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WRP Management Team

Terry Albrecht, State Director, WRP

Terry Albrecht, State Director, WRP

Work Experience:

23 years

Work History:

Terry Albrecht is the Director of the Waste Reduction Partners (WRP), a technical consulting group of the Land of Sky Regional Council, which works in a partnership with NC DENR. The innovative team of volunteer and staff engineers provides waste reduction and energy efficiency assistance to businesses and public institutions throughout North Carolina. Since 2000, WRP has provided over 230,000 hours of technical assistance, helping businesses and municipal clients save over $60 million in utility costs - while improving their environmental performance.

Education:

Terry Albrecht is a Certified Energy Manger, a Professional Engineer in NC, and holds Bachelors and Master's Degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering from NCSU.

Conrad Meyer, WRP Piedmont Technical Manager

Conrad Meyer, WRP Piedmont Technical Manager

Work Experience:

33 years

Work History:

Worked in the automotive industry for General Motors and Delphi on various assignments in Engineering and Business Management.  Focused on automotive component products for OEM and aftermarket applications.  Extensive lean manufacturing and business planning experience.

Education:

BS, Chemical Engineering - University of Wisconsin; MBA -University of Michigan

Russ Jordan, Manager Energy Program

Russ Jordan, Manager Energy Program

Work Experience:

28 years

Work History:

25 years energy assessment experience with SC Energy Office, Waste Reduction Partners, private contract work.

Education:

BS Mechanical Engineering Technology, Clemson University

Jan Foster, Manager Solid Waste

Jan Foster, Manager Solid Waste

Work Experience:

25 years

Work History:

Worked in recycling and solid waste management programs for 17 years.  Worked with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division on a statewide program to encourage recycling and discourage illegal dumping.  Previously worked in the State of Georgia Puchasing Office where she implemented the state's Environmental Purchasing Program.  Also worked as a Promotions Manager and Operations Assistant with the University of Colorado Recycling Services.

Education:

BA in Environmental Conservation, University of Colorado, 1994

Tom Kimmell, Manager Water Program

Tom Kimmell, Manager Water Program

Work Experience:

35 years

Work History:

Executive Director, Irrigation Association; Vice President Sales and Marketing, Hardie Irrigation Systems (now the Toro Co.); Eastern Regional Manager, Spot Systems. Prior positions in sales of industrial control systems, engineering supplies, and corporate insurance.

Education:

B.S., University of Dayton, Economics and Business Management

Bev Fermor

Bev Fermor

Work Experience:

30 years

Work History:

Assistant Professor with Duke University Medical Center, Division of Orthopaedics; Research Associate with Duke University Medical Center, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bristol University and the Royal Post Surgery Medical School; Author of more than 40 articles; and member of several professional organizations.

Education:

Ph.D. University of Bristol, M.I. Biol. Physiology and Pharmacology, University of West England

Dick Sloane

Dick Sloane

Work Experience:

45 years

Work History:

Resource Recovery Specialist, NIEHS; Certified as Master Composter; Co-founder of RTP Recycles; Board of Directors and Board President of the Carolina Recycling Association.  Dick also teaches classes in recycling and composting and develops waste reduction programs.  Active cyclist and promotes single occupancy vehicles.

Education:

MS, Environmental Science, University of Rohester, Rochester, NY

Marshall Goers

Marshall Goers

Work Experience:

27 years

Work History:

Worked in consulting engineering the majority of career.  Consulted with industries, municipalities and government on variety of projects.  Spent time as an environmental health and safety manager for a small chemical company.  Areas of expertise include pollution prevention, industrial and municipal water and wastewater treatment processes and air pollution control technology.

Education:

Masters of Engineering, University of Louisville Speed Scientific School, 1985,  Bachelor of Science, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Louisville Speed Scientific School, 1982.

Dee Hanak, WRP Office Manager

Dee Hanak, WRP Office Manager

Work Experience:

30 years

Work History:

Fourteen years working for The Little Tikes Company, Hudson, OH; Executive Assistant - ten years assisting the President and four years assisting the Vice President of International Sales and Marketing.  Worked for Ocean Spray Cranberries, Lakeville, MA as Executive Assistant to the Managing Director of International Sales and Marketing.  Spent five years assisting the Chairman of the Board and President of a retail chain in the Pittsburgh, PA area.

Education:

Continuing education in numerous business, secretarial and software programs.