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Recognition Luncheon Features Wave Awards and EPDA Ceremony

Posted on: April 12th, 2024 by eric

AEA announced Wave Awards for six individuals and eight member organizations at its annual Recognition Luncheon in March. Congratulations to all those honored. They honorees: 

Outstanding Commissioner

  • Mary Couts of Hamilton Township MUA
  • Albert Jones, Cumberland County UA
  • Arthur Schmidt, Two Bridges SA
  • John Villapiano, Township of Ocean SA

Individual Achievement

  • Michael Dow, Bayshore RSA
  • Carolann Weisel, Bayshore RSA

Best Management Practices

  • Hanover Sewerage Authority
  • Musconetcong SA

Forward Thinking

  • Bayshore RSA
  • Camden County MUA
  • Hillsborough MUA
  • Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission
  • Two Rivers WRA

Energy Savers

  • Hanover Sewerage Authority

Public Education

  • Western Monmouth UA

 

At the Recognition Luncheon, 20 staff of AEA member organizations were honored for completing the AEA Environmental Professional Development Academy. EPDA Director Brian Valentino passed out certificates and accolades to the following individuals: 

Atlantic City UA

  • Kevin O’Donnell

Evesham MUA 

  • Richard Bock
  • Morgan Clark
  • Joe Clauss
  • Brendan Hirsh

Craig Moyer

  • Hamilton Twp. DWPC
  • Tony DeSilva

Lower Twp. MUA

  • Steve Pierce

Middletown Twp. SA

  • Evan Capuano
  • Jonathan Mannarino

Mount Holly MUA

  • James Lutes

Mount Laurel Twp. MUA

  • William Shaw

Ocean County UA

  • Eric Amato
  • Douglas McCombie
  • Christopher Winningham

Sussex County MUA

  • Timothy Day
  • Joseph Sesto

Twp. Of Ocean SA

  • Vinnie D’Esposito

Western Monmouth UA

  • Arthur Green
  • Michael Kane

 

Karen Burris, Bernard Bujak, Apryl Roach and Michael Ruppel were honored for their dedication to the EPDA program. 

A big thank you to the speakers, attendees, and the following exhibitors: Colliers Engineering, Kuehne, CME Associates, Jersey Water Works, Mantis Innovation, Mott MacDonald, Trinity Consultants, and Suburban Consulting Engineers.

Addressing seasonal air quality

Posted on: April 3rd, 2024 by eric

Each month, our safety committee releases a newsletter with tips, updates, and useful links and information. This month’s newsletter includes resources and information on Protection from Falls, and Seasonal Allergies, Mold, and Air Quality Tips, and more. View or download it here.

Register now to attend the 2024 EPDA

Posted on: April 1st, 2024 by eric

Register now to attend the 2024 Environmental Professional Development Academy (EPDA).

Classes begin Wednesday, May 22 at 9am at Western Monmouth UA in Manalapan, NJ with the administration track. The syllabus contains pertinent information including the tentative schedule for all tracks. Cohort members will participate in a standard course of instruction in the basic technical, leadership and management skills needed to perform front-line supervisory functions in New Jersey public environmental authorities and agencies.

The Academy is divided into four subject area “tracks” covering: administration, finance, field operations and human resources.

Registration form

2024 EPDA syllabus

In our EPDA course, members will participate in a standard course of instruction in the basic technical, leadership and management skills needed to perform front-line supervisory functions in New Jersey public environmental authorities and agencies. The Academy is divided into four subject area “tracks” covering: Field Operations,  Administration, Finance, and Human Resources.

At the conclusion of the course of instruction, participants will complete a Capstone project designed to indicate understanding and practical application of key learning objectives.

Coping with dangerous noise and distracted drivers at job sites

Posted on: March 7th, 2024 by eric

Each month, our safety committee releases a newsletter with tips, updates, and useful links and information. This month’s newsletter includes resources and information on the risks of dangerous levels of noise and distracted drivers at job sites, and more. View or download it here.

OSHA’s Top 10 Hazards of 2023

Posted on: January 3rd, 2024 by eric

Each month, our safety committee releases a newsletter with tips, updates, and useful links and information. This month’s newsletter includes links, resources and information on Common Office Risks & OSHA’s Top 10 Hazards of 2023, and more. View or download it here.

Winter Weather Safety and Landfill Operation Tips

Posted on: December 4th, 2023 by eric

Each month, our safety committee releases a newsletter with tips, updates, and useful links and information. This month’s newsletter includes resources and information on winter weather safety, tips on how to be safe on a landfill site, and more. View or download it here.