Sonoma / Napa Valley | California

November 9 - 10, 2021

Connect with the industry's top EHS&S leaders

EHS&S leaders and executives are being asked to do more: manage risk, optimize business processes, adapt to a quickly evolving regulatory landscape, and guide corporate strategy surrounding environmental, health, safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) initiatives. Now, more than ever EHS&S leaders must enhance their teams’ capacity to meet the growing demands of their department.

To help you prepare for what’s next in EHS&S, Mapistry is hosting an exclusive, invite-only event bringing together like-minded environmental, safety, and sustainability leaders for 2 days of spectacular learning and networking opportunities.


Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn


Nov 9, 2021 - Nov 10, 2021


EHS leadership/executives, legal experts and regulators


What is it?

This exclusive, invite-only event, hosted in the heart of the Sonoma/Napa Valley wine country, will address the evolving landscape of environmental, social, and governance (ESG)-related risks and the critical role that EHS&S will play in preparing their organizations for today’s heightened regulatory scrutiny and compliance demands that can impact their organizations’ profitability, success, and even survival.  

EHS&S leadership and executives, industry experts, legal professionals, and regulators will come together to explore the latest trends, technologies, and strategies that are impacting EHS&S departments to help them drive business value and prepare their organizations to thrive in today’s rapidly changing regulatory and risk landscape.

Why attend?

Engage in lively panel discussions, interactive roundtables, lightning talks, and immersive workshops to gain the valuable insights you need to navigate the most critical EHS&S risk and compliance challenges facing industrial manufacturing and building materials companies. 

Join your peers to discuss the most critical challenges and issues impacting EHS executives today. Topics include: 

– Regulatory Trends & Risks
– EHS Technology & Innovation
– Sustainability Initiatives
– Emerging ESG Requirements
– Leadership & Team-Building

Who attends?

Previous attendees have included companies like...

Attend with confidence

Our team is closely monitoring the recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as the World Health Organization & local/state government. We are following guidelines and protocols from these agencies & local health departments to stop the spread of Covid-19.

The well-being of our attendees and staff members is of paramount importance! To ensure the safest possible event, Mapistry will be enforcing the following guidelines: 

  • Vaccine requirements for all in-person attendees
  • Spaced seating and limited attendees to promote social distancing
  • Outdoor space will be provided for fresh air during the event 
  • Face coverings will be distributed and may be required by local ordinances
  • Frequent cleaning of common areas and dedicated sanitization areas will be provided

What's included?

We are lining up an incredible event to connect with your peers over lively, in-person educational sessions, engaging roundtable and networking discussions, and exclusive dining and wine-tasting in the Sonoma/Napa Valley Wine country! 

Your general admission ticket will include all food, networking, learning, and off-site excursions…please check back as we confirm the fun details!

  • 1pm – 5:30pm – Customer Advisory Board Meetings
  • 6:30-8:30pm – Customer Advisory Board – VIP Dinner – Location TBD
  • 8am –  Summit Registration / Breakfast / Networking
  • 9am – 4:30pm – Sessions / Workshops/ Roundtables / Networking
  • 5-6pm – Cocktail Reception 
  • 7-8pm – Catered Dinner at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn
  • 8am – 9am – Breakfast / Networking
  • 9am – 12:15 – Sessions / Workshops/ Roundtables / Networking
  • 12:30 – 3:30pm – Private Winery Tour & Lunch at Benziger Winery
    • 12:30-1pm: Biodynamic Winery Tour
    • 1pm-2:30pm: Lunch on Terrace
    • 2:45pm-3:30pm: Private Wine Tasting Reception

Learn from visionary EHS&S industry leaders

We are welcoming 20+ amazing speakers to the Executive EHS&S Summit this year including...

Desirea Haggard

Director of Environmental Affairs

Desirea Haggard is currently the Director of Environmental Affairs for CalPortland’s Cement Division. She started her career in the mining industry working for TXI Riverside Cement as a Quality Control Supervisor followed by Environmental Engineer for cement plants and light weight aggregate facilities. Desirea earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine and her Master’s Degree in Chemical and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Riverside. Being a part of the mining industry for over 17 years has made me appreciate the mining industry and our direct link to quality life. I am also the Governing Board Chair for the Mojave Environmental Education Consortium (MEEC) and the Hearing Board Chair for the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District.
Desirea Haggard
Director of Environmental Affairs

Dana Glover-Smith

Director of Safety, U.S. Concrete

Dana Glover-Smith is the Director of Safety for US Concrete -- she has more than 15 years of experience overseeing Safety operations in the concrete and aggregates industry. She’s been with U.S. Concrete for the past 3 years. Prior to that, she managed safety for Vista Sand, United States Lime & Minerals and TXI.
Dana Glover-Smith
Director of Safety
U.S. Concrete

Darrin Gambelin

Partner at Downey Brand LLP

Darrin Gambelin draws from more than 20 years of experience with California and federal environmental laws to assist clients in resolving a range of permitting, compliance, and regulatory enforcement issues.

