Steering Committee

“The efforts of the National Brownfields Coalition are very effective at identifying challenges with the brownfield program and advocating for positive change with our congressional representatives. I encourage all brownfield practitioners and advocates to join the efforts of the National Brownfields Coalition to identify and promote positive changes for this vital issue.”

Randy Brandt, P.G., Senior Principal Geologist, Geosyntec Consultants

Our Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is represented by a diverse mix of professionals who are developing and leading the Coalition’s policy and advocacy platform to advance equitable brownfield cleanup and remediation. Current members participating in the Steering Committee include:

Katharine Burgess, Vice President for Land Use and Development, Smart Growth America

Jean Hamerman, Executive Director, Center for Creative Land Recycling

Michael Goldstein, Managing Partner, The Goldstein Environmental Law Firm

Joel Markland, President, BCA Environmental Consultants

Belinda Richard, National Brownfields Program Manager, Terracon

Deborah Shapiro, Senior Vice President of Site Assessment and Remediation, AKRF Inc.

Miles Ballogg, Senior Principal, Cardno

Jason Lichtstein, Environmental Lawyer and Partner, Akerman, LLP

Hon. Harold Mitchell, Jr., Founder and Executive Director, ReGenesis Community Development Corporation

Jim Tischler, Development Director, State of Michigan Land Bank Authority

Lee Ilan, Chief of Planning, New York City Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation

Carrie Staton, Director, West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Centers

Elizabeth Kluesner, Executive Director, Minnesota Brownfields