29th Annual Sustainability & EHS Symposium

Priceless Resources to Aid EHS Professionals

List of Contact Information for All Symposium Exhibitors & Sponsors

Trinity Consultants

Dickinson Wright

EHS Technology Group

Environmental Quality Management (EQM)



Stites & Harbison

U.S. EPA, Office of Water

Ohio EPA

Indiana Department of Environmental Management 

Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection

U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: What Small Businesses Need to Know

Featured Presentation

Corporate Sustainability Best Practices … Journey to Zero Waste to Landfill -- Maria Gutierrez, Director, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Elyria, OH


Workshop A & Complete Annual Sustainability Annual Report - Corporate Sustainability Best Practices … The Procter & Gamble Company’s ‘Ambition 2030,’ a Leader in Driving Sustainable Development and a Belief that Businesses Will Be More Successful by Being More Sustainable -- Katherine Brown, Product Supply Water Sustainability Leader, The Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati

Workshop B -Practical Tips & Trends in RCRA Hazardous Waste Management and Enforcement -- Tim McDaniel, EHS Manager, Navistar, Inc. and Christa Russell, Managing Consultant, Trinity Consultants, Inc.

Workshop C - Water Quality Standards, Permitting & Compliance Challenges in Kentucky, Indiana & Ohio in an U.S. EPA Era of Clean Water, the Largest Global Threat -- Anna Maiuri, Practice Group Chair - Energy & Environmental, Dickinson Wright PLLC; Tiffani Kavalec, Chief, Division of Surface Water, Ohio EPA; and Martha Clark Mettler, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Water Quality, Indiana DEM

Workshop D YouTube Presentation Mission 2020: Best Practices, Developments & Trends in Emission Inventory (EI), Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) and Chemical Inventory (Tier II) Reporting -- Tia Wenrich, Manager Environmental Services, Macy’s Inc.; John Colebrook, Managing Consultant, Trinity Consultants, Inc., and Chris Smith, HES Professional, Marathon Petroleum Corporation – Catlettsburg Refining

Workshop E - Passionate About Safety … Compelling Safety Training that Yields Results -- Jennifer Sims, HS&E – Fabric Care, Chemicals, CRN, The Procter & Gamble Co. (facilitator) and Brad Weber, Operations Manager, Workforce Management Services, Sheakley, Inc.

Workshop F - New to EHS/101 Basics … Environmental Basics from a Novice and Pros -- Sheri Bussard, Environmental Engineer, Utilities, University of Cincinnati and Hope Manning, Project Manager, Multi-Media Group Leader & Stephen Fischer, Environmental Engineer, Environmental Quality Management, Inc. (EQM)

Workshop G - Corporate Sustainability Best Practices … Kroger’s Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Social Impact Plan and Sustainability Commitments -- Lisa Zwack, Head of Sustainability; Aaron Leow, Utility Engineer (Retail) & Ramiro Carrion, Mechanical Systems Manager (Manufacturing), The Kroger Co., Cincinnati

Workshop H YouTube Presentation Best Practices in Waste Management … Implementation of New Federal & State Rules and Management of Third-Party Waste Handlers & Receptors -- Teresa Sexton, Environmental & Energy Manager, Navistar Inc. and Mark Vagasky, Principal, The Redstone Group-a Trinity Consultants Company

Workshop J & YouTube Presentation - Air Quality & Ozone … Is It Possible to Reach Sustainable Compliance? -- J. Michael Geers, P.E., Manager, Environmental Programs Group, Duke Energy; George. Schewe, Principal Meteorologist, Trinity Consultants, Inc.; and Anna Kelley, Monitoring & Analysis Supervisor, Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency

Workshop K - Passionate about Safety -- Keeping Your People Safe: Best Practices in Workplace Safety … Preventing and Avoiding OSHA Citations and Expert Tips on How to Navigate Informal Conferences -- Bill Haak, Founder, Haak Law LLC; Kaleb Brankamp, EH&S Attorney, Marathon Petroleum Company LP and Gaye Johnson, Assistant Area Director, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Workshop L - New to EHS/101 … Air Permitting Basics Including Defining an Emissions Unit -- Chris Hage, Global Innovation - HSE Leader, The Procter & Gamble Co.; Bob Kuklentz, Directing Consultant, All4; Hope Manning, Senior Project Manager, Multi-Media Group Leader, Environmental Quality Management, Inc. (EQM) and Courtney Zimmer, Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Ball Metalpack

