2016 NAEM EHS and Sustainability Management Forum

Peer Speakers Offer Valuable Insights


When you come to the Forum, you'll hear compelling case studies from in-house EHS and sustainability managers who are driving changes within their organizations. These candid conversations focus on challenges, successes and lessons learned, leaving you with insights you won't find anywhere else.

Meet this year's great keynotes


Eric Berlow

Eric Berlow

Ecologist and complexity scientist and Founder

Vibrant Data Labs


Wayne S. Balta

Wayne S. Balta

Vice President, Corporate Environmental Affairs and Product Safety

IBM Corp.


2016 EHS Management Forum Speakers


Meet this year's EHS Management Forum speakers!


Marjella Alma, CEO and Co-Founder; eRevalue Ltd. biography

Marjella Alma

CEO and Co-Founder

eRevalue Ltd.


Fawn Bergen, Carbon & Water Program Manager ; Intel Corp. biography

Fawn Bergen

Carbon & Water Program Manager

Intel Corp.


Phil Berry, Partner and Principal Consultant; Sustainable Supply Chains biography

Phil Berry

Partner and Principal Consultant

Sustainable Supply Chains


Deanna Bratter, Director, Corporate Sustainability; WhiteWave Foods Co biography

Deanna Bratter

Director, Corporate Sustainability

WhiteWave Foods Co.


Madison England, Senior ESG Analyst; Bloomberg LP biography

Madison England

Senior ESG Analyst

Bloomberg LP


Richard Budge biography

Richard Budge


Scott Canonico, Regional Manager EHS; Linn Energy LLC biography

Scott Canonico

Regional Manager EHS

Linn Energy LLC


Larry Deeney, Senior Technical Leader - Global Environment; General Mills Inc. biography

Larry Deeney

Senior Technical Leader - Global Environment

General Mills Inc.


Gretchen Digby, Director Global Sustainability Programs; Ingersoll-Rand PLC biography

Gretchen Digby

Director Global Sustainability Programs

Ingersoll-Rand PLC


Robert Dornau, Senior Manager Sustainability Services; RobecoSAM biography

Robert Dornau

Senior Manager Sustainability Services



Hal Ehrhardt, Senior Manager, Energy, Environment & Common Systems; Lockheed Martin Corp. biography

Hal Ehrhardt

Senior Manager, Energy, Environment & Common Systems

Lockheed Martin Corp.


Kym Fawcett, Manager, Senior Manager Safety and Social Responsibility; EnerPlus Corp. biography

Kym Fawcett

Senior Manager Safety and Social Responsibility

EnerPlus Corp.


Angela Fisher, Sustainability Leader, Ecoassessment Center of Excellence; General Electric Co. biography

Angela Fisher

Sustainability Leader, Ecoassessment Center of Excellence

General Electric Co.


Monty Gartin, Business Unit Health and Safety Advisor; Cargill Inc. biography

Monty Gartin

Business Unit Health and Safety Advisor

Cargill Inc.


Liz Harriman, Deputy Director; The Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) at the University of Massachussetts, Lowell biography

Liz Harriman

Deputy Director

The Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) at the University of Massachussetts, Lowell


Ramé Hemstreet, Vice President, Operations, Chief Sustainable Resources Officer; Kaiser Permanente biography

Ramé Hemstreet

Vice President, Operations, Chief Sustainable Resources Officer

Kaiser Permanente Inc.


Drena Howard, Director, Global Retail EHS; The Estee Lauder Co.'s biography

Drena Howard

Director, Global Retail EHS

The Estee Lauder Co.'s


Hiroshi Ishizuka, Program Manager of Energy/Resource Management; Western Digital Corp. biography

Hiroshi Ishizuka

Program Manager of Energy/Resource Management

Western Digital Corp.


Kimberly Jackson, Director EHS; Spectra Energy Corp. biography

Kimberly Jackson

Director EHS

Spectra Energy Corp.


Johanna Jobin, Director, Global EHS & Sustainability; Biogen Inc. biography

Johanna Jobin

Director, Global EHS & Sustainability

Biogen Inc.


Marc Juaire, Corporate Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety; Liberty Diversified International Inc. biography

Marc Juaire

Corporate Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety

Liberty Diversified International Inc.


Debbie Kalish, Program Manager; Ingersoll-Rand PLC biography

Debbie Kalish

Program Manager

Ingersoll-Rand PLC


Bruce Klafter, Vice-President, Corporate Social & Environmental Responsibility; Flextronics International Ltd. biography

Bruce Klafter

Vice-President, Corporate Social & Environmental Responsibility

Flextronics International Ltd.


Dr. Alan Knight, General Manager, Corporate Responsibility; ArcelorMittal S.A. biography

Dr. Alan Knight

General Manager, Corporate Responsibility

ArcelorMittal S.A.


Nicole Krenner, Manager, Sustainability Operational Excellence; 3M biography

Nicole Krenner

Manager, Sustainability Operational Excellence



Jennifer Leitsch, Director of Corporate Responsibility; CBRE Group Inc. biography

Jennifer Leitsch

Director of Corporate Responsibility

CBRE Group Inc.


Allan Loiselle, Corporate EHS Manager; Raytheon Co. biography

Allan Loiselle

Corporate EHS Manager

Raytheon Co.


