New Environmental Lobbyist at CMTA

By Loretta Macktal, Executive Assistant to the Vice President, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Nov. 21, 2003 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

CMTA has appointed Mike Rogge as policy director for environmental quality issues. He will lobby legislative and regulatory matters and will join Michael Beasley of the Boeing Company, Committee Chair, in working with CMTA's Environmental Quality Committee.

"Mike Rogge's tremendous expertise in environmental policy, manufacturing processes and government affairs will be a tremendous asset to our Association" said Dorothy Rothrock, CMTA Vice President.

With a bachelors degree in Chemistry, Rogge has in-depth experience in environmental regulations and negotiations with regulators across the country. Most recently Rogge was assigned to the U.S. Department of Defense supply depots in Tracy and Stockton, assisting the government's environmental department achieve regulatory compliance.

For seven years he was vice president of environmental and government affairs for the Newark Group (one of the largest manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard in the country) where he developed programs on EPCRA, storm water, spill prevention, waste oil, hazardous waste and general regulatory compliance and remediation for the corporation's 61 facilities Rogge has advocated company positions with federal, state and local officials and monitored new regulatory issues. He has banked air emission reduction credits and was involved in Phase I & IIís, wastewater treatment, NPDES permits, boiler testing, CEMS, air emissions abatement and landfill regulations nationwide.

In addition, Rogge has extensive background in manufacturing management having been plant manager for the Newark Group, National Gypsum Company, and Pacific Paperboard Products. He also was manager of production planning and control with the Fibreboard Corporation and quality control supervisor with Standard Brands.

Please join CMTA in welcoming Mike to our team. He will be starting on December 2nd and can be reached then at mrogge@cmta.net.
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