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Terri Goldberg
Executive Director
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Terri Goldberg
Terri Goldberg is the Executive Director of NEWMOA. Prior to that, she served as the Pollution Prevention Program Manager from 1989 to 1999 when she became the Deputy Director and served in that role until 2011. In her current role, Ms. Goldberg oversees day-to-day operations; coordinates with the Board of Directors in planning the organization's activities; overseas development of grants and contracts; supervises the staff; represents the member states in regional and other forums; and maintains liaisons with federal agencies, other organizations, industry and the environmental community. She has a Master's Degree from the Harvard School of Public Health with a concentration in environmental policy. Prior to joining NEWMOA, she was an Associate at the Industrial Economics, Inc. and before that she worked at the U.S. EPA Region 1 on lead reduction activities.

Andy Bray
Project Manager
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Andy Bray
Andy Bray is a Project Manager at NEWMOA. He joined NEWMOA in 1997 as an intern before being made Project Staff and then Project Manager in 2000. He manages NEWMOA's Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx) Center, including its information and web resource development and the National P2 Results Data System. He also manages the information technology (IT) aspects of other online databases, including the Mercury-added Products Database and e-filing system, the Beneficial Use Determinations Database, National Sustainable Lodging Network, Green Chemistry Connection, and others. He oversees all of NEWMOA's IT functions and its various websites. Andy holds a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering with an environmental concentration from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Prior to joining NEWMOA, he worked at the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute as a Graduate Student Research Assistant and Project Staff.

Topher Buck
Project Manager
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Topher Buck
Topher Buck is a Project Manager at NEWMOA, where he manages the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2), including several online database projects, alternatives assessment initiatives, and development of a multi-state approach to product disclosure and testing. Before joining NEWMOA in 2014, he worked for a small start-up in Cambridge, MA. From 2006 through 2011, Topher directed GreenBlue's Chemicals Program and managed CleanGredients®, which provides information on the environmental and human health attributes of chemicals to support safer product formulation. He has more than 20 years' experience working with government agencies, NGOs, private-sector firms, and academic institutions on a range of environmental issues. Topher spent five years in the Ph.D. program at the Energy and Resources Group at UC Berkeley, has a master's degree in environmental science from Yale University, and has a bachelor's degree in chemistry and religious studies from Wesleyan University.

Jennifer Griffith
Project Manager
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Jennifer Griffith
Jennifer Griffith is a Project Manager at NEWMOA. She joined NEWMOA in 1995 and is responsible for waste site cleanup and solid waste projects, including training and research. She manages a variety of initiatives, including those focused on construction and demolition waste, municipal solid waste, disaster debris, beneficial use determinations, Brownfields redevelopment, and mildly contaminated soils. Jennifer has a Master's Degree in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to joining NEWMOA, she worked as a consultant at firms involved with landfill design and waste site investigation and cleanup.

Lois Makina
Administrative Assistant
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Lois Makina
Lois Makina is the Administrative Assistant at NEWMOA. She joined NEWMOA in 1986 and manages the NEWMOA office, handles accounts receivables and payables, develops projects to green the office, posts information on NEWMOA's website, develops and maintains spreadsheets, helps with organizing meetings and events, and assist staff with projects. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Belmont University.

Rachel Smith
Project Coordinator
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Rachel Smith
Rachel Smith is a Project Coordinator at NEWMOA. She joined NEWMOA in 2006 and has worked on a variety of pollution prevention, solid waste, mercury reduction, and waste site cleanup projects. She has helped coordinate initiatives related to hospitality, green chemistry, clean marinas, garment cleaning, brownfields reuse and redevelopment, and waste paint management. She supports NEWMOA's P2Rx Center and IMERC. Rachel holds a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science from the University of Vermont. Prior to joining NEWMOA, she worked as a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action Officer for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.

 

 

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