Jessica Yeager Receives the 2019 Ascending Leader Award
Jessica Yeager, P.E., LSP (Massachusetts) was announced as a recipient of the Ascending Leader Award from the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC). She received the award at the EBC's 25th Annual Summer Garden Party in Boston, Massachusetts on August 8, 2019.
Jessica is a Senior Engineer based in Massachusetts with more than nine years of professional experience focused on environmental engineering and specializing in remedial design and implementation. She has designed remedial systems for high vacuum extraction, enhanced in-situ bioremediation (EISB), Liquid Boot® sub-slab vapor intrusion mitigation, air sparging, sub-slab depressurization, soil vapor extraction, groundwater pump and treat, dual-phase extraction, zero-valent iron injection, and chemical oxidation injection. Her clients have included a number of Fortune 100 companies.
Jessica currently serves as the Vice Chair of the EBC's Ascending Professionals Committee, and she is an active member of the Association for Environmental Health and Sciences (AEHS) Foundation's Scientific Advisory Board; the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources; the Licensed Site Professional Association; NAIOP; and the Professional Development and Outreach committees of the Society of Women Engineers, Boston Section. Jessica has maintained involvement with her alma mater, the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and spoke on the importance of collaboration at its third annual Sophomore Convocation on February 14, 2019.
The EBC Ascending Leader Award recognizes young professionals in the energy and environmental sectors demonstrating exceptional leadership and industry involvement early in their careers. All nominations are reviewed by a committee of both established professionals from the EBC Board of Directors and members of EBC's Ascending Professionals Committee. Some selection criteria include demonstration of formal and/or informal leadership, early career success and rapid advancement in the energy/environmental sectors, industry and/or civic involvement or recognition outside of employment.
The EBC, a nonprofit organization, was established by environmental and energy company executives who began meeting on a regular basis to exchange ideas and share experiences. The EBC was the first organization in the U.S. established to support and foster the development of the environmental industry. Its goal is to enhance business and job growth of both established and emerging environmental and energy businesses.
Learn more about the Ascending Leader Award: https://ebcne.org/ebc-ascending-leader-award/
Learn more about the EBC: https://ebcne.org/about/
Learn more about Jessica: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicayeager/