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BCONE Board of Directors & Regional Council Members


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  • Michele Hurley, Executive Assistant
  • Tiesha Green, Marketing Manager

2024 BCONE Board Members (alphabetical order)

Melina Ambrosino, BCONE President

Melina is the Executive Vice President of the Cherrytree Group, LLC. She specializes in monetizing various tax credit incentive programs such as the Brownfields Tax Credits, Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits, Renewable Energy Tax Credits (ITC), and Low-Incoming Housing Tax Credits. 


Jeff Campbell, PG, LSRP

Mr. Campbell is a Managing Principal at Peak Environmental, a Nova Group, GBC Company. He has more than 25 years of experience in environmental due diligence, site characterization and remediation under state and federal regulations. His property redevelopment experience has made clear the economic and environmental benefits of Brownfields and he hopes to actively promote Brownfields through participation in BCONE educational and awareness events.


Robert Crespi, Esq.

Robert Crespi is a member of CSG’s  Environmental and Renewable Energy and Sustainability Groups.  He assists clients in the national retail, industrial and residential sectors with the purchase and sale of environmentally impaired properties, including brownfields development and remediation, due diligence and negotiating environmental insurance and funding mechanisms to facilitate transactions and redevelopment.


Sandra Gaurin, BCONE Treasurer

Sandra serves as the Director of Client Services, Insurance & Risk Management of Gallagher Bassett Technical Services. She  assists real estate, development and institutional clients in managing their environmental risk with a focus on loss control services and environmental claims support. 


Lee D. Hoffman, Esq., BCONE Secretary

Lee is chair of Pullman & Comley's Environmental, Energy and Telecommunications Department.  He advises clients on the redevelopment of brownfields to productive use and the siting and permitting of renewable power facilities. Lee is a member of the Connecticut General Assembly’s Taskforce on Brownfields Strategies.


 Joe Kraycik

Joe is a Senior Consulting Geoscientist for Montrose Environmental in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. He specializes in environmental due diligence and remediation associated with brownfield redevelopment projects. Assisting clients with grant writing and implementation of US EPA Brownfield Grant programs within Region 3 is also an area of expertise.


  Cailyn Locci

Cailyn Locci, PG is a Senior Manager with Weston & Sampson and oversees the environmental projects for their New York offices. She is a graduate of Tulane University with a B.S. in Geology and a registered NY Professional Geologist. Cailyn has over 20 years of extensive experience leading environmental site investigations, remediation design and implementation, including EPA and NYSDEC Brownfield investigations, Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments, and large-scale remedial projects for redevelopment efforts across New York.  Cailyn also serves on BCONE’s Upstate NY Expansion Committee.



  Andrea Poinsett

Andrea Poinsett, a Senior Professional with GEI Consultants,  has over 15 years of experience in the environmental consulting.  Andrea works on all stages of a project,  from due diligence to site investigation through remedial action and final site closure.  She worked on brownfields in Delaware and New Jersey.   Andrea was a member of NJ’s Sustainable Jersey Brownfields Taskforce and developed actions for communities to take to remediate their brownfields.   She is also a member of the NJDEP/USEPA Brownfield Roundtable, is a liaison to the National Brownfield Coalition, and serves on the call-for-ideas evaluation panel for the USEPA National Brownfield Conference. Andrea earned a bachelor’s of science in Environmental Science at the University of Delaware and a Master’s of Science in Geosciences at Penn State.   


Almariet (Palm) Roberts, BCONE Vice President

As a Project Manager at Groundwork Bridgeport, Almariet works to coordinate and develop Groundwork Bridgeport’s involvement in various projects around the City, including waterfront revitalization initiatives. Previously, Almariet worked as an Environmental Consultant with a focus on stormwater compliance. Almariet has a Bachelor of Science in Geosciences and a Master’s in Oceanography from the University of Connecticut.


Linda Shaw, Esq.

Since March 1998, Linda Shaw has been a partner at Knauf Shaw LLP, an environmental/land use law firm. Her legal practice began in 1990 after receiving her Juris Doctorate and a Masters in International Law and Public Administration and Law degree from St. John’s University, during which time she worked for the City of New York in Sanitation Department, where she got her start in environmental law and then the Mayor’s Office of Operations.  Ms. Shaw is also the owner of a certified State and City of New York woman owned business - Future Energy Development, LLC – which helps educate building owners about energy saving technologies and secure grants for energy efficiency projects for the last twelve years. 


 Nancy Struzenski Farrell, BCONE Vice President

Nancy is a Vice President of Technical Sales for Alpha Analytical, Inc. She has over 30 years in the environmental laboratory business. Nancy specializes in providing laboratory analytical testing services to a variety of clients, including consultants, environmental firms, government agencies, developers. She, with her clients, has worked on a number of brownfield sites and projects.


Michael W. Tyszko

Michael W. Tyszko is a Member of Bousquet Holstein PLLC in the firm’s Syracuse office.  Mike’s legal practice focuses on economic development incentives, including brownfield and other tax credits, in addition to a broad range of business matters.  Mike is an honors graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Syracuse Law Review.  He earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, where he was a member of Michigan’s inaugural class of Stamps Scholars.  In addition to his work with BCONE, Mike serves on the board of directors for the Redhouse Arts Center and the Syracuse University Brass Ensemble in Syracuse.  He resides in Syracuse with his family and two goldendoodle dogs.



  Steve Zemba

Steve Zemba is a Project Director in the Burlington, Vermont office of Sanborn, Head & Associates.  He has more than three decades of experience assessing health and environmental risks.  In addition to working on projects involving fate‐and‐transport modeling, exposure assessment, and risk assessment, Steve has provided litigation support and expert witness testimony for private and public sector clients. He is a frequent presenter at conferences and has published numerous articles on topics related to environmental modeling and risk assessment. Steve attended Carnegie Mellon University; he earned a master’s degree and PhD in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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