Noteworthy

Our annual meeting was held in December 2016 in sunny St Petersburg, Florida. Hosted by Mr Rick Hanoski approximately 190 attendees and 20 speakers, the meeting was one of our largest to date. Our meeting sessions, included a mix of technical and programmatic presentations as well as a training day set aside for USACE/NAVFAC Contractor Quality Management and Naval Ordnance Safety and Security Activity Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard sessions. The NAOC was extremely proud to highlight Mr Eugene Collins, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health (DASA-ESOH) as our Keynote speaker. Government speakers included representatives of:
  • US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • US Department of State
  • Navy Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
  • Naval Laboratory Quality and Accreditation Office
  • National Guard Bureau (NGB)
  • Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program and Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (SERDP & ESTCP)
  • US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
  • Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health (OASD (EI&E)/ESOH)
  • Naval Ordnance Safety and Security Activity (NOSSA)

This year's meeting included poster & table top exhibits to allow the membership to showcase technology and expertise. Our evening reception provided a wonderful environment for networking and reacquainting with old friends. We presented both the Government and Industry Leadership award at our reception to Dr Herb Nelson, SERDP/ESTCP and Ms Kyra Donnell, ch2m respectively.

We are extremely thankful to the member sponsors of this year's event: Leidos, Weston Solutions, Geosoft, BayWest, EA ES&T, Inc, Janus Global Operations LLC, Zapata, MuniRem Environmental, ch2m, Parsons, Senn Dunn, HDR and Alpine. Sponsors were recognized during the event with prominent display of the company logos.

This year we also recognized the EOD Warrior Foundation with a donation to their scholarship fund as well as proceeds from a 50/50 raffle and door prize raffle.

We also want to thank ERRG who was NAOC's lanyard sponsor.  We really appreciate their contributions. 

The event is a highlight of our organization and we extend our appreciation to all those who attended!

The presentations can be found once you login under the Members Portal.  Click on Library/General Documents/General Membership Meetings and select "2016 General Membership Meeting".