Tuesday
Jan102017

John Simon

Nominated for: President

John Simon, the current SURF President, is Editor-in-Chief of the Remediation Journal and a Director at Gnarus Advisors located in Arlington, Virginia. John has served in numerous management positions, including Executive Vice President and a U.S. board member of an international consulting firm. He has reviewed and facilitated the publication of six SURF articles in the Remediation Journal, including the SURF White Paper. John leads the ASTM Greener Cleanups Task Group and was also a member of the ASTM Integrating Sustainable Objectives into Cleanup Task Group. He is a frequent speaker and author on topics related to sustainable remediation. John is a devoted SURF member and looks forward to assisting the organization in creating innovative programs for its future.

Tuesday
Jan102017

Barbara Maco

Nominated for: Vice President

Barbara Maco is the Sustainability Director for Wactor & Wick LLP Environmental Lawyers. She support clients with projects focused on sustainable remediation, redevelopment, and renewable energy generation on impaired lands. At the US EPA, Barbara served as a Senior Remedial Project Manager and facilitated EPA’s Greener Cleanup Memorandums of Understanding with the US Air Force and the Department of the Navy. Barbara’s projects have included international and US federal and state Superfund sites, brownfields, and military munitions response sites. She served on the scientific committees for both the Third and Fourth International Sustainable Remediation Forums. Barbara has been active in SURF since 2013, serving on the Case Study Initiative Committee, coordinating the submittal of the first two case studies. Barbara served as Vice President on SURF’s 2016 Board of Trustees; she now co-leads SURFs technical initiative researching Climate Change and Resilience within Sustainable Remediation.Barbara holds a BA in Ecological Systems and a Masters in Business Administration in Sustainable Management.

Tuesday
Jan102017

Lindsay Burton

Nominated for: Secretary; At Large Trustee

Lindsay Burton is the Facilitator for ExxonMobil Environmental Services Company (EMES) Green and Sustainable Remediation (GSR) network as well as the Operations Integrity Management System (OIMS) Coordinator. She has been with EMES since graduating from Clemson University in 2013 with a BS in Biological Systems Engineering and has had previous assignments managing a portfolio of retail remediation sites in addition as well as a project development role. Developing a passion for sustainable practices early on, Lindsay served as Communications Chair for the Clemson University Sustainability Committee, a subgroup of the Student Government Organization. She has been an active SURF member since 1Q2016, encouraging ExxonMobil to become a silver SURF sponsor in 1Q2017. In 2016 she participated on both the Communications and Academic Outreach committees. Recently she has been pursuing an EMES GSR pilot study program in pursuit of developing an EMES GSR program. She hopes to use her board position to assist, collaborate, and accomplish the goals that the SURF community has outlined.

Tuesday
Jan102017

Emerald Erickson-Mulanax

Nominated for: At Large Trustee

Emerald Erickson-Mulanax is a Project Geologist at Farallon Consulting in Issaquah, Washington and has more than 7 years of professional experience in environmental consulting. Areas of experience include environmental due diligence, site characterization, remediation, and insurance and litigation support.  Emerald has lead Farallon’s sustainable remediation initiative since 2011. Most recent sustainability experience includes assisting the Washington State Department of Ecology with evaluating cleanup sites and landfills around the state that may be vulnerable to climate change impacts and researching how to make the projects more resilient to climate change by assessing vulnerabilities and evaluating adaption strategies. Emerald has been a member of SURF since 2012, has been on the meeting planning committee for SURF 30, 31, 33, and 34, and is part of the SURF communications committee. Emerald is a member of the Washington chapter of the Women In Environment (WIE) professional group, the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC), and attends CleanTech Alliance meetings. Emerald is a Licensed Professional Geologist in the State of Washington and a Registered Professional Geologist in Oregon.

Tuesday
Jan102017

Paul Hadley

Nominated for: At Large Trustee

Paul Hadley retired from the workforce at the end of 2014 after approximately 25 years of service as an engineer in California's Department of Toxic Substances Control. During his working career he was fortunate to be a founding member of both the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) and SURF.  He has been a key contributor and leader on several initiatives of both organizations, notably SURF's landmark 'White Paper' document in 2009 and the 2013 SURF guide titled 'Groundwater Conservation and Reuse at Remediation Sites.' Currently a SURF At-Large Board Member, he hopes to continue to fruition several efforts initiated during his current appointment as well as provide continuity though the natural transitions that occur with each SURF election cycle.   Paul is the author of dozens of professional papers on the topics of risk, remediation and sustainable remediation, and continues to serve as a reviewer for various publications.  Despite owning guitars since immediately after the Beatles' first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show he is routinely humbled in pursuing his newfound love of playing classical guitar.  Paul's days are also filled with valuable instruction on behavior, social skills and snack food by his personal lifestyle coach and moral tutor - five year old grandson Hunter.

Tuesday
Jan102017

Erin Healy

Nominated for: At Large Trustee

Erin Healy is a Senior Managing Environmental Scientist with Anchor QEA working out of the Boston, MA office. She is a licensed professional geologist, and focuses on coastal and water resources impacts analysis. Erin has managed and prepared technical analyses for various types of site assessment and remediation projects, including large Superfund, state-led and European sites, over her 25 years working as an environmental consultant. Over the past decade, she has focused increasingly on both environmental and socioeconomic impacts of contaminated sites, remediation and proposed infrastructure projects. She strives to support her clients in moving efficiently through technical analysis, agency negotiation and stakeholder engagement, by broadening efforts from a narrow focus on regulatory compliance to effective communication and maximizing benefits for all stakeholders. Erin has been involved with SURF over the past three years, and found the group to be one of the most thought provoking professional organizations she has participated in. She presented a decision-making framework for integrating sustainability principles into remedial decision-making at the 2016 SURF meeting. She served as a reviewer for the SURF Social Initiative paper, currently leads a Technical Initiative focused on Communicating the Value of Sustainable Remediation, and is a member of the Climate Change Impacts Technical Initiative.

Tuesday
Jan102017

Michael Smilley

Nominated for: At Large Trustee

Michael Smilley is a Senior Project Geologist with Golder Associates in Atlanta, Georgia and has over 10 years of consulting experience serving the manufacturing, oil and gas, mining, power, and solid waste sectors. He routinely works on domestic and international projects involving site assessment, site remediation, aqueous geochemistry, and in-situ treatment. Active memberships include the National Groundwater Associates and SURF. Michael is also a licensed Professional Geologist. When he is not working he enjoys travelling with his family and pursues a goal of visiting all of the National Parks in the US.