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2021 Environmental • Energy • Health & Safety School
Chair, Sharon Drescher (Syngenta)

2021 EEHS School Steering Committee

Advanced Energy
Kitt Butler

Peter Thibodeau (Dean, Energy & Sustainability)
Joe Sullivan

Amy Marshall

John Bird (Executive Committee)

Draper Aden Associates
James Joyner

Duke Energy
Mark McIntire

ECS Limited
Scott Werley

EI Group
Greg Lathan (Dean, Occupational Safety & Health)
Mike Walker

Enthalpy Analytical
Lindsay Boone

Steve Curl (Co-Host)

Kevin Eldridge

The GEL Group
Andrew Stahl
Keith McCullock

Andrea Siefers (Dean, Energy & Sustainability)
Alessandra Braswell
Frank Stillo

Kilpatrick Townsend
Alan McConnell

Charles Case

Montrose Environmental
Brett Cox

NC Department of Environmental Quality
Craig Caldwell (Division of Water Resources)
Betty Gatano (Division of Air Quality)
Jamie Ragan (Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service)

Preston Howard (President, Executive Committee)

Randy Green (Executive Committee)

Mike Hall (Dean, Water Quality)
Sarah Slagle-Garrett (Dean, Special Topics)

Christopher Murray

Shurtape Technologies
Mark Hawes (Executive Committee)

Ross Smith

Trinity Consultants
Dale Overcash (Dean, Air Quality)
Rich Pandullo

TRC Companies
Rachel Velthuisen
Chelsea Wenhardt

Williams Mullen
Ethan Ware

Wood PLC
Bonani Langan (Dean, Special Topcs)


Occupational Safety & Health

November 16, 2021


8:00 AM OSHA Update

Presented by Scott Mabry
Assistant DeputyCommissioner, NCDOL OSHA Division

OSHA Update Presentation Slides

[cl-popup title=”SCOTT MABRY
Assistant Deputy Commissioner
NCDOL OSHA Division” show_on=”text” btn_label=”Scott Mabry’s Bio”]Mr. Scott Mabry joined the NC OSH Director’s office in December 2016 as the Assistant Deputy Commissioner for OSH. A NC native, Scott hails from Norwood, NC, afterwards moving to Raleigh to attend NC State University. Upon earning his degree, he entered the health and safety field where he has been ever since. Splitting his 30+ years between private industry and public service, Scott has a broad perspective on challenges employers face every day. Over the years he has spent time in safety and health consulting, construction safety, time with both compliance and consultative services at NCDOL, safety and health in a university setting and prior to his current position, as the Director of Safety and Risk Management with NC DOT. Please feel free to talk with Scott about his past experiences and more importantly, the focus of NCDOL OSHA over the past year.



9:15 AM Active Shooter Mitigation – What Did We Forget During COVID?

Presented by Ron Reed-Adam
Sr. Program Manager for Workplace Violence
EI Group

Active Shooter Presentation Slides

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Sr Program Manager for Workplace Violence” show_on=”text” btn_label=”Ron Reed-Adam’s Bio”]

Mr. Ronald Reed is The EI Group’s Senior Program Manager for Workplace Violence and Active is accustomed to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and is known for his dynamic verbal communications skills.  He maintains a Security Clearance of Top Secret, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) as of 1 March 2014 with Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).  Ron received a bachelor’s degree in History & Political Science from Old Dominion University and served in the Special Operations Marine Training Group based in Camp LeJeune. 

Environmental Program Consultant


10:30 AM Characterizing Workplace Hazards – Critical Steps and Avoiding Common Mistakes

Presented by Phil Fincher, CIH/CSP
Senior Vice President
EI Group

Workplace Hazards  Presentation Slides

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Senior Vice President
EI Group” show_on=”text” btn_label=”Phil Fincher’s Bio”]

Bio goes here

CONTACT Phil Fincher


12:30 PM Pandemic Post-Mortem Panel

PJ Klein, P.E., C.E.M.
Business Continuity Program Manager
Corning Fiber Optics and Cable

Mark Hawes
Director of Environment, Safety, and Product Compliance
Shurtape Technologies

Ryan Bumgardner
Environmental Health & Safety
Clearwater Paper

Amy Orders
Senior Director in Environmental Health and Public Safety

Greg Lathan, Moderator
EI Group

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[cl-popup title=”PJ KLEIN
Business Continuity Program Manager
Corning” show_on=”text” btn_label=”PJ Klein’s Bio”]

PJ is a registered Professional Engineer, a Certified Energy Manager and has worked in the manufacturing business for 6 years, all with Corning.  Prior to joining Corning, PJ worked for AECOM, formerly URS, in electrical design for the nuclear power industry for 6 years.  PJ graduated from University of New Orleans with a BS in Electrical Engineering.

PJ is currently the Business Continuity Program Manager for Corning’s Optical Fiber and Cable business as well as the Assistant Division Energy Manager.  He is responsible for Corning’s business continuity initiatives inclusive of managing and evaluating risk to global operations.  Previously, PJ was a Facilities Electrical Engineer also in Corning’s Optical Fiber and Cable business. His previous responsibilities included oversight of the facilities power distribution system for ten facilities worldwide including executing electrical and multi-discipline projects.

