Annual Training

The 2021 Annual Training was held virtually June 8-10, 2021.

Questions can be directed to National SBEAP.
 

June 8, 2021

Day 1 Tuesday

12:30 pm 12:55 pm

Eastern Time Zone

Pre-Training Event


Pre-Training networking


Facilitator: Lee Ann Briggs (PA)

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm EDT

 

Welcome and Introductions


Opening and logistics (Recording): Jennifer Collins, Training Chair, (IN)

 

Welcome and introductions: Peter Tsirigotis, Director, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA)

1:30 pm – 1:50 pm EDT

 

ASBO Update

U.S. EPA Asbestos and Small Business Ombudsman Program updates: (Recording)

 

Speaker: Paula Hoag, U.S. EPA’s Asbestos and Small Business Ombudsman

1:50 pm – 2:00 pm EDT

Break /Polls

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm EDT

 


 

Education Session


Newcomers and brief overview of 507 program – Always fun and entertaining, this interactive session will connect you with various state technical assistance providers. This session will use the game software, Kahoot!

Speaker: Belinda Breidenbach (ID)

2:20 pm – 3:00 pm EDT


Air Quality Session

  Safer Alternatives -Reducing VOCs and HAPs in the Metal 
  Finishing and Aerospace Industry
(Recording)

 

Speaker: Katy Wolf, PhD - Institute for Research and Technical Assistance

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

 

Regional Report out

SBEAP/SBO program highlights (Regions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9) Join us for this interactive 60 minutes to learn what other regions and states are doing in their programs.

 

Facilitator: Lloyd Kirk (OK)

4:00 pm – 4:05 pm EDT

Closing

Jennifer Collins – Preview of next day

June 9, 2021

Day 2 Wednesday

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Eastern Time Zone Welcome

Welcome and introductions: Jennifer Collins, Training Chair, (IN)

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm EDT


Air Quality Session

Input for 6H Technology Review (Recording)

 

Speakers: Tony Pendola (NC), David Darling ACA, and John Feather, U.S. EPA OAQPS

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm EDT

Break and Trivia Question

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm EDT


State Awards
Ceremony &
Reception


State SBEAP/SBO: State Awards Ceremony (Recording) – Bring your own snack and drink to this reception and celebration.

 

 

Master of Ceremonies: Renee Lesjak Bashel (WI)

2:50 pm – 3:50 pm EDT

 

 

Regional Report out

SBEAP/SBO program highlights (Regions 2, 4, 6, 8, 10) Join us for this interactive 60 minutes to learn what other regions and states are doing in their programs.

 

Facilitator: Donovan Grimwood (TN)

3:50 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

Closing - Jennifer Collins

June 10, 2021

Day 3 Thursday

1:00 pm 1:15 pm

Eastern Time Zone Welcome

Welcome and introductions: Jennifer Collins, Training Chair, (IN)

1:15 pm 1:45 pm EDT

 

Website

 

New NSBEAP Website Interactive Tour (Recording)

Speaker: Nancy Larson (KS) – Website Subcommittee

1:45 pm 2:45 pm EDT

 

 

NSC Session


National Small Business Environmental Assistance Program -National Steering Committee year in review and strategy session – Interactive session using a Google Jamboard.

Speakers: Jennifer Collins, NSC Chair and Donovan Grimwood, Vice Chair

2:45 pm – 3:05 pm EDT


Break and Trivia Question

3:05 pm – 3:35 pm EDT

 

 

   Promotional Session

 

Tools to Promote your Program (Recording) - Two states share their tips on social media, videos and use of different platforms


Jenifer Dixon-Michigan Air Quality Liaison, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

Erin Hatfield – Communications Director, Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality

3:35 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

 

 Closing Social

Closing and discussion grab a refreshing beverage and join us for a few minutes of celebration and hear from Nevada about the 2022 event

Facilitators: Jennifer Collins, NSC Chair and
Donovan Grimwood, Vice Chair