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Environmental Professionals Network

School of Environment and Natural Resources


Past EPN Events

  1. Nov 14, 2023, 7:15am - 9:30am

    This program featured Josh Knights (director of partnerships, Sustainability Institute at Ohio State), Aryeh Alex (sustainability manager, Division of Refuse Collection, City of Columbus, and executive director, Keep Columbus Beautiful), Andrew Booker (programs manager, Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio), Mary Leciejewski (zero waste manager, Facilities Operations and Development, Sustainability & Strategic Services, The Ohio State University), Rebecca Reichenbach (recycling marketing manager, Rumpke Waste & Recycling), Brian King (executive vice president of marketing, product management and sustainability, Advanced Drainage Systems), and Christian Blanco (PhD, assistant professor of operations and business analytics, The Ohio State University).

  2. Oct 10, 2023, 7:15am - 9:30am

    This program featured Lisa Goldsand (founder, Circular Thrift, LLC), Steven Bethell, (co-founder, Bank & Vogue), Dr. Connie Ulasewicz (professor emerita of apparel design and merchandising, San Francisco State University), Carmen Gama (director of circular design, Eileen Fisher), Luke Henning, (chief business officer, Circ), and Dr. Tasha Lewis, clinical associate professor, Ohio State's Department of Human Sciences). 

  3. Sep 12, 2023, 7:15am - 11:45am

    This program featured Kerstin Carr, PhD, chief regional strategy officer, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission; Megha Sinha, principal, NBBJ; Tina Mohn, natural resource manager, City of Columbus; Tim Moloney, executive director, Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks; and William Murdock, executive director, MORPC.

  4. Jul 11, 2023, 7:45am - 10:45am

    This event featured Christopher Tonra, PhD (associate professor in Avian Wildlife Ecology and chair, Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park), Leigh Ann Miller (director, Grange Insurance Audubon Center), Matthew Shumar (program coordinator, Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative), Shelly Douglas (executive director, Green Columbus) and Nicole Jackson (founder, N Her Nature LLC)

  5. Jun 5, 2023, 7:45am - 11:00am

    This event recognized ENR Honorary 100 inductees Jon Gerken, John O'Meara, Ric Queen, and Dorothy Teater. The following program featured Dr. Cathann Kress (vice president for agricultural administration and dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences), Bill Stanley (state director, The Nature Conservancy in Ohio) and Dr. Dewey Mann (director, Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory). 

  6. Apr 19, 2023, 6:00pm - 7:15pm

    This program featured Brother(hood) Dance! (Orlando Zane Hunter Jr., Ricarrdo Valentine, Isaiah L. Harris, and Kierra Williams), Davine A. Green (harmonica player), Dr. Tiffany Bourgeois (assistant professor of arts management, Ohio State's Department of Arts, Administration, Education and Policy), Adrienne Williams (co-founder, Growing and Growth Collective) and Jera Oliver (co-founder, Growing and Growth Collective)

  7. Mar 7, 2023, 7:15am - 11:45am

    This program featured Dr. Jim Stagge (assistant professor, Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, Ohio State), Laura Johnson (director, National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg University), Kari Mackenbach, vice president of strategic pursuits water, ms consultants inc.), Alicia Silverio (program coordinator, Ohio National Flood Insurance, Ohio Department of Natural Resources), Chris Yoder (research director, Midwest Biodiversity Institute),  Dante Fiorino (principle engineer, Brown and Caldwell), LaShawna Weeks (senior environmental stormwater specialist, City of Toledo), Aaron Wilson (State Climatologist of Ohio, assistant professor, agricultural weather and climate field specialist, Ohio State), Jennifer Fish (director, Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District), Cyndi Rachol (national map liaison for Michigan and Ohio, US Geological Survey), Matt Repasky (MS4 program coordinator, City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities) and Alicia Silverio (program manager, Floodplain Management Program, Ohio Department of Natural Resources). 

  8. Feb 14, 2023, 7:15am - 9:30am

    This event featured Dr. Risa Pesapane (assistant professor, Ohio State's Parasite and Pathogen Ecology Lab), Dr. Steven Wilden (area veterinarian in charge, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service), Sarah Fink (community environmental health supervisor, Franklin County Public Health), Dr. Sarah Short (assistant professor, Ohio State's department of Entomology, and Dr. Luis Téllez (medical director (retired), St. Elizabeth Urgent Care). 

  9. Jan 10, 2023, 7:15am - 9:30am

    This program featured Geraldine Barnuevo (vice president of sustainability, GE Aerospace), Dr. Bart Elmore (associate professor of environmental history, The Ohio State University), Dr. John Horack (Neil Armstrong chair in aerospace policy, The Ohio State University), and Rob Scholl (president and CEO, Textron eAviation)

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    Dec 5, 2022, 5:00pm - 7:30pm

    This program featured Dr. Rattan Lal (director, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center), Dr. Dorn Cox (research director, Wolfe's Neck Center for Agriculture & Environment), Dr. Jennifer Garner (registered dietitian and affiliated faculty, Food for Health Research Initiative), and Dr. Jill Clark (associate professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs)