The Oregon Infrastructure Summit brings together those working to demonstrate the interconnectedness of basic infrastructure with community and economic development and long-term sustainability and resilience.

Presented jointly by Business Oregon and the Northwest Environmental Business Council, this unique educational event connects property owners, developers, community leaders, regulators, financiers and service providers to share the latest knowledge and best practices, develop business, and foster partnerships.

2021 Planning Committee

David AshtonPort of PortlandAssistant General Counsel
Becky BryantBusiness Oregon - Economic Development DivisionRegional Project Manager
Jason CarmanRural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC)Rural Development Specialist
Jennifer CaslerHart CrowserSenior Associate
Adam DeSempleOregon Health Authority - Drinking Water Services (Drinking Water SRF)DWSRF Program Coordinator
Len FarrStantecPrincipal
Brien FlanaganSchwabe, Williamson & WyattIndustry Group Leader
Mark GharstLeague of Oregon CitiesIntergovernmental Relations Associate
Holly HalliganUSDA - Rural DevelopmentCommunity Programs Specialist
Daniel HolbrookBusiness OregonOregon Broadband Office
Leah HornerOffice of the GovernorRegional Solutions Coordinator
Terry HosakaAkanaBusiness Development Manager
Karen HomolacBusiness Oregon - Economic Development DivisionBrownfields Program Specialist
Jennifer KennyDEQ - Water Quality Division (Clean Water SRF)CWSRF Program Analyst
Jon LegarzaUrban Renewal Agency of the City of TalenExecutive Director
Leigh McIlvaineOR Dept. of Land Conservation & Development - Community Services DivisionEconomic Development Specialist | Community Service Division
Gregg MindtNorthwest Environmental Business CouncilExecutive Director
Seth OttoMaul Foster & AlongiSenior Planner
Carrie PipinichMid-Columbia Economic Development DistrictSenior Project Manager
Stephanie PrybylBusiness Oregon - PortsPorts Programs Manager
Mallorie RobertsAssociation of Oregon CountiesLegislative Affairs Manager for Transportation & Community Development
Sheri StuartOregon State ParksOregon Main Street Coordinator
Alan ThompsonOregon Department of TransportationInvestment Program Manager
Jon UngerBusiness Oregon - Economic Development DivisionSRF & W/W Program & Policy Coordinator


Northwest Environmental Business Council presents the Oregon Brownfields Conference & Awards Luncheon

Northwest Environmental Business Council

Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC) represents Northwest businesses working to protect, restore and sustain the natural and built environment. NEBC members companies and organizations cover a wide range of disciplines, providing solutions in the areas of environmental protection & cleanup, energy & efficiency, waste & recycling, water & wastewater, and sustainable development. For more information about NEBC membership or events, visit

Business Oregon

Business Oregon

Business Oregon works to create, retain, expand and attract businesses that provide sustainable, living-wage jobs for Oregonians through public-private partnerships, leveraged funding and support of economic opportunities for Oregon companies and entrepreneurs. For more information on department programs and activities visit

Center for Creative Land Recycling

Center for Creative Land Recycling

The Center for Creative Land Recycling (CCLR or “see clear”) in a nonprofit organization dedicated to remediating and redeveloping brownfield properties in order to ensure a healthy future for our communities and our environment. Through training and technical assistance, we help communities across the country find the tools and collaborative partnerships they need to turn blighted properties into opportunities. To find out more about CCLR and the resources we can offer, visit our website at

State of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is the state agency responsible for protecting Oregon’s air and water, identifying, investigating, and cleaning up contaminated sites, and managing waste materials in a safe and sustainable manner. To address sites with known or potential contamination, DEQ can offer technical assistance, liability management, remedial oversight, and limited grant resources to help public and private stakeholders who are interested in site investigation and cleanup. For more information on DEQ programs and activities, please contact the department, or visit


Conference Organizer

Northwest Environmental Business Council
6 Centerpointe Drive, Suite 340
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
T: 503-227-6361
F: 503-227-1007

Event Producer

Jennifer Starr
Operations & Events Manager
503-227-6361 x3

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Jeff Jordan
Sales Manager

Strategic Partnerships

Gregg Mindt
Executive Director