Workshop N YouTube Presentation - Practical Tips & Best Practices … Navigating the Complex Maze of Compliance with a New Air Permit -- Mark Stammen, Environmental/Safety Engineer, Crown Equipment Corporation; Amanda Jennings, Managing Consultant, Trinity Consultants, Inc., Tracie Sorvillo, Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Sofidel America Corp.

Workshop O - New & Emerging Issues … Practical Strategies to Manage Emerging Contaminants (PFAS) in Solid Waste, Landfills, Wastewater/Leachates, Soils, and Groundwater to Protect Human Health and the Environment --  Milind Pradhan, Principal, Ramboll US Corp. and Andrew Kolesar, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP

Workshop P - Indiana: Major Air Permitting, Regulatory & Compliance Developments -- Keith Baugues, Assistant Commissioner of Air Quality, Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management.; and Anthony Sullivan, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Workshop Q - Best Practices & Innovative Storm Water Management to Save Money & Simplify Compliance -- Melissa Olberding, Environmental, Health & Safety Manager, Luxottica North America (facilitator); W. Blaine Early, III, Member, Stites & Harbison, PLLC; and Scott Southall, Principal, EarthCycle Design

Workshop R - New to EHS /101 Basics … Best Practices for Safety Professionals to Ensure Front-Line Supervisors Address Safety Issues Without Becoming Complacent, the Silent Killer in Today’s Workplace -- Gregory Hemker, President, EHS Technology Group, LLC and David Arthur, Corporate Health & Safety Manager, Environmental Quality Management (EQM)

Workshop S - Into the Storm … Ohio Storm Water Compliance in Light of the 2020 Renewal of the U.S. EPA’s Storm Water NPDES Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) -- Timothy Ling, P.E., Corporate Environmental Director, Plaskolite, LLC; R. Curt Spence, P.E., President, Spence Environmental Consulting, Inc., and Todd Trowbridge, P.E., EHS Manager, Arboris, LLC

Workshop T YouTube Presentation - Regulatory Whirlwind: Priceless Insights on the Numerous U.S. EPA’s MACT Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants … a Flurry of Risk and Technology Reviews -- Joanne Reinhold, Senior Environmental Manager, GE Aviation (facilitator) and DJ Wheeler, Managing Consultant, Trinity Consultants, Inc.

Workshop U - The ABC’s of Contaminant Discovery, Disclosure and Disposition -- Kathy Wiedeman, Director of EHS, ND Paper (facilitator); Sharon Newlon, Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC and Christopher Abel, CHMM, Program Development Manager, August Mack Environmental, Inc.

Workshop V - Kentucky: Major Air Permitting, Regulatory & Compliance Developments -- Rebecca Cash, Environmental Compliance Manager, LG&E and KU Energy LLC; Robin Thomerson, Partner Of Counsel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP; and Melissa Duff, Director, Kentucky Division for Air Quality

Workshop W YouTube Presentation Passionate about Safety: Love All Your Jobs! Successful Integration of Safety & Environmental … Managing Risks for Both -- Sherry Vaughn, HSE Manager, The J.M. Smucker Company and Anita Evenson, Senior Consultant, Trinity Consultants, Inc.

Workshop X - New to EHS /101 Basics … Waste Management Regulations Most-Likely to Affect Your Daily Job -- Kris Singleton, Corporate EHS Engineer, SunCoke Energy, Inc. and Rajib Sinha, P.E., Senior Engineer/Project Manager, Trihydro Corporation

Workshop AA YouTube Presentation -Corporate Sustainability Best Practices: Steel is the Material that Augments the Well-Being of People, Infrastructure and the Planet -- David Miracle, General Manager, Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, AK Steel Corporation and John Fillo, Principal Consultant, Trinity Consultants

Workshop BB - Ohio: Major Air Permitting, Regulatory & Compliance Developments -- Stephanie Madden, Project Manager, EHS Technology Group; and Bob Hodanbosi, Chief, Division of Air Pollution Control, Ohio EPA

Workshop CC & YouTube Presentation -Best Practices for SPCC and SWPPP Compliance … Obtaining a ‘Grasp’ on Secondary Containment -- Kayla Garber, EHS Manager & Laura Foster, EHS Technician, Kellogg’s Corp. and Stephanie Miller, Senior Consultant, Trinity Consultants, Inc.

