Stephanie’s most recent experience includes environmental permitting and compliance activities at a Connecticut-based manufacturing company, with an emphasis on air and water permits, SPCC plans, waste management and related regulatory record keeping. She was the company’s chairperson of an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) Implementation Team and she organized and coordinated the development and implementation of the company’s EMS. She has written and updated various policies, procedures and work instructions and developed training programs related to environmental compliance.
Additionally, she spent over seven years of her career as an environmental specialist for a large energy company, where she evaluated and assessed environmental risks and related costs for various power generation projects across the country. She collaborated with internal audit teams to plan, develop and execute multi-media environmental compliance audits of various facilities including power plants, substations and office buildings. Other related activities included Environmental Site Assessments, ISO 14001 Gap Analysis, power plant compliance support and environmental remediation analytical project leadership.
Stephanie received her B.S. in Biology from Grove City College in Pennsylvania.
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Paul joined the OEP as an Environmental Compliance Analyst in November 2006. He has multi-media responsibilities and focuses on providing assistance and guidance to the University on environmental issues related to construction activities, including 21st Century UConn projects. This encompasses responsibility for compliance with DEP’s flood management, inland wetlands and stormwater permits and state Environmental Impact Evaluations. He also works with UConn’s project managers and contractors as an environmental monitor at construction sites in order to ensure proper maintenance of erosion & sedimentation controls and best management practices for construction-related air, waste and site remediation issues. As a member of various project design and construction teams, he also promotes sustainable design goals, including achievement of LEED certification standards.
Prior to Joining the OEP, Paul worked for 10 years as a site remediation project manager and an environmental coordinator for two Connecticut energy utility companies. His environmental management experience included internal policy development, permitting, regulatory reporting, waste management and spill response. He was also part of an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System team leading certification efforts for company operations. He managed site investigation and remediation projects at commercial and former manufactured gas plant properties. Before his utility company work, he gained valuable field geology and environmental sampling experience by spending two years at an environmental consulting firm.
Paul earned a B.S. in Geology with a concentration in Hydrogeology and a Minor in Soil and Water Resources at the University of Rhode Island. During his studies he interned with the RI Department of Environmental Management and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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Jason joined the OEP as an Environmental Compliance Analyst in December 2006. He is tasked with ensuring that our policy to implement the best environmental management practices is maintained throughout the University’s operational activities. He has multi-media responsibilities and focuses on providing internal assistance and guidance to the University on environmental issues related to UConn’s water supply, storm drainage and wastewater treatment systems. He also supports longer-term studies, plans and projects related to the University’s water utilities and infrastructure. He coordinates UConn’s compliance with water discharge permit requirements, including monitoring, record keeping and reporting, and with environmental requirements applicable to aboveground and underground storage tanks, including SPCC plans. He also addresses dam safety and site assessment and remediation issues.
Prior to joining the OEP, Jason was an environmental scientist at a Connecticut-based consulting firm. During his seven years as a consultant, he specialized in compliance engineering for industrial wastewater, as well as the assessment and investigation of contaminated properties. His work experience also includes preparation of SPCC and stormwater pollution prevention plans, oversight of groundwater remediation systems, and maintenance of hazardous waste compliance for a variety of municipal and private industrial facilities. He also managed the firm’s state-wide stormwater monitoring services.
He received his B.S in Geomechanics, a hybrid degree of geology and mechanical engineering, from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, and his M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Hartford in December 2007.
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