Featured Speakers

MESERB is proud to host featured speakers at its full membership meetings, which occur twice each fiscal year. The following is a sample of the individuals who have spoken at recent MESERB meetings, and the topics discussed.

2015 Annual Meeting - Stantec, St. Paul
Elizabeth Wefel, Senior Attorney, Flaherty & Hood, P.A.
2015 Legislative Wrap-Up

2014 Fall Meeting - Rochester
Timothy Flaherty, Attorney/Lobbyist and Pat Hentges, Environment & Energy Committee Chair
Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
The CGMC Environmental Program: Past Successes and Future Priorities

2014 Annual Meeting - St. Cloud
Tracy Hodel, Assistant Public Utilities Director, City of St. Cloud
Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrades

2013 Fall Meeting - Grand Rapids
John Hall, President, Hall & Associates
Update on Federal Water Quality Regulatory Activities

2013 Annual Meeting - Alexandria
Elizabeth Wefel, Senior Attorney, Flaherty & Hood, P.A.
2013 Minnesota Legislative Session Update

2012 Fall Meeting - Fergus Falls
Sandy McDonald and Luke Charpentier, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
New MPCA registration process for municipal environmental laboratories

2012 Annual Meeting - Hutchinson
Bill Angerman, P.E., WHKS & Co.
Inflow and Infiltration (I&I) Investigation in the City of Rochester

2011 Fall Meeting - Glencoe
Shannon Lotthammer, Environmental Analysis & Outcomes Division Manager, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Minnesota’s sulfate standard to protect wild rice

2011 Annual Meeting - St. Cloud
Kathy Lee, Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey
USGS monitoring on chemicals of emerging concern

2010 Fall Meeting - Melrose
Heiko Schoenfuss, Ph.D., St. Cloud State University
Endocrine disrupting compounds in Minnesota waters

2010 Annual Meeting - St. Cloud
Mark Ferrey, Environmental Scientist, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Recent MPCA research on endocrine disrupting compounds