2014 DEQ Environmental Excellence Conference


TUESDAY - MARCH 11, 2014

Keynote: Dr. James Galloway, University of Virginia - Sustainability in a Global Environment: Have Your Considered Your Nitrogen Footprint?

Greening of the Conference

Net Zero: How the Department of Defense is Meeting the Challenge

Adrianne Moore, Defense Supply Center Richmond

Paul Volkman, Department of the Army

Sustainability in the Marketplace: Distinguishing Your Company by Doing Good

Bob Kerr, Pure Strategies

Teri Kent, Charlottesville Better Business Challenge

Nathan Melvin, Novozymes

Sustainability Where We Live, Work, and Play: Greening Our Communities

Carol Davis, Town of Blacksburg

Monica Callahan and Alicia Zatcoff, Richmond 2015 

Andrea Trimble, University of Virginia

VEEP Sustainability Innovations

Lance Clark, Roanoke Cement Company

Gail Dunn, Marstel-Day LLC

Mike Ewing, BAE Norfolk Ship Repair


Sustainability, Environmental Management, Energy Management, Pollution Prevention... It's All Good

Neil Morgan, Virginia Tech COTA

Cam Metcalf, Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (retired)

Keeping the Early EMS Momentum Going: Continual Improvement of Your Program

Dave Gunnarson, Lockheed Martin

Mark Williams, Luck Companies

Building an Efficiency Culture with ENERGY STAR Tools

Walt Tunnessen, EPA HQ

Mike Jones, Intertape Polymer Group

Reducing Packaging Waste

Eric DesRoberts, GreenBlue

Leesa Kraemer, MeadWestvaco

Britt Staley, MeadWestvaco

Contractor Management: How to Make Sure They Understand and Follow Your EMS

Michele Lawton, Volvo Trucks North America

Recommissioning and Deconstructing Buildings: How to Achieve Maximum Environmental Efficiency

Jesse Warren, University of Virginia

Tony Parnell and Hugh Hensley, Virginia Department of Corrections

Food - The Final Frontier on the Pathway to Zero Waste

Luke Wolfgang, EPA Region 3

Annie Andrews, FeedMore

Chip Hall, Natural Organics Process Enterprises

How to Meet VEEP's Third Party Verification Requirement

Morgan Goodman, DEQ and Jenny Boeder/Bernie Osilka, Prince William County

Chris Dott, Micron Technology Virginia

Fleet Management: A Guide to Greening Your Vehicles and Maintenance Operations

Alleyn Harned, Virginia Clean Cities

Tom Westergaard, Prince William County

Charles Gibbens, Henrico County

Bob McElheney, City of Newport News

DEQ Regulatory Update

Mike Dowd, DEQ Air Division

Jeff Steers, DEQ Land Protection and Restoration Division

Melanie Davenport, DEQ Water Division

Integrating Environmental and Energy Management Systems/Superior Energy Performance

Michele Lawson and Chad Porter, Volvo Trucks North America

Jermaine Starks, NASA Goddard Wallops Flight 

DOD and Municipal Strategies for Climate Change

John Morrill, Arlington County

Susan Elliott, City of Charlottesville

Ben McFarlane, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

Turnaround Successes: How Two Facilities Used EMS to Achieve Compliance and Save Money

Blase Keegel, Philip Morris USA Park 500

Harry Gregori, The East End Landfill (TEEL)

Casey Murray, Harnett Manufacturing


VEEP Participation: How to Apply, How to Stay In, and How to Capitalize on Your Participation

Keith Boisvert, DEQ

Howard Gray, International Paper

Louis Bott, City of Newport News

Jennifer Privette, City of Newport News

Sustainable Stormwater Management

Ginny Snead, The Louis Berger Group

Dave Hirschman, Center for Watershed Protection

Energy, Economy and Environment (E3) Virginia; Success Stories

Mindee Osno, EPA Region 3

Keith Litz. MTC and Frank Watson, GENEDGE

Randy Beauchamp, CCP

VEEP Annual Reporting: How to Track and Report Your Environmental Metrics

Keith Boisvert, DEQ

Chuck Mason, Alstom Power

Water Conservation Success Stories

Scott Kudlas, DEQ

Dan Frisbee, City of Charlottesville

Nate Nickerson, Living Machines

Bill Gill, Smithfield Foods

Energy, Economy and Environment (E3) Virginia: Roundtable Discussion

Mindee Osno, EPA Region 3

Brian Lagas, NIST

Hannah Vargason, Natural Capital Investment Fund


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