Speakers

Meet Our 2022 Speakers

Fred Baldassare

Fred Baldassare

Owner / Principal GeoscientistECHELON Applied Geosciences

Fred has more than 30 years of experience investigating more than 400 reported incidents of stray gas migration

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Terry R. Bossert, Esq.

Terry R. Bossert, Esq.

General CounselMarcellus Shale Coalition

Mr. Bossert is General Counsel for the Marcellus Shale Coalition. Mr. Bossert has over 40 years of experience in environmental law, serving in government/regulatory, corporate, and private legal practice roles, including serving as Chief Counsel for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP)...

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Kyle Filicky

Kyle Filicky

Professional Wetland Scientist and Project ManagerCivil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Mr. Filicky is a Professional Wetland Scientist and Project Manager in the Ecological group at Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc

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Kevin Garber

Kevin Garber

ShareholderBabst Calland

Kevin Garber is a shareholder in the Environmental and Energy and Natural Resources groups of Babst Calland, practicing out of the firm’s Pittsburgh and State College offices

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Brian Halchak

Brian Halchak

Environmental Program ManagerWilliams

Brian Halchak is an environmental program manager for the Williams Companies who has been with the company since 2014...

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Matthew Henderson

Matthew Henderson

PrincipalHenderson Consulting

Matt Henderson brings with him nearly two decades of business development experience, including over 15 years of engagement within the energy sector, with a strong focus on the unconventional shale industry throughout the tri-state Appalachian basin...

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Justine M. Kasznica

Justine M. Kasznica

ShareholderBabst Calland

Justine Kasznica is a shareholder in the Firm’s Mobility, Transport and Safety, Transportation Safety, Corporate and Commercial and Energy and Natural Resources groups…

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Kathryn Klaber

Kathryn Klaber

Managing PartnerThe Klaber Group

Kathryn Klaber leads The Klaber Group, providing strategic services to businesses and other institutions as they capitalize on shale development in the United States and abroad…

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Petra Mitchell

Petra Mitchell

President & CEO, Catalyst Connection

Petra Mitchell is the President and CEO of Catalyst Connection, a private, nonprofit economic development organization dedicated to helping manufacturers…

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H. James Sewell

H. James Sewell

CSU Environmental Manager, Shell Polymers Monaca Site
Biographical Sketch

James (Jim) has 34 years of environmental experience with Shell including assignments with Shell Chemical Company (current)…

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