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Breakfast Seminar: MEREDA Members Welcome Patricia Aho, Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection

April 09, 2013 - 7:30AM
to 9:00AM

DaVinciís Eatery
Bates Mill Complex
150 Mill Street
Lewiston, ME

Registration for this event is no longer available online. Please contact the MEREDA office at 874-0801 for more information.

About the Event:

Under the leadership of Commissioner Patricia W. Aho and the LePage Administration, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection continues to deliver on its 40-year-old mission of stewarding the state’s natural resources while ensuring a sustainable economy.  Come learn who’s who in the Department’s current management team and hear about the recent improvements the agency has initiated during her tenure to better serve Maine’s environment and its economy, including efforts to better support a working waterfront, measurable improvements in permit processing times, the launch of sustainability division and much, much more. Following her formal remarks, the Commissioner will welcome questions from those in attendance.

Meet our Panelist:

Patricia Aho is the Commissioner of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. As Commissioner, Aho directs Maine DEP’s many programs to protect and improve public health and Maine’s water, air and environmental quality. The DEP employs more than 400 scientists, engineers, geologists and environmental and business assistance specialists in four offices across the state including Portland, Augusta, Bangor and Presque Isle.

Commissioner Aho, a native of Boothbay Harbor who graduated from Nasson College and earned a law degree from Western New England College, has been in the forefront of environmental advocacy for nearly three decades and has been active on many of the most critical issues facing Maine, including solid waste, energy efficiency, greenhouse gas and petroleum regulation. Admitted to the Maine Bar, the Commissioner lives in Newcastle with her husband, Ron, and has a lengthy commitment to community service, having served on town boards and committees in both Boothbay Harbor and Newcastle and on the boards of the Lincoln County Community Theater and Orchestra and the Maine Tourism Association.

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03/05/2013   MEREDA Welcomes Patricia Aho, Commissioner of Maine Department of Environmental Protection   Release
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