NJ educational, road expansion, and Brownfields projects; sites impaired by leaking underground storage tanks; Industrial Site Remediation Act investigations; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act site closures; and extensive hydrogeological investigations.
 

Robert L. Carter, LSRP, Marathon Engineering & Environmental

Instructor for: Navigating Land Use Laws and Regulations During Site Remediation

Mr. Carter has 19 years of experience in the environmental engineering and science industry and manages Marathon’s Environmental Department. As an LSRP, Mr. Carter has successfully closed thirty (30) cases with the issuance of response action outcomes. Mr. Carter has extensive experience with brownfields redevelopment projects including identifying various funding mechanisms at the federal and state level, determining appropriate cleanup levels and establishing appropriate engineering and institutional controls.
 

Jeffrey Casaletto, Esq., Norris McLaughlin, PA

Instructor for: LSRP Board Rules - What an LSRP Needs to Know

Mr. Casaletto represents and counsels clients in a wide range of industries, including commercial and residential development, chemical and industrial manufacturing, and commercial businesses. He assists clients in resolving issues related to site remediation, due diligence, solid and hazardous waste disposal, environmental regulatory compliance and solid waste utility licensing and approvals, permitting, Brownfields redevelopment, and cleanup cost recovery. He has experience handling matters involving CERCLA, RCRA, EPCRA, and OPA. He has negotiated removal orders, EPCRA/OPA settlements, cost recovery for removal and remedial actions, Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Settlements, and Remedial Design/Remedial Action Settlements.
 

Denis Crayon, Experience Safety Institute

Instructor for: Site Characterization for Planning In-Situ Remediation: The Tools, Technologies and Planning

Denis Crayon is the President of Experience Safety Institute; an organization dedicated to highly effective and systematic Occupational Health & Safety training. Denis’ track record and years of experience as a Health & Safety expert, coupled with his recognition of Health & Safety as a growing strategic initiative across corporate America, became a catalyst for him to launch this unique institution.

 

Dermot Dillon, Summit Drilling Company

Instructor for: Site Characterization for Planning In-Situ Remediation: The Tools, Technologies and Planning

As Vice President of Major Accounts at Summit Drilling, Mr. Dillon expertly manages the largest and most complex projects. His depth of experience enables him to support, contribute and optimize site remediation approaches that lead to better outcomes. At the foundation of Mr. Dillon’s 35 years of industry experience is his 10 years of field drilling. As a NJ Master Well Driller, Mr. Dillon has operated hollow stem augers, mud rotary, air rotary and reverse rotary rigs. Mr. Dillon is also active in support of his industry and presently serves as the Secretary for the NJ Groundwater Association.
 

Martha N. Donovan, Esq., Norris McLaughlin, PA

Instructor for: LSRP Board Rules - What an LSRP Needs to Know

Ms. Donovan is Co-Chair of the Environmental Law Group at Norris McLaughlin. She devotes her practice to environmental law and complex litigation with an emphasis on the defense of environmental property damage and toxic tort claims. She has represented clients in administrative and judicial proceedings before state and federal courts and agencies, including the NJDEP and the EPA. She has litigated matters relating to the generation, storage, discharge, or release of hazardous substances, including representation under CERCLA and Superfund, and has defended actions filed by adjoining, predecessor, and successor property owners alleging physical injuries, emotional distress, or lost property values.
 

Scott Drew, LSRP, LSE, Geosyntec Consultants

Instructor for: LSRP Exam Prep Course and Ethics

Scott Drew is a Senior Principal Environmental Scientist based in New Jersey with more than 25 years of experience focused on the fields of environmental technology, site remediation, and environmental chemistry. His practice focuses on the in situ remediation of organic compounds, including chlorinated solvents, explosives, and MTBE. His recent work in fractured rock environments has included the application of anaerobic bioaugmentation in mudstones and biosparging in karst.
 

Baxter Duffy, AWT Environmental Services

Instructor for: Site Characterization for Planning In-Situ Remediation: The Tools, Technologies and Planning

Baxter Duffy is Division Manager of Drilling & Injection Services for AWT Environmental Services. Involved in site remediation and drilling since 1988, he has managed an extensive array of remedial projects including excavation, SVE and sparge systems installations, direct push sampling, hollow stem auger, air rotary, Sonic drilling, and in situ remedial projects. He began developing in situ delivery systems in the mid 1990’s, performing some of the first direct push injections of ORC® and HRC® products in New Jersey. Since then he has been involved in hundreds of in situ remediation efforts injecting numerous varieties of remedial materials over that time. Before joining AWT, he founded and ran Subsurface Remediation & Investigation, Inc. from 2001-2011 which focused on providing in situ injection services. Since 2011, he has been responsible for all drilling and injection project development and implementation at AWT.
 

