Coneco is pleased to announce the recent hiring of the following employees:
Samantha Vaillancourt. AutoCAD/GIS Specialist, Westford Office, started January 2022. Samantha received an AS in Architectural Engineering Technology from New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI). Samantha joins the Coneco team with drafting experience from working in the steel industry for fabrication & erection. In her spare time, Samantha is a Dog Trainer where she gets to work with Therapy Dogs & Police Comfort Dogs for obedience training.
Caitlin Golden. Environmental Scientist, Bridgewater Office, started January 2022. Caitlin joins the Coneco team after receiving a BA in Environmental Science with a minor in Environmental Studies from Saint Anselm College. Caitlin acted as a research assistance to Saint Anselm’s Plant Biology and Botany professor where she focused on native plant sampling in southern New Hampshire. Supporting in her background of environmental science and policy, she also has experience working with ArcGIS, and report writing. Caitlin enjoys hiking and finding new camping spots.
Ian C. MacDonald. Environmental Scientist, Bridgewater Office. started November 2021. Ian received a BA in Environmental Studies from Lasell University (Newton, MA) where he interned with a green energy company. Ian has experience working for the Department of Conservation and Recreation, received a certification with the Massachusetts Association Conservation Commission, and has knowledge of environmental policy. Ian also enjoys outdoor activities and playing sports.
James Masse. Environmental Scientist, Bridgewater Office, started October 2021. James received a BS in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics from the University of Rhode Island (URI). James joins Coneco with experience from a Coastal Fellowship at URI where he studied the viability of a sediment displacement tracing technique using glass microbeads. James also has experience with OSHA regulations, soil sampling, and ArcGIS. James enjoys hiking and has recently finished an internship as a Trails Assistant at Mammoth Cave National Park.
Emily Caruso. Environmental Scientist, Bridgewater Office, started September 2021. Emily joins the Coneco team after receiving a BS in Environmental Science with a geoscience focus from Union College (Schenectady, NY), where her research focused on drinking water contamination and superfund pollution. Accompanying her background in environmental policy and scientific research, Emily also has experience with OSHA regulations, report writing, and ArcGIS.
Shelby DeLeiter. Environmental Scientist, Bridgewater Office, started September 2021. Shelby received a BS in Biology with two minors in Geology and Spanish from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, RI. Shelby has experience with research report writing and OSHA regulations and will be working with the Due Diligence team.
Travis Miller. Junior Wetland Scientist, Westford Office, started August 2021. Travis received a BS in Natural Resources (Global Environmental and Climate Change) with a minor in Geospatial Technologies (GIS) from the University of Vermont in 2020. Travis is proficient with various field and sampling techniques, experienced using ESRI ArcGIS Pro and other geospatial analysis technologies, and had a background in the identification of chemical hazards with knowledge of proper segregation and shipment. Because of his skills Travis will be working with both Coneco’s Ecological and Environmental groups.