Browse Speakers

Search found 254 results
Event Speaker/Title/Agency/Biography
CUPA-2018
avatar

LINDSAY MORGADO, Hazardous Materials Specialist - Santa Clara County Fire

Lindsay is a Hazardous Materials Specialist with the Santa Clara County Fire Department. She has more than 17 years of experience as a CUPA inspector, performing Underground Storage Tank, Hazardous Materials Business Plan, Hazardous Waste Generator, Tiered Permitting, and Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act compliance inspections. Her UST program experience includes routine inspections, enforcement, and oversight of UST system installation, upgrade, repair, and removal projects. She is a lead trainer for new UST program inspectors and is currently a Co-Chair of the Bay Area UST Technical Advisory Group.

M-C1, W-C2

CUPA-2018
avatar

LISA BROWN, DDA - Sacramento DA's Office

Ms. Brown was a Senior Staff Counsel for the California Air Resources Board from 1997-1998 and 2011-2015. From 1998 to 2011, she was the Assistant Counsel for Enforcement at the California Environmental Protection Agency where she chaired the Cal/EPA Enforcement Training Team, the State Enforcement Task Force and the Border Task Force. From 1986-97, she was a Deputy DA for San Joaquin County where she created the Environmental Crimes Prosecutions Unit and the San Joaquin County Environmental Crimes Task Force. Ms. Brown has been a California representative to the Western States Project and a member of their Training Committee. Ms. Brown has been an instructor for the Western States Project, the CUPA Conference, the California District Attorneys Association, the California Hazardous Materials Investigators Association, and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers Advanced Environmental Crimes Training Program. She is currently a Deputy District Attorney for Sacramento County (part time) and a trainer for EPA.

W-E1, TH-D1

CUPA-2018
avatar

LISA JENSEN, Environmental Scientist - SWRCB

Lisa Jensen is an Environmental Scientist with the California Water Resources Control Board. With the UST program she performs triennial CUPA evaluations, reviews requests for reconsideration from enhanced leak detection testing, and provides technical assistance and training. Prior to joining the State Water Board, Ms. Jensen worked in the defense and medical device industries as a software engineer and program manager with a focus on driving down defect introduction while remaining on time and budget. Ms. Jensen received a Bachelors in Mathematics and Computer Science from CSU Fresno and an M.S. in Marine & Watershed Science from CSU Monterey Bay.

Tu-C3

CUPA-2018
avatar

LIZA MARFORI, Senior Project Manager - Parsons

Ms. Liza Marfori is a Chemical Engineer with 30 years of experience focusing on environmental compliance, health and safety and other industrial fields. She is a certified Project Manager and has been with Parsons for 28 years. She manages and supports projects for the U.S. Military, other DoD agencies, and private industry involving environmental compliance and permitting, hazardous materials and hazardous waste management, utilities and equipment design and implementation, process safety, health and safety and emergency response. Prepared Hazardous Material Business Plans (HMBPs) and SB14 Hazardous Waste Minimization Plans/Reports, RCRA Part B Permits, Environmental Management System (EMS) Programs, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plans (SPCC), Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), Risk Management Plans/Programs (RMP), Environmental Compliance and Health and Safety Audits, Water System Vulnerability Assessments, Title V and other Air Quality Permitting, and EPCRA Tier II and SARA Title III Toxic Release Inventory Reports. Her experience includes working in Greece, Guam, Iceland, Italy, Japan and United States.

Th-H1

CUPA-2018
avatar

LORI LUCES-NAKAGAWA, Environmental Scientist - Pacific Gas & Electric

Lori Luces-Nakagawa is a Senior Environmental Scientist with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), responsible for providing subject matter expertise in the areas of Hazardous Materials & Waste. She graduated from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA with a B.S. degree in Biological Sciences, and is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). Prior to working at PG&E, Lori had previously worked as a CUPA inspector, as well as a health inspector in the Solid Waste & Compliance Division of the Southern Nevada Health District. She began her career at PG&E in 2011 as part of the team that oversees company-wide application of hazardous material & hazardous waste. Since late 2015, she has provided direct support to Environmental Field Specialists in the area of hazardous material & hazardous waste facility compliance at PG&Es 1300 facilities. Lori has extensive experience in developing company guidance and environmental training, performing legislation/regulatory review, and conducting facility compliance inspections in addition to working with regulators to resolve compliance issues.

