Jeffrey Entin has more than 28 years of experience providing advice and consultation to law firms, corporations, industry, financial institutions, private equity, non-profit and real estate owner, tenant, and management companies in the management and remediation of environmental risks and liabilities. He develops and implements business strategy and growth initiatives and mentors and recruits new and experienced practitioners. He earned his B.S. in Environmental Science from Rutgers University’s Cook College and a M.E. in Environmental Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. He is a Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) in New Jersey, and currently serves as co-chair of the Sustainability and Energy Committee for the Environmental Business Council of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey. Mr. Entin serves on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA and as Board Chairman of the Camp Speers YMCA Board of Advisors.
Franklin B. McLaughlin, Brownfield Project Manager, NJDEP - Office of Brownfield Reuse
Frank has worked in the environmental and geological sciences fields for over 25 years in the public, private, and academic sectors, and is currently working at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection as a Brownfield Project Manager and the Camden lead for the Community Collaborative Initiative. Frank has overseen many successful redevelopment projects in Camden including the Kroc Community Center, assisted in land and infrastructure investments in the city, and developed innovative initiatives in Camden including the Camden Collaborative Initiative and the Camden SMART Initiative. Frank has a B.S. in Chemistry and Geology from Fairleigh Dickinson University, M.S. degrees from Rutgers University in Geological Sciences and Environmental Sciences, and is currently an Adjunct Professor in Environmental Sciences and Geology at Ramapo College.
Ben Alter, Principal & Sr. Vice President, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Ben Alter is Principal and Senior Vice President in the northern New Jersey office of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. He has designed and managed multiple remedial investigations and remediations, and has conducted hundreds of site assessments throughout the United States. Mr. Alter has taken a leadership role in the development of New Jersey’s Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) program and was nominated to serve on the SRP Licensing Board. He is the author of “Environmental Consulting Fundamentals,” the leading textbook on environmental consulting that is used by several universities worldwide.
J.R. Capasso, Brownfields Coordinator, City of Trenton
J.R. Capasso is the Brownfields Coordinator for the City of Trenton. J.R. manages brownfields remediation and redevelopment projects, technical and regulatory compliance, community outreach, and state and Federal grant and loan programs for numerous sites in the City of Trenton. Brownfields sites in Trenton have been redeveloped for a variety of reuses and the City has won seven national Phoenix Awards for brownfields redevelopment since 1999. J.R. has worked with several private, state and Federal groups on brownfields issues including the Brownfields Coalition, the National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals and Brownfield Communities Network (NALGEP/BCN), and the Interstate Technology & Regulatory Council (ITRC).
Robert Crespi, Member, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi’s Environmental & Renewable Energy And Sustainability Group
Robert Crespi is a member of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi’s (“CSG”) Environmental and Renewable Energy and Sustainability Groups. He represents a diverse client base in complex transactional and development issues, as well as in regulatory, compliance and litigation matters. Rob’s practice focuses on Brownfield redevelopment for industrial, commercial and residential uses.
Elizabeth Limbrick, LSRP, Project Manager, NJIT
Elizabeth Limbrick, LSRP, is a Project Manager at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), where she is responsible for providing technical assistance to communities facing brownfield redevelopment challenges. Through the USEPA funded TAB program, Elizabeth provides free one-on-one technical assistance to governmental, tribal and not-for-profit entities throughout EPA Regions 1, 3, and 4 that are interested in assessing, remediating and redeveloping brownfield sites.
Robert L. Zelley, P.G., LSRP, Sr. Principal, Maser Consulting P.A.
Mr. Zelley is a Senior Principal and Director of the firm's Environmental Services at Maser Consulting. He is a hydrogeologist with over 28 years' experience in environmental remediation and groundwater resources in the public and private sectors throughout the United States and in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His experience has focused on Brownfields redevelopment, hydrogeologic evaluations, geotechnical investigations, permit compliance, site assessments, contaminant investigations, and corrective action programs at Fortune 500 industrial and commercial facilities.
Frederick J. Shoyer III, LSRP, Advanced GeoServices
Mr. Frederick J Shoyer III, LSRP will be the lead LSRP for the project. Mr. Shoyer has been in the environmental field for thirty (30) years with a focus on innovative remedial technologies. Mr. Shoyer has been a LSRP since the inception of the program in 2009. He has provided LSRP services on over 100 projects, many are brownfield development projects, and he has issued over 3 dozen Response Action Outcomes (RAOs). Mr. Shoyer is currently the LSRP on several chlorinated plume projects which include IECs and situated on residential and mixed residential use neighborhoods. His experience includes investigation and remediation of petroleum releases; compliance, removal and upgrades to USTs; and designing, installing and operating ISCO systems. He manages our advanced oxidation treatability laboratory. He is a member of the Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast (BCONE) and is the chair for the Theme Panel Committee for the Northeast Sustainable Community Workshop (NSCW), 2016 and upcoming 2017. Mr. Shoyer is also a participating member of the New Jersey Site Remediation Advisory Group (SRAG) hosted by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). NJDEP is required to audit 10% of all the LSRPs determined through a random auditing selection process. Mr. Shoyer was audited in 2014 and passed without any issues.
Sharon McSwieney, Langan
Sharon McSwieney is a Senior Project Manager and Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) with Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc.’s Lawrenceville office. Sharon has 25 years of experience working in both the public and private sectors of the environmental remediation field. Sharon is a BCONE Board Member, Secretary of EDANJ, and an active member (and former Treasurer) of New Jersey Society of Women Environmental Professionals and the LSRP Association.
Denise Nickel, AICP/PP, Economic Development Representative, Middlesex County Department of Business Development & Education
In 2017, Denise joined the Middlesex County Office of Economic Development. Denise has more than 30 years of experience in urban redevelopment, economic development, and land use and community planning with numerous municipalities, including Jersey City, Plainfield and many of the 25 municipalities in Middlesex County. Currently she is providing focused redevelopment services to the City of Perth Amboy and the Borough of Highland Park and manages the $1M USEPA Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grant for work in Perth Amboy and the Township of Woodbridge.