Our mission is to be an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to developing the highest standards of ethics, proficiency and environmental stewardship in the environmental professions.
Our members are public and private sector professionals, students and aspiring professionals who promote excellence in decision-making in light of the environmental, social, sustainability and economic impacts of those decisions upon New York State and surrounding areas.
Be the primary source of unbiased information and forward-thinking on environmental practices
Support the advancement of environmental professions important to New York State as a whole, providing mentorship and a comprehensive network of environmental experts
Encourage better science and engineering-based decision-making that thoughtfully considers the environmental, social, sustainability and economic impacts implications of those decisions
President – Thomas Abdallah, Chief Environmental Engineer, Environmental Services, MTA C&D
Vice President – Suraj Jaswal, Operations Director, JLC Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Executive Director – Joshua Gillespie, Environmental Manager, HDR, Inc.
Treasurer – Ronald Ying, PE, HDR Inc.
Secretary – Julie Melançon
Program Director – Kaitlin McCormick, Senior Manager, Renewable Development, Invenergy
Membership Director – Kim LaCoe