Darrin routinely works with clients in the agriculture, food processing, manufacturing, pipeline, and energy sectors to navigate complicated state and federal environmental regulatory schemes, including those created by the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, California Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, Oil Pollution Act, and RCRA. Darrin advises clients on compliance with environmental and safety rules affecting all phases of energy pipelines, from permitting and operation to emergency response planning. He closely tracks and advises clients on the latest developments in California and federal efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, including the cap-and-trade program and measures to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas, waste, and dairy industries. Darrin has successfully advocated for the interests of his clients during the development of new environmental regulations, has advised his clients during the permit application process, and, when necessary, has defended his clients in enforcement actions.

Prior to entering the field of law, Darrin had a productive career in the environmental compliance field, serving as an environmental, health, and safety professional in the manufacturing, waste management, and research industries. Using this hands-on experience, Darrin helps clients craft cost-effective and creative solutions to difficult environmental issues. He also prides himself on understanding the complex technical, scientific, and legal issues faced by his clients.

Darrin Gambelin
Downey Brand LLC

Sonya Price

Area Safety Manager

Sonya Price, Area Safety Manager, GTR / Delta Areas of MMC Materials, Inc. she has worked in safety since 2007 in various industrial and transportation capacities from hazardous waste recycling to railroad and the concrete industry. Most of her experience is with the Federal DOT and State agency requirements. Currently, she is tasked with safety and environmental compliance for 19 concrete plant locations in Mississippi. Mapistry is one of the tools she uses to make their company a leader in compliance.
Sonya Price
Area Safety Manager
MMC Materials, Inc.

Mary Jo Press

Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability Manager

Mary Jo Press currently works as Environment Health, Safety and Sustainability Manager at for Tesla in Lathrop, CA. She has taught environmental management or the community college system as an adjunct professor, served on professional national leadership committees and mentored other safety professionals through the American Society of Safety Engineers.

Mary Jo is a Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP), a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) and Global Safety Professional (GSP). She serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Sustainability Management Association. Mary Jo holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from North Carolina State University and an MS degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University where she graduated with honors and induction into Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Society – National Society of Leadership and Success.

Mary Jo Press
Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability Manager

Reed Carter

Environmental Manager, Systems and Compliance at Graniterock

Reed Carter is the Environmental Manager for Graniterock. He is responsible for overseeing the Haz Mat and industrial stormwater programs for the company. Over the past 7 years, Reed has specialized in stormwater management, starting with his father in the construction industry and performing sampling during the winter season when he was in college. Mr. Carter has has a bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He's passionate about pollution prevention and doing work that requires knowledge of so many disciplines (engineering, science, etc.).
Reed Carter
Environmental Manager, Systems and Compliance

Todd Ravazza

EHS & Sustainability Manager, Clark Pacific

Todd is the EHS Manager at Clark Pacific. He’s responsible for all aspects of safety and environmental programs and compliance. Todd has 25 years experience as an EHS professional at companies like Oldcastle Infrastructure, San Francisco Chronicle, General Chemical, Chemtrade Logistics, and Bay Ship & Yacht Co. He’s also a certified Safety Management Specialist (SMS), Occupational Safety & Health Technician (OHST), Construction Safety & Health Technician (CHST) and is a Qualified Industrial Stormwater Practitioner (QISP).
Todd Ravazza
Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability Manager
Clark Pacific

John McNamara

Vice President of Environmental Compliance at CR&R Environmental Services

With more than 30 years of experience in the solid waste and recycling industry, John brings a hands on knowledge of how to manage the environmental compliance challenges facing communities and municipalities. He is a licensed Professional Engineering Geologist (PG/CEG) with a Master of Science Degree in Geology and Hydrogeology. He is also licensed as a Qualified Industrial Storm Water Professional (QISP) by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). His experience includes obtaining permits for development of numerous solid waste and recycling facilities in the State of California and western states. He is an expert in solid waste facility compliance and deals with numerous regulatory and governmental agencies. He is also trained and has experience with hazardous waste characterization, clean up, site closure, permitting and facility operations. He applies this knowledge and experience in the day to day operations of a complicated solid waste services environment in order to achieve the optimal balance of compliance and operational services for our clients and constituents.
John McNamara
Vice President of Environmental Compliance

See the full speaker line-up in the agenda