Sandra Novotny, Environmental Management Support, Inc.
Ms. Novotny is an environmental policy analyst with an M.S. in earth science and over 20 years of experience in environmental management and regulatory analysis. As an independent consultant, Ms. Novotny currently supports EPA in initiatives concerning innovative technologies for hazardous waste site characterization and remediation, redevelopment of brownfield sites, and sustainable site cleanup, land use, and construction. Past projects involved other segments of EPA's Superfund program, including annual program reporting to Congress, hazard ranking for site cleanup prioritization, regulations on hazardous substance releases, requirements for aboveground oil storage tanks, and emergency response notifications. Experience with private industry includes cross-program site assessments for mining facilities, power generators, water utilities, and residential development.
Carlos Pachon, Technology Innovation and Field Services Division, Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation, EPA
In addition to responsibilities such as tracking and reporting on the use of remediation technologies in Superfund, Mr. Pachon manages the Brownfields and Land Revitalization Technology Support Center. He is currently engaged in helping define EPA Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response's green remediation strategy. In recent years he also worked as a special assistant to the EPA Administrator and with the United States Trade Representative conducting environmental reviews of free trade agreements. Previously his duties also included the development and delivery of key training Superfund courses, such as Remedial Design and Remedial Action for Remedial Project Managers. He has a BS from Colorado State University in Watershed Management and graduate degrees in environmental and business management from Duke University and a Georgetown respectively.