Rodger A Ferguson, LSRP, PennJersey Environmental Consulting

Instructor for: What SRRA 2.0 Means to LSRPs

Rodger Ferguson, President of PennJersey Environmental Consulting, is an active member of the LSRPA Steering, Risk Management and Loss Prevention, and Regulatory Outreach Committees, and is the immediate past President of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Ferguson is a key participant in NJDEP stakeholder groups established for the Technical Requirements for Site Remediation, Remediation Standards, and guidance documents, including the committees established to evaluate alternative and clean fill material protocols (as stakeholder co-chair) as well as the quality assurance and analytical laboratory methodologies required for the investigation of contaminated sites. Mr. Ferguson has 30+ years’ experience in the environmental field.
 

Joe Galley, GZA GeoEnvironmental

Instructor for: LSRP Exam Prep Course

Joe Galley is a Vice President with GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. with a concentration in site assessment, and investigation, regulatory compliance and site remediation.   After spending his early career at the NJDEP, then running a small environmental consulting firm for 20 years, Joe has brought his three decades of experience to GZA where he is a principal in the Fairfield New Jersey office. Joe is a Certified Hazardous Material Manager and holds a Licensed Site Remediation Professional license.  Although working with a variety of client sectors, his specialty is working with industrial clients to achieve regulatory compliance with the Industrial Site Recovery Act, the ISO 14001 standard and sites subject to the Site Remediation Reform Act.
 

Charles R. Harman, P.W.S., Wood Environment & Infrastructure

Instructor for: LSRP Exam Prep Course

Mr. Harman is a Principal Ecologist in the Somerset, NJ office of Wood Environment & Infrastructure. He has over 30 years experience as an environmental consultant in support of commercial/industrial parties, and non-enforcement government agencies. During his career, he has focused on natural resource related assessment and management activities, including ecological risk assessments, sediment evaluations, biological assessments, natural resource damage assessments, wetlands evaluation/mitigation, and ecological restorations. Mr. Harman has been actively involved with the Interstate Technology Council (ITRC), where he was one of the lead authors for the Technical and Regulatory Guidance Documents for both constructed and mitigation wetlands.
 

Tim Hull, P.G., LSRP, Princeton Geoscience, Inc.

Instructor for: Borehole Geophysical Logging: Applications for Environmental Site Remediation

Mr. Hull is a Professional Geologist and NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professional with nearly 20 years of experience implementing multi-media field investigations, managing large volumes of complex data, and developing concise summaries and graphics that support remediation decision making. Currently serving as Field Team Leader for complex RCRA Corrective Action and CERCLA (Superfund) projects, Tim also has expertise in oversight of drilling, remediation, surveying and geophysics subcontractors; coordination with adjacent site owners pursuant to access agreements; and preparation of quarterly progress reports. A graduate of Bates College, Tim received his training in borehole geophysics from the National Ground Water Association. NGWA and equipment manufacturers.

 

Fayaz Lakhwala, Ph.D., PeroxyChem

Instructor for: Remediation of Heavy Metals Using In-Situ Approaches

Dr. Lakhwala serves as the Key Accounts Manager and Technology Applications Manager at PeroxyChem Environmental Solutions. He holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Science. He has over 25 years of experience in the area of site remediation with activities in technology development, remedial design and engineering, site characterization, treatability studies, project management and business development. He has worked with environmental technology companies, research laboratories and environmental consulting firms. In the past 15 years, his focus has been on the design and application of in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO), in situ chemical reduction (ISCR), enhanced reductive dechlorination (ERD), NAPL stabilization and treatment of heavy metals in soil and groundwater. Besides US, he has worked on projects in Asia Pacific and Europe.
 

Marlene Lindhardt, Wood Environment & Infrastructure

Instructor for: LSRP Exam Prep Course

Ms. Lindhardt is a Senior Associate for Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. in Somerset, NJ. She has been an LSRPA since 2012, and has over 38 years of experience in the environmental industry working for the federal government, emergency response remediation contractors and engineering consultants. Ms. Lindhardt is responsible for multiple projects ranging from preliminary assessments through site remediation for government and commercial clients. She has addressed wetlands, threatened and endangered species, and historic sites within the scope of site remediation. Ms. Lindhardt is a member of the LSRPA Board of Trustees and participates in various committees including Risk Management, Governance, Contaminants of Emerging Concern, and Regulatory Outreach. She has been a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) since 1985 and is a member of the ITRC committee for development of technical guidance for optimization of in-situ remediation technologies.
 