M-H1

CUPA-2018
avatar

MAJE HOYOS, Sr. Hazardous Materials Specialist - Humboldt County DEH

I have been in the Environmental Health field for 11 years at Humboldt County, Division of Environmental Health. I have specialized in the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for the last 8 years, both as an inspector and as a program manager. During this time I have completed both the Hazardous Materials Technician & Specialist trainings at the California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI). Since April 2010 I have been the North Coast Regional Director and board member of the California Hazardous Materials Investigator Association (CHMIA) and received the Life Time Membership award. Throughout my work I have had the opportunity to work closely with various Federal, State, local agencies, and the public of California. Part of my professional experience includes the implementation, management and oversight of CUPA programs. To date I have assisted in the investigation of over 20 statewide cases, as well as multiple local administrative enforcement actions including: Hertz, CHP, local business and illegal cannabis grows. The subsequent case development has led to multiple quick settlements, consent orders; and convictions in conjunction with the district attorneys office.

M-E4

CUPA-2018
avatar

MANON MASCHUE, EHS III - San Diego County DEH

Manon Maschue has been a CSTI Certified Instructor since 2013. Manon is a responder with the San Diego County Environmental Health Department Hazardous Incident Response Team as an after-hours team member since 2009. Beginning in 2002, Manon has conducted compliance inspections and educates businesses from automotive repair sector to the biotech industry with USTs, Hazardous Materials, Hazardous Waste, Tiered Permitting and Medical Waste requirements. Since 2011 Manon has conducted CUPA compliance inspections as the CalARP Specialist which includes all of the other CUPA programs as well. Prior to working for the CUPA, between 1993 and 2002, Manon worked for the San Diego County Public Health Department Epidemiology Division conducting disease surveillance activities. Manon earned her BS in Nutritional Sciences from Michigan State Universitys College of Human Ecology. She obtained her certification as a California UST Inspector in 2005 and her APSA Inspector certification in 2009.

Tu-A2

CUPA-2018
avatar

MARC LORENTZEN, Environmental Scientist - Cal/EPA

Marc Lorentzen began his career at the state with a position as an Environmental Scientist (ES) at the California Department of Public Health where he worked as an inspector in the Medical Waste Management Waste Program. There he gained experience in working with a regulated community, interpreting regulation and statutes, as well as learning and working with hazardous materials. This position, though limited term, allowed him to gain a foothold in an exciting and engaging segment of public health and it lead very nicely into his current position, Currently, Marc works as an ES at CalEPA, Unified Program, where he is a CUPA evaluator. He has been lucky enough to work with some very experienced people in both state and local government. At this position Marc has gained experience with the regulatory process as well as working very closely with state and local governments. Marc is excited to work in such a diverse, interesting and important field and he hopes to continue to provide excellent service to the CUPA's with whom he works so closely. Marc has also recently completed his 40 hour HAZWOPER training and is continually working toward hid REHS educational goals as time allows.

M-D2

CUPA-2018
avatar

MARCO ESCOBEDO, Hazardous Materials Specialist - Orange County EH

Marco Escobedo is a Hazardous Materials Specialist with Orange County Environmental Health, Hazardous Materials Surveillance Section. Marco has been with Orange County CUPA for over 4 years and has conducted inspections in all CUPA programs. Prior to joining the County, Marco spent 8 years in the private sector as an environmental consultant. Marco has a BS in Environmental Science from the University of Santa Barbara.

TU-A1

CUPA-2018
avatar

MARCY BARNETT, EHS II - CA Dept of Public Health

Ms. Marcy A. Barnett is the Emergency Preparedness Liasion for the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Center for Environmental Health. In this capacity, she works with the emergency preparedness and environmental health programs within CDPH and with the states local environmental health agencies providing assistance and training intended to improve disaster preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities. Ms. Barnett is a California Office of Emergency Services -certified Emergency Management Specialist, a FEMA Master Exercise Program Practitioner (MEP), certified Hazardous Materials Specialist, and a nationally recognized Certified Emergency Manager (CEM). She holds certificates in Homeland Security from the Naval Postgraduate School and Hazardous Materials Management from University of California Davis; graduate degrees in Hydrogeology and Liberal Arts; and an undergraduate degree in Environmental Health. She is a former Regional Vice President for Southwestern U.S. with the National Environmental Health Association and serves as Technical Chair for Disaster Preparedness with the California Environmental Health Association.

W-I1