EPA Region 4 New Grantee Workshop



Barbara Alfano, EPA Region 4

Lessons Learned: Getting started on your Grant

Bob Wilkerson, City of Dothan AL

Summer Alston, Durham, NC

Beyond Assessment, Part 1

Gia Matheny, City of Hernando MS

Beyond Assessment, Part 2

Dr. E. Christian Wells, Director, Center for Brownfields Research, USF

EPA’s Terms and Conditions, Site Eligibility, & ACRES

Steven Smith, Barbara Alfano, & Kelly Gorini, EPA 

Motivating your Team and Making Changes for the Better. Part 1

Mayor Sally Garland, City of Crystal Springs, MS


Motivating your Team and Making Changes for the Better. Part 2

Ivan Groom, Manatee County, FL

Hot Brownfields Topics From EPA and Partners 

The New Region 4 QAPP Toolkit for Brownfields Assessment Practitioners

Derek Street, EPA R4

ACRES RAU and Quarterly reporting for Existing Grantees

Kelly Gorini, EPA OBLR

Frank Gardner, EPA Region 1

Grant Writing Tips for Potential FY19 Applicants

Elizabeth Limbrick, NJIT

Olga Perry, EPA R4

Revitalization for Existing, Closing and Prior Grantees

Barbara Alfano, & Wanda Jennings, EPA R4


Welcome/Opening Remarks — David Fleming, REVBirmingham

Brownfield Funding Partnership — Steffanie Dorn, City of Greenwood, SC

Small Town, Big Success — Michelle Brown, Wilson, NC / Brian Kvam, Cardno

Former Tuscaloosa Chevrolet — Kenneth Bailey, P.E., TTL, Inc. / William “Buddy” Cox, Bradley, LLP

Gentrification and Brownfields: How do we Usher in Revitalization without Pushing People Out? – Elizabeth Limbrick, NJIT TAB

Reshaping Perspectives — Mobile Manufactured Gas Plant: Assessment, Remediation & Community Mitigation Project -

Albert G. Edwards, CERM, LLC

Modern Strategies for Effective Community Engagement — MaKara Rumley, Hummingbird

Social ReMEDIAtion — Elizabeth McNulty, Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection


Don’t Fence Me In: Creating Collaborative Groups that Cross Traditional Boundaries — Herb Petitjean, Kentucky DEP

Brownfield Successes Within the Golden Triangle Region of Mississippi — John Hargraves, PM Environmental, Inc.

EPA Brownfields Program; Whats New - Barbara Alfano, USEPA


Track A, Economic and Regulatory Sessions

Opportunity Zones: A Catalyst for Brownfields Redevelopment

Trey Hess, PPM Consultants, Inc.

David Humber, Maynard Cooper Gale
Nan Baldwin, Birmingham Business Alliance

Tapping into TAB: Free Assistance to Brownfield Communities

Colette Santasieri, PhD, NJIT

Navigating Voluntary Cleanup Programs

Ashley Meredith Strittmatter, Baker Donelson

Insurance Recovery: Additional Funding for Brownfields

David Biss, Eisenstein Malanchuk LLP

Track B, Assessment and Remediation Sessions

The Ins and Outs of Vapor Intrusion

Willie McKercher, EarthCon;
Crystal Collins, ADEM

Multi-site Performance Review of Liquidated Carbon for Groundwater Treatment

Chad Northington, REGENESES

Incremental Sampling Methodology for Characterization of Soil at Brownfield Sites

Christopher Bartley, Terracon

Brownfield Success Story: Former Landfill in Ft. Myers, Florida

William Burke, Geosyntec Consultants

Environmental Compliance on Brownfield Industrial Demolition Projects

Robert Rivera, P.E., ERM