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Environmental Professionals Network

School of Environment and Natural Resources


Past EPN Events

  1. 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). 

  2. 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). 

  3. 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) 

  5. Nov 9, 2022, 7:15am - 9:30am

    This program featured Dan Beetem (Director of Animal Management, The Wilds), Andrew Rae (Worth Wild Africa), and Kendra Wecker (Chief, Ohio Division of Wildlife)

  6. Oct 7, 2022, 7:15am - 12:30pm

    This program featured Michael Webber, PhD, (Josey Centennial Professorship in Energy Resources, The University of Texas at Austin), Jeffrey M. Bielicki, PhD, (associate professor, College of Engineering and John Glenn College of Public Affairs, and faculty lead, Sustainable Energy, Sustainability Institute, The Ohio State University), Rebecca Karason, CEM, (senior vice president, environmental strategy & sustainability director, The Huntington National Bank), John Kessler, PE, (chief of real estate, Office of Real Estate & Land Management, Ohio Department of Natural Resources), as well as workshop sessions with Aparna Dial, Tasha Lewis, Randy Keefer, Brent Sohngen, Martina Leveni, Caitlin Holley, Scott Demyan, and Roger Williams. 

  7. Sep 13, 2022, 7:15am - 9:30am

    This program featured Mayra Rodríguez-González, PhD (Assistant Cooperative Extension Educator, University of Connecticut), Harrison Fried, MS (The Ohio State University, School of Environment and Natural Resources), and Kimberly Ordonez, MS (The Ohio State University, School of Environment and Natural Resources).

  8. Jun 14, 2022, 8:00am - 11:00am

    This program featured Cadine Navarro (MLA Harvard Graduate School of Design), Jenny Adkins (professional wetland scientist and lead botanist, MAD Scientist Associates), Dr. Terry Hermsen (professor of english emeritus, Otterbein University).

  9. Apr 20, 2022, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    This program featured Sophia Buggs (owner, Lady Buggs Farm, and Mahoning Food Access Coordinator), Jennifer Morris (chief executive officer, The Nature Conservancy), Kristina M. Johnson, PhD. (president, The Ohio State University).

  10. Mar 22, 2022, 7:15am - 11:45am

    This program featured Ramiro Berardo, PhD., (associate professor of environmental and natural resource policy, SENR), Linda Weavers, PhD., (co-director, Ohio Water Resources Center (OWRC)), Melissa Menerey (Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and board president, Water Management of Ohio (WMAO)), Manny Teodoro, PhD., (associate professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison),  Ken J. Heigel, P.E., (executive director, Ohio Water Development Authority), and Pete Bucher, (managing director of water policy, Ohio Environmental Council).