Workshop DD - ISO 14001:2015 … Best Practices on the Implementation of an Environmental Management System -- Matthew Scroggins, Corporate Manager, EH&S, Standard Aero and Gregory Hemker, President, EHS Technology Group, LLC

Workshop EE - New to EHS /101 Basics … How to Effectively Manage the Agency Inspection and Enforcement Process -- Nate Orosz, Senior Counsel, Global HS&E, The Procter & Gamble Co. and Andrew Kolesar, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP

Workshop FF - Passionate about Safety … Successful Strategies for Reducing Workplace Violence -- Mike Hough, Director, HSE, NISCO and Andrew Tirmenstein, Senior Project Manager, KERAMIDA, Inc.

Workshop GG & YouTube Presentation - Transform your EHS Department with Next Generation EHS Technology -- Nick Klinedinst, Plant Manager, Crane Composites and Brian Bond, Vice President, Customer Services & Development, Gensuite

Workshop II YouTube Presentation -New & Emerging Issues … Chemical Regulatory Developments, U.S. EPA’s Implementation of the Amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and Coping With California Proposition 65 -- Gary Strassell, EHS Manager, Shepherd Color Co.; James Eggenschwiler, Esq., Director, Global Trade, The Redstone Group – a Trinity Consultants Company and Jennifer Cave, Partner, Stites & Harbison PLLC

Workshop JJ - Audits, a Vehicle for Change … Implementing a Successful EHS Internal Auditing Program -- Trent Blake, Business Unit EHS Group Manager, Johnson Controls, Inc.; Mack Overton, Vice President, EHS Compliance Services, KERAMIDA, Inc.; and Heidi Knight, Principal, Beveridge and Diamond

Workshop KK & YouTube Presentation -New to EHS/101 Basics … Air Pollution Control 101 – Selecting, Operating and Maintaining Scrubbers, Baghouses and Thermal Oxidizers -- Beau Carder, Mechanical Engineer, FerroGlobe; Ron Hawks, Process Engineering Manager, Trinity Consultants, Inc. and Arnie Beringer, Owner, Managing Partner, CEECO Equipment, Inc.

Workshop LL - Passionate about Safety … Avoid Paying OSHA Hundreds of Thousands in Fines for Not Reporting Changes Effective January 1, 2015 for Amputation, In-Patient Hospitalization, Eye Injury or Fatality -- Joe Clark, Vice President Corporate Quality & Risk Control & Chief Quality Officer, Bridgestone APM; William Wahoff, Member/Partner, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, and Ken Hackworth, PE, President, Machine Safety Specialists

Continuing Education Credits

Symposium participants can claim the following CEC's:  CEP: 10 CMPs for Certified Environmental Professionals through the Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals (ABCEP);  QEP: 10.50 PDH for Qualified Environmental Professionals by the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice; CIH: 10.50 Hours/1.5 Industrial Hygiene CMP (Certificate of Maintenance Points ) through American Board of Industrial Hygiene; CLE: 10.50 CLE Hours of instruction for attorneys through the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE; PE: 10.50 PDH (Professional Development Hours)for Ohio licensed professional engineers; PE: 10.50 PDH (Professional Development Hours)for Indiana licensed professional engineers approved by IPLA; CHMM: 10.50 CMP (Certificate of Maintenance Points) through the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management; CSP: 1 COC point (Certificate of Continuance Point) for attendance for Certified Safety Professionals by the Board of Certified Professionals; and 10.50 PDH for BCEE, BCEEM & BCES through the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES).

To claim 10.50 CLE hours in self-study for attorneys through the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE, please email Jana Lilly.