2017 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.

Interested in Speaking


Are you an EHS or sustainability leader with a case study to share? We are currently accepting applications. Please provide a title and short description for your presentation. In addition, please include information about what management challenge or issue the presentation will address and what the attendees will learn or take away from the presentation. Please note we do not permit consultants or service providers to be speakers at our conference. Contact Virginia Hoekenga, NAEM Deputy Director, at  virginia@naem.org or submit your speaker application.

Meet the 2017 Forum Speakers


  • Shanel Aliano, Staff Environmental Health & Safety Engineer - Corporate Energy, Environment, Safety & Health; Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • Gary R. Allen, Vice President EHS; Valvoline Inc.
  • Monica Alston, Director EHS & Customer Experience Lead; Comcast Corp.
  • James Bero, Retired Senior Vice President of EHS; BASF Se
  • Greg Blount, Partner; Troutman Sanders LLP
  • Wendy Brant, Senior Director, Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance; Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
  • Jamie Burget, Safety Engineer; Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • James Caulfield, EHS Facilities Manager; Raytheon Co.
  • Gary Cluck, Senior Environmental Health & Safety Manager; Brother International Corp.
  • Jack Conway, Senior ESH Manager; Lockheed Martin – Rotary Mission Systems/ Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
  • Larry Cuomo, Director EHS; Dean Foods Co.
  • Cynthia Cummis, Director, Private Sector Climate Mitigation; The World Resources Institute
  • Robert Dornau, Director; RobecoSAM
  • Amy Ebersole-Martinez, Safety and Environmental Manager; Petco Animal Supplies Inc.
  • Kevin Eckerle, Director of Corporate Research and Engagement; Stern Business School - New York University
  • Tony Ewing, EHS Manager, Advanced Materials Division; 3M
  • Kym Fawcett, Manager, Safety & Social Responsibility Canadian Operations; Enerplus Corp.
  • Scot Frost, EHS Assurance Manager; UTC Aerospace Systems
  • Taylor Gelsinger, Research Analyst; NAEM
  • Rich Goode, Executive Director Financial Advisory Services -Sustainability; EY
  • David Gunnarson, Senior Staff Environmental Engineer; Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • Todd Hohn, Senior Director of Safety and Health; The Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.
  • Debra Hamlin, Environmental Manager; Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC
  • Kent Hart, Director, HSE&F; Honeywell
  • Ron Jarvis, Vice Presidet, Merchandising & Sustainability; Home Depot Inc.
  • Marc Juaire, Director of EHS; Liberty Diversified International Inc.
  • Debbie Kalish, Program Manager; Ingersoll-Rand PLC
  • Christine Kurtz, Environmental Regulatory Assurance Manager; 3M
  • Jean-Charles Lambotte, Director of Quality, Environmental Care, Safety and Maintenance; Volvo Construction Equipment North America
  • Rick Love, Manager, Environmental Stewardship; United Technologies Corp.
  • Alexis Ludwig-Vogen, Director, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability; Best Buy Co. Inc.
  • John Martin, Quality, Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager; Liberty Paper Inc.
  • Alison Medbery, Vice President Finance; Ball Aerospace - Bio
  • Dennis W. McKinney, Senior Director, Corporate EHS and Global Citizenship; Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.
  • Mike Miller, Vice President EHS; Advance Auto Parts Inc.
  • Kris Morico, Global Leaders, Environmental Programs; General Electric Co.
  • Paul Narog, Manager of Environmental Operations; 3M
  • David Newman, Senior Director - Environment, Health, Safety and Compliance; Comcast Cable Communications LLC
  • Dee O'Reilly, Assistant Vice President; L'Oreal USA Inc.
  • Rick Otiz, Member; Earth & Water Group
  • Erik Petrovskis, Director of Environmental Compliance and Sustainability; Meijer Inc.
  • John Pflueger, Principal Environmental Strategist; Dell Inc.
  • Tu Rinsche, Director, Social Responsibility; Marriott International Inc.
  • Delilah Rothenberg, Managing Director; Pegasus Capital Advisors L.P.
  • Sandy Schenk, Manager S&E; Merck & Co. Inc.
  • Tracie Sheehan, Chief Health, Quality and Sustainability Officer; ARYZTA AG - Bio
  • Tiffin Shewmake, Executive Director; Center for Retail Compliance
  • Rob Somers, Director Global Environment Health & Safety; Perrigo Co. plc
  • Allen Stegman, General Director, Environmental and Hazardous Materials; The BNSF Railway Co.
  • Beth A.M. Termini, Senior Director, Sustainability; Amtrak
  • Majo Thurman, Director Environment & Safety; Rockwell Automation Inc.
  • Lauren (Quillian) Wilson, Environmental Policy Manager; Xcel Energy Inc.
  • James Yeager, Senior EHS Engineer; Lockheed Martin Corp.

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