NERC's staff is the heart of the organization. Its expertise and longevity with the organization supports not only NERC's programs, but is a source of knowledge for the community as a whole. NERC staff welcome questions and suggestions.
Contact for: administration, project management & development, NERC membership, fundraising & financial management, the Email Bulletin, the State Electronics Challenge, the Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse, the Vermont E-Scrap Program, and general inquiries.
Areas of particular expertise: electronics recycling; green procurement; pharmaceutical management; household hazardous waste; mercury management; communication and training; project oversight and fiscal management.
Background: Lynn joined NERC in the summer of 1999. Her background is in law, geology and hydrogeology, land use planning, electronics recycling, mercury management, hazardous & solid waste, and resource management.
Mary Ann Remolador, Assistant Director
Contact for: business assistance, development, and financing; NERC's conferences & workshops, Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP), recycling markets initiatives, project development, and direct technical assistance to businesses.
Particular areas of expertise: greening businesses, environmentally preferable purchasing, C&D reuse and recycling, textiles diversion, developing reuse and recycling programs, project and program planning and management.
Background: Mary Ann joined NERC in early 1995. Her background is in community and business development, loan fund administration, international administration, and resource economics.
Athena Lee Bradley, Projects Manager
Contact for: organics management & composting; school materials management; zero waste special events; reuse; EPPnet; the Organics Management Northeast Listserv; and, the NERC blog & Facebook page.
Areas of particular expertise: organics and food scrap management; manure management; composting; rural and small town materials management; school waste reduction, recycling and composting; special event recycling, composting, and zero waste; and, reuse.
Background: Athena joined NERC in early 2007. She has worked in materials management for 26 years, working in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors designing a variety of reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting programs.
Robert Kropp, Office Manager/Bookkeeper
Contact for: Payments & invoicing, conference/workshop registration, general inquiries, the Vermont E-Scrap Program, and Twitter
Background: Robert joined NERC in the fall of 2013. He has provided bookkeeping and financial management services to a number of organizations since 2002. Robert is also a freelance journalist who writes extensively about issues relating to sustainability.
Contact for the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse.