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Key Practice Area - Leadership Development - 2016 EHS Management Forum: Inaugural IGNITE Power Hour
Key Practice Area: Leadership Development

2016 Forum - IGNITE Power Hour

Oct. 26-28, 2016

IGNITE is a series of speedy presentations. Presenters get 20 slides, which automatically advance every 15 seconds. The result is a fast and fun presentation which lasts just 5 minutes.

If you're looking for new ideas to improve efficiency, manage risk or advance sustainability, you'll find inspiration through the interactive discussions and peer case studies the Forum delivers.


Download the “IGNITE Power Hour” keynote presentation from NAEM's 2016 EHS Management Forum. This content is available to NAEM members only; you must be logged in as a member to view it. If you are not an NAEM member and wish to join the Association, please contact NAEM at


IGNITE Power Hour
Imagine ten topics from ten experts in less than sixty minutes. Attend this curiously fast-paced peer-led session and experience a new kind of event; one that will have you at the edge of your seat with innovative ideas, lessons learned and how-to information straight from the experts. Listen as your peers present informative and engaging material in a high energy, 5-minute Ignite format. Some presentations will be EHSS related, others may just be fun topics that will illustrate the Ignite concept. Your imagination will run wild as you think of various ways that you could make use of the Ignite concept in your workplace and training. So prepare to be entertained and intrigued for the entire session! Then brainstorm on how best to apply this useful tool back at work!

  • Wayne S. Cran, EHSS Asset Protection Manager; Raytheon Co.
  • Larry Deeney, Senior Technical Leader - Global Environment; General Mills Inc.
  • Hal Ehrhardt, Senior Manager, Energy, Environment & Common Systems; Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • Lee Fuller, Senior Manager Corporate Environmental; CVS Health Corp.
  • Kimberly Jackson, Director EHS; Spectra Energy Corp.
  • Johanna Jobin, Director, Global EHS & Sustainability; Biogen Inc.
  • Allan Loiselle, Corporate EHS Manager; Raytheon Co.
  • Megan Lum, Director, Environment, Transmission; The Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
  • Anna Pierce, Manager, EHS and Enterprise Risk Initiatives; General Electric Co.
  • David Williams, Director, Environment and Sustainability; Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd

Speaker Bios

Wayne S. Cran, EHSS Asset Protection Manager; Raytheon Co.
Wayne Cran is an Environmental, Health & Safety professional with over 20 years' experience working in the federal, commercial and manufacturing sectors in both domestic and international locations. Wayne holds a Bachelor's degree in Education from Valley Forge University and a Master's degree in Environmental Management from the University of Maryland. Wayne also has certifications as a CSP, CHMM, SGE and Fire Inspector. Wayne is currently the EHSS Asset Protection Manager for Raytheon Missile Systems and works in Tucson.

Larry Deeney, Senior Technical Leader - Global Environment; General Mills Inc.
Larry Deeney provides strategic direction and oversight on environmental initiatives throughout General Mills Inc.'s North America and International operations.

In addition to his efforts to build a solid and vibrant environmental program within General Mills' manufacturing operations, Larry guides the company on other EHS matters, including development of policies and standards, environmental performance metrics, acquisitions and divestitures, sustainability initiatives, CSR reporting, managing external stakeholders and directing remediation efforts.

Mr. Deeney has more than 25 years of environmental experience, the past 19 with General Mills. He earned a Master of Science degree in Environmental Toxicology from the University of Minnesota.

Hal Ehrhardt, Senior Manager, Energy, Environment & Common Systems; Lockheed Martin Corp.
Hal Ehrhardt is the Senior Manager of Energy and Environmental Programs team within the Corporate Energy, Environment, Safety and Health (CEESH) organization at Lockheed Martin. In this role Hal is responsible for the various enterprise-wide energy and environmental programs that are implemented to achieve the corporate objectives including their Go Green 2020 goals related to energy, carbon, water and waste. He has been with the CEESH organization for nine years.

Hal has more than 35 years of ESH management experience at both the site and corporate level, across three companies and multiple locations. Past ESH responsibilities include: due diligence; property management; Zero discharge wastewater treatment plant design and operation; permitting for hazardous waste, water and air sources; chemical management services; groundwater and soil vapor remediation, Behavior Based Safety and ESH Information Management Systems. His site was an early adopter of the OSHA VPP and ISO 14001 certifications. He has additional experience in manufacturing/process engineering and past management roles have included: facilities engineering/maintenance, environmental/chemical operations, security, transportation and international facility oversight.

Hal holds both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Environmental Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is a Certified Safety Professional.

Lee Fuller, Senior Manager Corporate Environmental; CVS Health Corp.
Lee Fuller has been with CVS Health for the past 3 years and currently is a Senior Manager of Corporate Environmental leading both the Environmental Real Estate and Policy and Program Development teams. In his current role, Mr. Fuller develops and implements environmental compliance programs to effectively manage CVS Health's environmental obligations, manages the legal, regulatory and financial risk implicated by environmental issues at CVS properties, and supports company strategies. Mr. Fuller has over 18 years experience in Environmental Management. He received his B.S. in Environmental Geology from Boston College and his M.B.A from the University of Rhode Island.

Kimberly Jackson, Director EHS; Spectra Energy Corp.
Kimberly Jackson is the EHS Director for Spectra Energy, a FORTUNE 500 oil & gas pipeline and midstream company headquartered in Houston, Texas. Ms. Jackson has responsibility for providing strategic direction and oversight for Spectra's facilities in US Operations. Her responsibilities encompass day-to-day EHS compliance, EHS Management System conformance and EHS risk management.

Ms. Jackson's professional career began in the oil and petrochemical industry, with the last 26 years in the oil & gas industry at Spectra Energy where she has held various safety and environmental positions Corporate and Operations EHS. After years of EHS experience, Ms. Jackson's approach has been to evolve the culture while establishing conformance to a sound EHS Management System.

In addition to NAEM, she is an active member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), National Safety Council (NSC), South Gas Association (SGA) and INGAA (Interstate Natural Gas Association of America).

She holds a bachelor's degree in Safety Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Johanna Jobin, Director, Global EHS & Sustainability; Biogen Inc.
As Biogen's new Director of Global EHS & Sustainability, Johanna will work to promote the company's culture and vision on corporate citizenship by helping to implement global sustainability programs and initiatives, such as energy improvements to waste reductions, as well as driving employee and stakeholder engagement. She is also responsible for the corporate citizenship reporting and carbon neutrality strategy.

As the former Head of Corporate Responsibility & Community Affairs of EMD Millipore, the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Ms. Jobin led their corporate responsibility efforts, including the vision and strategic direction for environmental and social responsibility. Her responsibilities centered around strengthening the organization's business performance by embedding sustainability into key business practices and overall culture. Key programs she managed and supported included greenhouse gas management and energy, Design for Sustainability, community engagement, and access to health and shared value initiatives.

Prior to joining the former Millipore Corporation in 2008, she served as a Management Consultant, working with public and private sector clients in developing and implementing EHS and sustainability management systems. She received her Master of Environmental Management degree, with a certificate in Energy and Environment, from Duke University and is also an ISO 14001 trained auditor.

She is involved in a number of sustainability related organizations, and is currently a Board member of the National Association for EHS & Sustainability Management (NAEM), Board member of the USGBC Massachusetts Chapter, Co-Chair of the Association Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) Sustainability Roundtable, and on the Advisory Board for the Center for Sustainability in Business at WPI and Advisory Committee Member for the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Marine Safety and Environmental Protection. She also serves on the City of Cambridge Climate Protection Action Committee and is a Board member of “e” inc., an organization focused on environmental and STEM education for children.

Allan Loiselle, Corporate EHS Manager; Raytheon Co.
Allan Loiselle is the Senior Manager of Corporate Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability at Raytheon Company. Allan has been with Raytheon for fourteen years, where he leads the enterprise OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), which has successfully certified 40 Raytheon locations as OSHA VPP Star sites. Allan also leads the Raytheon corporate safety program, responsible for establishing enterprise policies, short and long term goals, and managing ad hoc teams of subject matter experts. He is a Certified Safety Professional and a Special Government Employee for the OSHA VPP. Allan's career spans over 35 years as an EHS professional, including positions at Dow, DuPont and Polaroid.

Megan Lum, Director, Environment, Transmission; The Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Megan is privileged to lead a team of about 50 professionals, who provide environmental compliance support for the company's gas and electric distribution, fleet, materials management and real estate operations. In this position she is continually learning about the various aspects of management of change.

Ms. Lum is a registered professional engineer and was one of the original ISO 14001-certified auditors. She is a member of NAEM's Board of Regents and is also a Senior Life Member of the Society of Women Engineers, for which she has served on the Board of Directors and is currently active in their public policy committee.

She has a Bachelor of Applied Science in chemical engineering from the University of Windsor and an Executive MBA from the University of Washington.

Anna Pierce, Manager, EHS and Enterprise Risk Initiatives; General Electric Co.
Anna Pierce is EHS Program Analytics Manager for General Electric Co., where her primary responsibilities include risk analysis and managing GE's EHS metrics.

Ms. Pierce has 15 years of experience in developing, implementing and managing a variety of EHS programs within the General Electric Co. She began her career with GE in 1999, in GE Transportation; she spent six years in the business providing EHS support to heavy manufacturing, assembly, engineering test and new product development. She later moved into the former GE Energy businesses providing environmental support to a distributed network of service centers and field services operations.

Ms. Pierce held several EHS positions within the former Energy businesses focusing on the development of field services EHS programs, managing audits and Compliance Assurance. Most recently, she was the Compliance Assurance Manager for GE's Power & Water business.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science, a minor in Environmental and Occupational Science and Health and Master's in Business Administration from Gannon University. She also maintains accreditation as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

David Williams, Director, Environment and Sustainability; Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Every business, organization and senior leader faces a challenge to deliver today's commitments while also continuously improving - the "Run the Business, Change the Business” paradox. David's specialty is helping businesses meet today's challenges while doing the right things to be better tomorrow. He combines his environment, health and safety (EHS) leadership experience with expertise in Operational Excellence and information technology to deliver lasting value and change.

He is skilled in utilizing Agile, Lean, Six Sigma and Management Systems as powerful approaches to guide the problem-solving process.

He believes in the power of people and that high performing teams are incredible in what they can deliver and how they allow people to contribute to the fullest of their abilities. David believes all people need is the right environment and he successfully creates and sustains these environments.

David's experience spans the spectrum of line function, business unit and corporate roles. He has successfully managed teams of up to 22 people with annual budgets of nearly $8 million. He has travelled to and worked in 19 countries and understands how to drive change across cultures. In his current role as the Director of Environment and Sustainability for Teva Pharmaceuticals, the tenth largest pharmaceutical company in the world, he has global responsibility for program and project management across a network of over 85 operating locations. Currently, his focus is on leading global wastewater management and pharmaceuticals in the environment programs. He is also the champion for a newly formed global wastewater management community of practice designed to leverage Teva's wastewater expertise across the entire operating network.

Outside of work David enjoys spending time with his wife, two grown daughters and their dog, a Havanese. They are a close family which makes him very proud. He is a motorcycling and alpine skiing enthusiast and when not out on two wheels or sliding down a mountain he can be found on a small stream fly-fishing for trout.

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