Tom Lopez, Managing Director, Corporate Safety, Health & Fire Prevention; FedEx Express biography

Tom Lopez

Managing Director, Corporate Safety, Health & Fire Prevention

FedEx Express


Ed Mabe, Head of Health and Safety; CHEP biography

Ed Mabe

Head of Health and Safety



Kris Morico, Global Leader Environmental Programs; General Electric Co. biography

Kris Morico

Global Leader Environmental Programs

General Electric Co.


Michael Miller, Vice President of EHS; Dean Foods Co. biography

Michael Miller

Vice President of EHS

Dean Foods Co.


John Mulhausen, PhD, CIH, Director, Corp Safety and Industrial Hygiene; 3M biography

John Mulhausen

Director, Corp Safety and Industrial Hygiene



Paul Narog, Manager, Corporate Environmental Operations; 3M biography

Paul Narog

Manager, Corporate Environmental Operations



Sandy Nessing, Managing Director, Corporate Sustainability; American Electric Power Co. Inc. biography

Sandy Nessing

Managing Director, Corporate Sustainability

American Electric Power Co. Inc.


Danny Neumann, Social Compliance Manager; Cabela's Inc. biography

Danny Neumann

Social Compliance Manager

Cabela's Inc.


John Perkins, Senior Director EHS; Tyco International plc biography

John Perkins

Senior Director EHS

Tyco International plc


Jonathan Poggi, Multi-function Facilities Manager; Lockheed Martin Corp. biography

Jonathan Poggi

Multi-function Facilities Manager

Lockheed Martin Corp.


Michelle Redfield, Director, Safety, Environment and Process Improvement; Schneider Electric SE biography

Michelle Redfield

Director, Safety, Environment and Process Improvement

Schneider Electric SE


Todd Reeve, Chief Executive Officer; Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF)

Todd Reeve

Chief Executive Officer

Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF)


Alan Resnik, Director Corporate Environmental Affairs; Cummins Inc. biography

Alan Resnik

Director Corporate Environmental Affairs

Cummins Inc.


Paul Robbertz, Senior Director, Environmental Health and Safety; WhiteWave Foods Co. biography

Paul Robbertz

Senior Director, Environmental Health and Safety

WhiteWave Foods Co.


Steve Shedroff, Section Head, Global Innovations HS&E; Procter & Gamble Co. biography

Steve Shedroff

Section Head, Global Innovations HS&E

Procter & Gamble Co.


Kris Spriano, Supply Chain Sustainability Manager; Cisco Systems Inc. biography

Kris Spriano

Supply Chain Sustainability Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.


Eli Riesman, Director of Partnerships; The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) biography

Eli Riesman

Director of Partnerships

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)


Dustin Rusch, Chief Safety Officer; J.F. Ahern Co. biography

Dustin Rusch

Chief Safety Officer

J.F. Ahern Co.


Scott Stallard, Senior Manager, Environmental Stewardship; Lockheed Martin Corp. biography

Scott Stallard

Senior Manager, Environmental Stewardship

Lockheed Martin Corp.


Kerri Strand, Sustainability Solutions Manager; United Parcel Service Inc. biography

Kerri Strand

Sustainability Solutions Manager

United Parcel Service Inc.


Rob Threlkeld, Global Manager, Renewable Energy; General Motors Co. biography

Rob Threlkeld

Global Manager, Renewable Energy

General Motors Co.


Jerry Tinianow, Chief Sustainability Officer; The City of Denver biography

Jerry Tinianow

Chief Sustainability Officer

The City of Denver


Hervé Touati, Managing Director; The Business Renewables Center (BRC) of Rocky Mountain Institute biography

Hervé Touati

Managing Director

The Business Renewables Center (BRC) of Rocky Mountain Institute


Jason Wernex, Senior Director Corporate Safety; Ameren Corp. biography

Jason Wernex

Senior Director Corporate Safety

Ameren Corp.


Clint Wernimont, Corporate Senior Safety Manager; Cummins Inc. biography

Clint Wernimont

Corporate Senior Safety Manager

Cummins Inc.


Gary Williams, Director Environment and Compliance; Ecolab Inc. biography

Gary Williams

Director Environment and Compliance

Ecolab Inc.


Elizabeth Zimmermann, Senior Director Global EHS; Western Digital Corp. biography

Elizabeth Zimmermann

Senior Director Global EHS

Western Digital Corp.


Lauren Zulli, Design for the Environment Engineer, Corporate Safety and Sustainability; Herman Miller Inc. biography

Lauren Zulli

Design for the Environment Engineer, Corporate Safety and Sustainability

Herman Miller Inc.



  • Joette Bailey-Keown, Director EHS; Ball Corp.
  • Stephen Bernard, Senior Sustainability Manager; AT&T Inc. - Bio
  • Dave Eherts, Vice President, EHS; Allergan plc - Bio
  • Christopher England, Director, Environment, Safety, Health, Sustainability, and Security; Xylem Inc.
  • James Mangold, Projects Supervisor for Environmental Management – Generation; Pacific Gas & Electric Co. - Bio
  • Tanis Marquette, Sustainability Director; Hexion Inc.
  • Susan Richardson, Environmental, Health & Safety Manager; Anaren Inc. - Bio
  • Peggy Spurlock, Manager, Safety & Environmental; Schneider Electric SE - Bio


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