PJ married Denise in October 2015 and they have two daughters, Keegan (4) and Palmer (2).



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Director of Environment, Safety, and Product Compliance
Shurtape Technologies, LLC” show_on=”text” btn_label=”Mark Hawes’s Bio”]

Global Responsibilities for Environmental, Safety and Product Compliance for STM, Inc.
~25 years
Mark is a registered professional engineer and has been in the leadership role for STM in the areas of Environmental, Safety, and Product Compliance.  He has been with Shurtape since November 1996.

Founding member of the Unifour Air Quality Committee ~17 years
Chair of the Science and Technology Committee for the NC Manufacturer’s Alliance. ~15 years
Chair of the Regulatory Committee for the North American Pressure Sensitive Tape Council. ~ 18 years
Past President of the Carolinas Air Pollution Control Association >20 years.
Committee Chair for the Lake James Ducks Unlimited Chapter
B.S. Biological and Agricultural Engineering, NCSU
Burke County
Married with four wonderful daughters


[cl-popup title=”RYAN BUMGARDNER
Environmental Health & Safety Manager
Clearwater Paper” show_on=”text” btn_label=”Ryan Bumgardner’s Bio”]

Ryan joined Clearwater Paper in April 2019 as the EHS Manager. He’s previously held Environmental, Health and Safety roles in Metal Recycling and Manufacturing, Aviation, Textile Manufacturing and Pulp and Paper. He graduated from Western Carolina University and has been in Western NC for all of his life. He is married to his high school sweetheart. They have two kids and three dogs. He loves to travel but after work most days you will find him outside playing with the kids, grilling or tinkering with his Jeep. He is active in his church and community and loves to relax with family and friends.


[cl-popup title=”AMY ORDERS
Senior Director in Environmental Health and Public Safety
NC State University” show_on=”text” btn_label=”Amy Orders’s Bio”]

Amy Orders is a senior director in Environmental Health and Public Safety at NC State University.  With extensive experience in laboratory and campus safety, she employs practical strategies that extend creativity into health and safety programming, to manage beyond compliance and build long-standing partnerships.

Amy earned her doctorate from NC State University, maintains professional certifications in radiation safety and has earned numerous awards in health, safety and emergency management areas.   Amy is an adjunct professor in the College of Education at NC State, serves on international safety working groups and keeps pace with two highly energetic teenagers and two dogs!


[cl-popup title=”GREG LATHAN
EI Group” show_on=”text” btn_label=”Greg Lathan’s Bio”]

Greg Lathan is the President of the EI Group, a full service occupational safety & health, industrial hygiene and environmental engineering consulting firm, with headquarters located in RTP, NC and branch offices strategically placed in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. EI’s client base includes private sector manufacturing, health care and commercial businesses. Prior to launching the EI Group in 1988, Greg was the EHS Director of General Electric Company’s Electrical Distribution and Control Division ED&C), with over 70 domestic and international manufacturing locations. Greg hold a BS Degree in Chemistry and MS in Public Health, both from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.



1:45 PM Injury and Illness Recordkeeping Fundamentals

Presented by Guy R. Butts, II BS CSP ASP CHMM Master CSS CDS
Corporate Health and Safety Director
Draper Aden Associates

Injury Illness Recordkeeping Presentation Slides

[cl-popup title=”GUY R. BUTTS, II
Corporate Health and Safety Director
Draper Aden Associates” show_on=”text” btn_label=”Guy R. Butt’s Bio”]

With over 40 years of experience in facilities planning and engineering design for municipalities, state agencies, cultural institutions, and private clients, Draper Aden provides civil, environmental, geotechnical, solid waste, and structural engineering; surveying and subsurface utility engineering; site planning and engineering; and construction inspection services throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.  As Corporate Health and Safety Director, Mr. Butts provides health and safety leadership to ensure field team members have the tools necessary to identify hazards and safety training aimed at preventing injuries.  He also collaborates with customers to ensure field team members safely perform their work activities. Mr. Butts holds a Bachelors Degree in Building Construction Management from Michigan State University.



3:00 PM How to Conduct Safety Inspections

Presented by Barry Maxwell
Senior Safety Professional
EI Group

Conducting Safety Inspections Presentation Slides

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Senior Safety Professional
EI Group” show_on=”text” btn_label=”Barry Maxwell’s Bio”]

Mr. Barry Maxwell has 29 years of experience in developing and facilitating occupational safety programs for the fields of general industry, construction, education, and healthcare.  He has a Bachelor of Science in Production and Marketing Management and a Master of Science in Occupational Safety.

His professional specialties include inspection and evaluation of construction sites and industrial facilities for potential safety hazards, development of safety and occupational health programs, conducting safety training programs, and scaffolding and trenching inspections.

Some specific training experience includes: (1) develop, market, and present occupational safety & health programs to train personnel from the general industry, construction, and healthcare fields on any / all occupational safety topics, such as confined space, fall protection, trenching, scaffolding, respiratory protection, and cranes & rigging; (2) teaches the OSHA 10 / 30-hour Voluntary Compliance courses for General Industry and Construction since 1996; (3) taught an undergraduate safety class at East Carolina University.


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