Environmental Professionals
Organization of Connecticut

YEP 2017 Yearly Review

Fri, October 20, 2017 4:20 PM | Deleted user

Yearly Review 2016-2017

2017 was another exciting year for YEP.  YEP represents our EPOC Associate level members who make up approximately 50% of our membership.  Thank you to our YEP subcommittee members Jean Vossler, Marlee NajamyWinnick, Dan Preli, Kristen Amodeo, Shannon Spezzano, and Laura Yellen, for their work this past year.

YEP membership is open to all EPOC members at no additional fee. To be included in YEP mailings, login to your EPOC account to view your profile and then check the YEP membership box. For further information about YEP, see our website page www.epoc.org/yep or contact YEP@epoc.org.

Social Networking Events

We enjoyed three social events including some beer testing at Two Roads brewery in Stratford in May 2017. A laboratory tour was hosted by CET Labs (Complete Environmental Testing, Inc.).

Thanks to Jean Vossler of Antea Group for organizing some great the Social and Networking Events for YEP members as well as our April meeting.

LEP Study Events

YEP conducted three review sessions prior to the LEP exam in May. These technical sessions were led by Joy Kloss, Bob Potterton, and Gordon Binkhorst. In addition, a two-part Conceptual Site Modeling technical training session was presented by Gail Batchelder, a technical training session on enhancing natural remedial processes was presented by Karen Kinsella.

Thanks to Marlee NajamyWinnick, Kristen Amodeo, and Shannon Spezzano of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. for putting together excellent LEP study sessions and Technical events.

Past Events

  • Nov 10, 2017: LEP Study Session - Guidance for the LEP Exam Application
  • Feb 23, 2017: LEP Study Session - NAPL-Specifics and Environmental Fate
  • Mar 22, 2017: Technical Event - Conceptual Site Modeling Process- Part 1
  • Apr 12, 2017: Annual Meeting - Stony Creek Brewery, Branford, CT
  • Apr 26, 2017: Technical Event - Conceptual Site Modeling Process- Part 2
  • May 3, 2017: LEP Study Session - Hydrology Review
  • Jun 21, 2017: Bunsen Burners and Beer - Two Roads Brewery, Stratford, CT
  • Jul 12, 2017: Technical Event - The Biogeochemical Toolbox- Enhancing Natural Remedial Processes

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 23, 2017: QC and Cocktails with CET Labs - Bridgeport, CT
  • TBD 2017: Fall Social Event
  • TBD 2017: LEP Study Session - LEP Exam Application
  • TBD 2018: LEP Study Session
  • TBD 2018: LEP Study Session
  • TBD 2018: Spring Technical Event
  • TBD 2018: Spring Technical Event 

Committee leaders

Lastly, I would like to thank Dan Preli for his service on the YEP committee as a founder and participant, and welcome Bill Burgess from HRP Associates to our team.  We are looking forward to another good year!


Brian Skelly

YEP committee chair

Environmental Professionals Organization of Connecticut, Inc.
P.O. Box 176, Amston, CT 06231-0176
Seth Molofsky, Executive Director
Phone: (860) 537-0337, Fax: (860) 603-2075

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