Editorial Advisory Board
The members of Environmental Protection's Editorial Advisory Board are prominent professionals who provide insight into the latest trends in the environmental industry and feedback on the b2b Web site's coverage.
Gregory G. Bond, Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.
Greg Bond is corporate director of Product Responsibility for The Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Mich.
In this position, Bond provides leadership for the company’s product stewardship programs globally. He also directs Dow's Toxicology & Environmental Research and Consulting organization, which provides testing, research and consultative services for its businesses.
He joined Dow as an epidemiologist in 1979. In 1991, he moved to the product stewardship area. From March 2006 until Dec. 1, 2008, Bond held the additional role of Asia Pacific EH&S director and was based in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.
Bond is currently co-chairing the International Council of Chemical Association’s Chemicals Policy and Health Leadership Group, which is working to improve the product safety performance of the global chemical industry, its reputation and strengthen science and risk-based chemicals management legislation and regulation throughout the world. He was the recipient of the 2009 Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Chemistry Council for this work.
Howard L. Gilberg
Howard L. Gilberg, a shareholder in Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C. of Dallas, has been practicing environmental law since 1981, concentrating in air quality and hazardous waste-related issues affecting manufacturing industries and economic development interests.
Gilberg is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed among the Who's Who of American Lawyers.
He is a board member of the Dallas-Fort Worth Ozone Non-Attainment Area Emissions Reduction Credit Organization and previously served as its chair in 1997-1998. He has been a board member of the North Texas Clean Air Steering Committee since 2004 and is active in the Air and Waste Management Association, North Texas Chapter.
Gilberg has authored numerous publications concerning environmental topics and has been on the Editorial Board of Environmental Protection magazine since 1997.
He is admitted to practice in Texas and Illinois and is a member of the State Bar of Texas Natural Resources and Environmental Law Section and the Dallas Bar Association. Since 1981, he has been a member of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources.
Stephen S. Koenigsberg, Ph.D.
Stephen S. Koenigsberg, Ph.D., is a vice president at Adventus Group in the Irvine, Calif., office. Previous to that he was a principal in ENVIRON. Koenigsberg began his career in environmental remediation in 1992 as a co-founder of Regenesis, where he co-invented and developed the company’s bioremediation products, including Oxygen Release Compound (ORC®) and Hydrogen Release Compound (HRC®), which have been used on more than 16,000 sites worldwide. He also directed the development of RegenOx® , a chemical oxidation product, Metals Remediation Compound (MRC®), which received a Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award, and pioneered in the development of environmental biotechnology tools such as CENSUSsm for the assessment of site microbial ecology.
Koenigsberg received his master’s degree and doctorate from Cornell University and is an adjunct professor at California State University at Fullerton, where he also serves as chair of the Dean’s Advisory Council. He has published more than 150 technical articles on remediation science and advanced site diagnostics with an emphasis on environmental biotechnology.
Ron Trygar, CET
Ron Trygar is a senior training specialist at the University of Florida Center for Training, Research, and Education for Environmental Occupations (UF TREEO Center) in Gainesville, Fla. The center specializes in training for water and wastewater, asbestos and lead abatement, backflow and cross connection control, and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).
Previously, Trygar operated his own consulting company in Florida. He is director of Region 1 of the Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association. In 2006, Trygar won the Leroy H. Scott award for outstanding personal performance in wastewater treatment operations from the Florida Water Environment Association.
H. Troy Stuckey
Troy Stuckey, Ph.D., is an environmental scientist in Dallas, Texas. His expertise ranges from air quality to waste management to industrial ecology. Over the past two decades, he has worked in both government and consulting. He currently manages an enforcement program at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6. He also is a research associate professor of Earth sciences at Southern Methodist University where he teaches courses in environmental science and policy.
Lee E. Ferrell, P.E., BCEE
Lee E. Ferrell is a board-certified environmental engineer, a registered professional engineer in the state of South Carolina and a water and wastewater energy and process consultant for Schneider Electric's Water Wastewater Competency Center.
Ferrell has more than 18 years of industry experience and currently serves as the vice chair for the American Water Works Association Energy Management Committee.
He received a bachelor's of science degree in electrical engineering and a master's degree in environmental engineering from Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.
Haluk Alper is the co-founder, president and chief science officer of MyCelx Technologies Corp. in Georgia. He has led the research and development of the company since its inception in 1995.
An inventor of chemistries and chemical processes, Alper has been responsible for numerous patents, including 35 in MyCelx oil removal chemistry and related applications. He has developed many products and processes currently in use in electrochemistry, polymer chemistry and environmental technology.
A published author with more than 50 scientific and technical papers to his credit, Alper is a member of numerous professional societies, including NYAS (New York Academy of Sciences), AAAS(American Association for the Advancement of Science), ASNE (American Society of Naval Engineers), SNAME (Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers), NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association), AFS (American Filtration and Separation Society), ACS (American Chemical Society), AICHE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers), WEF (Water Environmental Federation) and the Planetary Society.
In addition to being a director of MyCelx Technologies Corp., Alper is co-chair of the Society of Naval Architects’ and Marine Engineers’ Technical and Research Committee panel (EC-3) on Oily Wastewater and Bilgewater, is on the editorial board of Filtration News Magazine
and also serves on the technical advisory board of Environmental Protection Magazine