Bill Lindner, New Jersey DEP

Instructor for: NJ Brownfields and Community Collaborative Initiatives

Mr. Lindner is the Administrator of the Office of Brownfield and Community Revitalization (OBCR) at NJDEP. OBCR is charged with coordinating remediation and reuse efforts at specific brownfield sites and piloting innovative approaches to expedite the revitalization process. Bill also leads the Community Collaborative Initiative (CCI) Program. The CCI works closely with diverse partners in urban communities to support their vision for revitalization and growth. Prior to managing OBR, Mr. Lindner spent over 2 years developing and managing programs integral to New Jersey’s recovery from Superstorm Sandy. He also has extensive work experience as a contaminant hydrogeologist and project manager.
 

Wanda Monahan, Esq., Law Offices of Wanda Chin Monahan, LLC

Instructor for: NJ Brownfields and Community Collaborative Initiatives

Ms. Monahan's practice is focuses on environmental law and brownfields redevelopment representing both private and public clients, including developers, buyers and sellers of commercial and industrial properties, municipalities, counties, redevelopment authorities and entities. She has extensive experience in matters involving site remediation and redevelopment, environmental risk management in real estate transactions, environmental liability, enforcement, regulatory compliance, cost recovery, natural resource damages, environmental insurance, solid waste, permitting, insurance coverage, preparation of grant applications and military base remediation and reuse.
 

Ellen Moore, Mott MacDonald

Instructor for: LSRP Exam Prep Course

Ms. Moore, a Senior Associate at Mott MacDonald, has 20 years of consulting experience and manages the environmental group located in the Morristown, New Jersey office. Ms. Moore has extensive experience with all aspects of site remediation projects for clients within the public, private redevelopment and industrial sectors. Her area of expertise includes due diligence, environmental permitting and brownfields redevelopment, where she has secured millions of dollars in funding for brownfield redevelopment projects across northern NJ.
 

David Morris, LSRP, Tectonic Engineering Consultants

Instructor for: LSRP Exam Prep Course
 

Charles Neslund, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Environmental

Instructor for: Data Collection and Analysis for LSRPs: From the Field to the Lab and Lab Data Validation

Mr. Neslund is the Scientific Officer for Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Environmental, LLC (ELLE). He is responsible for identifying and framing trends in analytical testing and equipment. He has over 33 years of laboratory experience, and has a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh (1982) and two years of graduate study credits in Organic Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh (1982-1984). He has presented dozens of oral and poster presentations at national conferences including EMDQ, NEMC, AEHS, ACS, and Battelle. Mr. Neslund is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Chromatography Forum of Delaware Valley (CFDV), Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA), Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), and Sediment Management Workgroup (SMWG).
 

John Oberer, LSRP, GZA GeoEnvironmental

Instructor for: LSRP Project Management

John Oberer is a Vice President and Associate Principal at GZA with over 27 years of experience, 23 years at GZA, in environmental investigation and remediation. Mr. Oberer also serves as the District Office Manager for GZA’s metropolitan Philadelphia area offices and has served as a trainer for GZA’s project management training program. He attended Carnegie Mellon University where he received a BS in Chemistry with a Toxicology minor. John is a founding member of the LSRPA and has held every executive office on its Board of Trustees. In 2018, South Jersey Biz magazine named John one of its Top Executives of the Year. He has served on several NJDEP committees developing guidance for implementation of the LSRP program. John has also published several articles on New Jersey’s LSRP program.
 

Erin Palko, P.G., LSRP, Integral Consulting, Inc.

Instructor for: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAs) 101

Ms. Palko is a licensed geologist and site remediation professional with 20 years of consulting experience. She has experience working at sites affected by a variety of chemicals, including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), 1,4 dioxane, chlorinated solvents, petroleum hydrocarbons, other volatile organic compounds, and metals. Ms. Palko provides strategic support to manage PFAS liabilities for clients that include developers, chemical manufacturers, and several Fortune 500 oil and gas companies. She is the project manager for a number PFAS remedial investigation projects throughout the United States, including New Jersey. Ms. Palko has conducted oversight on a wide variety of complex and large projects; she has experience with both state- and federal-lead projects and has successfully closed projects in multiple states.
 

Jim Peterson, P.G., LSRP, Princeton Geoscience, Inc.

