Join a Minnesota Brownfields Committee! 

Minnesota Brownfields is an active, member-driven association that relies on participation from members. Participation in a Minnesota Brownfields Committee offers a great opportunity for networking and professional growth. Maximize your investment by joining committee! Review the committee descriptions below. Click here to get involved.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Minnesota Brownfields Advisory Committee is comprised of redevelopment professionals representing 12 different expertise areas. The Advisory Committee enhances our Board’s capacity, and ensures alignment with the current priorities of Minnesota’s diverse redevelopment community. The Advisory Committee provides feedback on research, and helps develop forums and other program activities.

 

Current Members:

Kevin Carroll – City of Minneapolis CPED
Keary Cragan – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5
Robert Devolve – Stinson Leonard Street
Mary Finch – Hennepin County Environmental Services
Jay Kunze – Bay West
Rick Kubler – Lathrop GPM
Ava Langston-Kenney
Dave Liverseed – Mortenson Construction
Kristin Lukes – Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Charlie Vander Aarde – Metro Cities
Cathy Villas-Horns – Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Elizabeth Schmiesieng - Winthrop & Weinstein, Chair Minnesota Brownfields Board of Directors
Amy Hadiaris - Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Tigh Surdez - Bell Banks
John Berger - Minnesota Department of Transportation
Michael Zazzera - GZA GeoEnvironmental


MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Minnesota Brownfields Membership Committee is comprised of industry professionals who are dedicated to enhancing membership for the organization.

Current Members:

Heidi Timm-Bijold – Project Navigation
Richard Manser – The Opus Group
Jim Crowl – Carlson McCain
Adam Zobel – Stantec
Sherry VanDuyn – Landmark Environmental
Christopher Cerny  - Winthrop Weinstine


RESCAPE/PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Minnesota Brownfields Program Committee is comprised of public and private redevelopment professionals that provide input into educational program development for Minnesota Brownfields. The Program Committee is critical in advising on relevant topics in the redevelopment industry.

Current Members:

Richard Manser – The Opus Group
Jeff Sepesi – Environmental Law and Science PLLC
Chris Thompson – Braun Intertec
Cathy Undem – Dakota County Water Resources
Gail Cederburg - American Engineering Testing
Lucy McMartin - Winona Port Authority
Mike Wardwell - Hyde Development
Ryan Spencer - WSB Engineering
Jennifer Force - SEH
J. Schleper - Inventure Properties
Eric Blodgett - Barr
Kaitlin Ouverson - Geosyntec Consultants
Lyndsey Brown – Stantec
Sara Collova – Frattalone
Bill Lazarz – Baywest
Ava Langston-Kenny – St. Paul Port Authority
Thomas Braun – Stoel Rives
Sarah Illi - Saint Paul Port Authority