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NEFAEP March Luncheon

Please join NEFAEP for its March Luncheon to be held on March 26 from 11:45 am to 1:00 at Buca di Beppo. For more information and to RSVP, please click here.

Our guest speaker will be Rhoda Shaffer from the Florida Department of Transportation

Topics to be covered:

  • What is a DOT hazardous waste
  • Classifying hazardous material
  • Using the 49 CFR 172.101 Table
  • Preparing the manifest
  • Labeling
  • Placarding requirements
  • Recording Keeping & Training

Rhoda Shaffer Bio:

I started my career as an analytical chemist at a transfer, storage and disposal facility (TSDF) and achieved progressive expertise in a variety of environmental matters. Experience includes developing standard operating procedures, analytical report writing, project management, regulatory compliance, environmental/safety risk assessment, hazardous waste classification and safety training. Throughout my career, I have successfully utilized compliance in EPA, OSHA and DOT regulations.  

AS Chemical Technology – Mary Holmes College; BS Environmental Studies – Chadwick University; REM designation – National Registry of Environmental Professionals and numerous certifications, seminars and courses.


NEFAEP January Open Forum

Happy New Year!

Please join NEFAEP at Abatix for our January Luncheon which will be an open forum style meeting.  We encourage our members to attend with a focus on the things they would like to see happen with NEFAEP in 2015 (Joint Ventures, Presentation Ideas, Luncheon Locations, Social Locations, etc.) We want to give our membership the opportunity to have a voice in the direction of the group!

We are offering a special sponsorship deal for this meeting: $150 to speak about your company and services for 5 – 10 minutes. Contact if you are interested in sponsoring this event. The general audience will speak about their affiliations, events, associations and ideas for 2015.

Timucuan Trail Parks Foundation has agreed to share some information about their group and activities for 2015.  We would like to consider working with them this year on a tree planting or river/park cleaning project. We would also welcome other local non profits to this meeting and encourage them to take the floor for 5 -10 minutes to present on how we can work together or support one another.

Please RSVP for this event. We look forward to hearing ideas and making 2015 great!


Interested in being on the FAEP Board of Directors?

Nominations can be made by November 15th.  In order to be nominated, your chapter must submit a nomination for you to  Members of FAEP can directly nominate themselves the same way.

The elections for three open positions will be held from November 17th to December 15th.  Once the new board is seated, elections of the executive committee will be held during the January 2015 board meeting.

NEFAEP March Meeting

March 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Please join us for our March meeting at Havana Jax!  Ms. Leanne Stegman with Moran Environmental Recovery will be presenting during lunch.  Please RSVP here by March 12th!  Full details are located here.

Topic: Confined Space Rescue – Preparation for Rescue

When preparing entry into permit-required confined spaces, compliance with the standards for rescue teams has become an aspect of the preparation process that seems to escape scrutiny…until an emergency occurs.  This presentation focuses on applying the OSHA standards for confined space rescue (CSR) to field operations and helps educate attendees on what they should expect from CSR service providers.

Science Fair Judges Needed!

The Northeast Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair needs additional judges for the morning of February 10 (Monday) from 7:30 to noon.  The fair is at the Morocco Shrine Auditorium at 3800 Saint Johns Bluff Road South (Jacksonville, FL) on February 9 to 11.

You can register to be a Judge here: Judge Registration

If you judged last year, you can go to to login and update your status.

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