Instructor for: Borehole Geophysical Logging: Applications for Environmental Site Remediation

Mr. Peterson has extensive experience in guiding projects to successful outcomes under New Jersey's Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA) and RCRA Corrective Action. He is the Chairman and past Programming Chair for the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) NY–PA Chapter; on the Technical Sounding Board for the LSRPA; and supporting instructor for “Groundwater in Fractured Bedrock” at Rutgers University. A graduate of Colorado State University, Jim worked at two leading consulting firms, gaining diverse project experience before founding Princeton Geoscience, Inc., in 2000. Since the advent of SRRA, Jim has expanded the company’s offerings to include a range of services to LSRPs and other consulting industry colleagues, key among these being fractured bedrock site support and borehole geophysical logging services.
 

Michael Poland, LSRP, Poland Environmental Consulting

Instructor for: LSRP Exam Prep Course

Mr. Poland has over 20 years’ experience in consulting and founded Poland Environmental Consulting LLC in 2018. He has a bachelor’s in Environmental Engineering and master’s degree in Geo-Environmental Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. He has served as a co-chair of the LSRPA’s Continuing Education Committee since 2018. He has managed a wide variety of environmental site remediation and engineering projects, principally as the Licensed Site Remediation Professional for numerous New Jersey construction and redevelopment projects. Mr. Poland’s project experience includes all phases of environmental site remediation work, such as environmental due diligence for property transactions, environmental investigation, and remediation design and oversight at contaminated sites.
 

Stephen Posten, LSRP, Wood Environment & Infrastructure

Instructor for: LSRP Exam Prep Course

Mr. Posten has over 45 years of experience working as a hydrologist and hydrogeologist in New Jersey, New York and throughout the northeast. He opened the New Jersey office of Wood (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler) in 1994, and is a Vice President and manager of major remediation projects for government and industry. He has been involved in the stakeholder regulatory reform process in New Jersey for the past 20 years, and was a founding member of the LSRP Association. Steve was the co-chair or principal author of several recent technical guidance documents prepared by the NJDEP and the Stakeholder community under the requirements of SRRA, including Monitored Natural Attenuation, Identification of Off-Site Contaminant Sources, and Attainment of Remediation Standards. He also represented the LSRPA in Stakeholder committee work with the NJDEP to update and revise the Impact to Groundwater pathway technical guidance, and played a central role in development of the recently completed “Capping of Soils to Address the IGW Pathway” guidance document.
 

Peter J. Postorino, CHMM, AWT Environmental Services, Inc.

Instructor for: Waste Classification and Management for LSRPs

Mr. Postorino is responsible for overall management of AWT Environmental Services, including finance, marketing, estimating, legal and compliance issues. He has completed thousands of waste profiles, manifests and waste documents as well as providing training employees on same. Mr. Postorino is also responsible for prequalification and selection of disposal facilities as well as judgment and classification of waste, and is a NJDEP-approved A901 key person.
 

Andrew B. Robins, Esq., Sills Cummis

Instructor for: Ethics

Andrew B. Robins uses his wide range of environmental law experience to counsel clients in regulatory compliance, cost recovery litigation, redevelopment, brownfields, transaction negotiation and risk analysis. His broad background includes environmental and brownfield redevelopment matters involving solid and hazardous waste regulations, the LSRP program, ISRA/ECRA, CAFRA, voluntary cleanups, medical waste regulations, wetlands regulations, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, underground storage tanks (USTs), stream encroachment (flood plain) regulations, waterfront development, Meadowlands, Highlands, Pinelands and CERCLA (Superfund) as well as land use approval matters and related transactions and litigation.
 

Sergio Rojas, LSRP, Brinkerhoff Environmental Services, Inc.

Instructor for: NJ Brownfields and Community Collaborative Initiatives

Mr. Rojas has more than 15 years of experience managing environmental remediation and geotechnical construction monitoring projects. His expertise includes environmental site assessments (Phase I), investigations (Phase II), regulatory audits, and inspections for residential, commercial, and industrial properties throughout the United States and in Mexico. He has managed the installation and operation of numerous remediation systems and provided insurance industry clients with claim support, risk analysis, and cost analysis services. Specialized knowledge includes remediation of chlorinated solvents in sediments and fractured bedrock, and PCB remediation with USEPA approvals.
 

Victor Rotonda, Geoprobe Systems

Instructor for: Site Characterization for Planning In-Situ Remediation: The Tools, Technologies and Planning

Victor Rotonda joined Geoprobe Systems® in 2000 and has been responsible for customer service and sales activities in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions for the company. He has organized and conducted machine and tooling field demonstrations and events, product and tooling reviews, new tooling development, machine maintenance, machine and tooling training, and day-to-day customer contacts to name a few. Mr. Rotonda has been a part of the geotechnical and environmental drilling industries since 1973, ranging from field technician, to Driller’s Operator, to Drilling Supervisor. As a Drilling Department Manager, he managed the drilling operations for Converse Construction in New Jersey. As an Environmental Drilling Supervisor for Land Tech Remedial, he was responsible for all Direct Push Services with their Geoprobe® direct push machine at their base of operations in New Jersey.
 

