Wolf Skacel, C.H.M.M., president

Wolf has a demonstrated record of significant environmental accomplishments at the Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) spanning 29 years, and formerly served as Assistant Commissioner for Compliance & Enforcement – New Jersey’s top enviroCOP. Wolf’s key strengths are his ability to work collaboratively to negotiate and resolve complex environmental issues involving multiple environmental programs and to create innovative, global settlements that resolve complex, multi-program enforcement actions.


Ed Choromanski, Associate

Ed is a recognized leader in multi-media environmental compliance and enforcement. He recently retired, after a distinguished 37 year career at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection having served as the Director of the Air and Hazardous Materials Compliance and Enforcement Program. Ed has extensive technical expertise in assessing, testing, and monitoring of air pollution emissions and impacts from a range of facilities. He has in depth knowledge of both state and federal requirements and regulations impacting a range of facilities. In addition, Ed brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in negotiation and resolution of complex environmental compliance cases that include, Supplemental Environmental Projects, the development of alternative compliance strategies, and Environmental Management Systems.



Jill is an Associate Professor in Sustainability at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and who retired from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection after a 27 year career. At NJDEP, Jill formerly served as Director of the Division of Environmental Safety and Health.  Jill is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of nuclear and radiological emergency preparedness, environmental radiation, radioactive waste, risk communication, and outreach and policy.  She currently serves as a member of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement, a Congressionally chartered organization composed of the Nation’s top 100 leaders in radiation protection. Dr. Lipoti has chaired the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, and was the recipient of its highest award, as well as lifetime membership in the organization.


Debra Hammond, Associate

Debra Hammond, Associate has more than 30 years of experience in the Water Monitoring, NPDES Permitting, and Planning Programs at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Debra has extensive experience in developing water quality monitoring plans, conducting sampling, analyzing results and publishing Water Quality Inventory Reports. In addition to developing New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) permits, Debra created and implemented policies to protect exceptional waterways, promote wastewater reuse and groundwater recharge, and reduce excessive nutrients in the state’s Water Quality Standards.