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Candidates for CEMS Board – 2020

The Nominations Committee has collected nominations for the election of CEMS Officers and Board Members for 2020. Based on those nominations, the Committee has recommended and the CEMS Board of Directors has approved the following slate of candidates.  The annual meeting and election will be held at the December 10, 2019 luncheon.  The election shall be decided by a majority of the members present at the meeting.


President:                    Brian LaFlamme, Alexco Water & Environment Inc.

Vice President:            Erik Gessert, Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Secretary:                    Noreen Okubo, retired

Treasurer:                    John Fontana, Vista GeoScience

Past President:            Steve Brauner, Environmental Works, Inc.


For two-year term in 2020 and 2021

Suzanne Gabriele, Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.

Andy Horn, Westwater Hydrology LLC

Maggie Mandell, Environmental Works, Inc.

Not Subject to Election (currently serving two-year term, 2019 and 2020)

Fonda Apostolopoulos, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Evan Singleton, Gablehouse Granberg, LLC

Mike Jahn, Tasman Geosciences, Inc.

Non-Voting Positions

EPA Liaison:               Stephen Dyment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8

CDPHE Liaison:         Fonda Apostolopoulos, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

OPS Liaison:               Rob Herbert, Colorado Division of Oil and Public Safety

Other Non-Voting Positions (Appointed)

Juliana Reid, CEMS Administrative Assistant

Brian LaFlamme, IT Coordinator, Alexco Water & Environment Inc.