Keith Savel, CHMM, LSRP, Vision Environmental, LLC

Instructor for: Waste Classification and Management for LSRPs

Mr. Savel manages the Waste Consulting group for Vision Environmental, LLC. The group provides waste management classification, transportation and disposal of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous waste material for a wide array of clients. He oversees the proper waste classification and field packaging of laboratory and industrial chemicals for various manufacturing clients. He is also responsible for providing Health and Safety compliance services to insure compliance with OSHA regulations.
 

John Scagnelli, Esq., Scarinci Hollenbeck

Instructor for: Remediating Sites, LSRPs Understanding Risks and Liabilities and Ethics

Mr. Scagnelli's environmental law practice encompasses the entire environmental law field, including compliance, litigation, auditing, permitting and counseling. He is Environmental Counsel to the New Jersey League of Municipalities. He also serves as environmental counsel for banks and lending institutions, commercial and industrial companies, states and municipalities, real estate development organizations, and other organizations. His environmental work includes remediation projects and litigation relating to state environmental statutes.
 

Steven T. Senior, Esq., Riker Danzig

Instructor for: What SRRA 2.0 Means to LSRPs and Ethics

Steven T. Senior is a partner in Riker Danzig's Environmental Group. He has developed extensive expertise in complex regulatory and transactional matters, including brownfields redevelopment, site remediation and ISRA, permitting and counseling, due diligence, and enforcement defense. His practice serves a wide array of industries and businesses, including brownfields redevelopers, the energy, manufacturing and pharmaceutical sectors and environmental consulting and engineering firms. Steve has been a leading attorney involved in the development of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) program and the New Jersey Site Remediation Reform Act. He participated in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Legislative Reform Stakeholder Process for the Site Remediation Program.
 

Kathi Stetser, P.G., LSRP, GEI Consultants

Instructor for: Ethics

Ms. Stetser, a Vice President and Industrial Practice Leader at GEI Consultants, has 26 years of consulting experience and specializes in environmental program management and New Jersey site remediation services for clients within the chemical, pharmaceutical, utility, petroleum and manufacturing business sectors. Kathi is a NJ regulatory specialist and is expert in matters relating to the Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA). She is active on numerous NJDEP Stakeholder Committees involving new regulations and technical guidance and is currently serving on the NJDEP Remedial Action Permit and the Ground Water Quality Standards Classification working groups.
 

Ted Toskos, LSRP, PG, Woodard & Curran

Instructor for: LSRP Exam Prep Course; LSRP Practitioner Strategies for Ensuring Regulatory Compliance; and Site Remediation Data and Information - Collection, Analysis and Developing a Sound Basis for Delivering Professional Judgement

Mr. Toskos is a Professional Geologist and Licensed Site Remediation Professional with almost 35 years of experience in the environmental consulting field. He has an in-depth understanding of regulations, investigation and remediation technologies and the ability to direct projects from inception to completion. Ted was a contributing author to NGWA’s 2017 "GROUNDWATER AND PFAS: STATE OF KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE," and has presented in many national and international conferences. He has participated in NJDEP Work Groups including the "Revision of the Technical Requirements of Site Remediation," "Update of Soil Remediation Standards” and "Update of GWQS – Ground Water Classification." He has participated in writing of the Technical Guidance documents for many courses.
 

Christopher Venezia, LSRP, Mott MacDonald

Instructor for: Variances - Diverging from a Rule

Mr. Venezia is an LSRP and has been working in the Environmental field for over 30-years. A graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology, Chris has focused his career on site investigation, remediation and regulatory compliance in New Jersey. He has successfully completed complex multi-disciplinary projects involving multiple contaminants in all media including investigation and remediation within fractured bedrock. Emerging contaminants are of interest to him from both the regulatory and technical perspective. Chris enjoys finding innovative solutions to meet client, technical and regulatory needs.

Neil Yoskin, Esq., Cullen & Dykman

Instructor for: Navigating Land Use Laws and Regulations During Site Remediation

Neil Yoskin is a partner in the firm’s Environmental department. His practice includes all aspects of Environmental, Land Use, Natural Resource, and Redevelopment Law. He provides advice and representation to a wide range of clients including businesses, industry organizations, municipal governments, banks, financial services companies, and private property owners. He has litigated matters related to wetlands, waterfront development, public access, port facility sighting, endangered species, solid waste licensing, and groundwater pollution in state and federal courts. Neil also regularly represents clients before the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and local agencies throughout New Jersey.