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Emerging Markets Committee

Co-Chairs
James Parker, Falling Springs LLC 

William McDow, Environmental Defense Fund
 
 

Purpose

The Emerging Markets Committee was formed with the goal of developing new opportunities in environmental markets; develop and support policies and initiatives that provide opportunities for NMBA members; seek opportunities for NMBA members in conservation banking, water quality trading, carbon offsets and other emerging markets; coordinate educational training efforts nationally and regionally; work to shape policies at the Fish & Wildlife Service; work to incorporate conservation banking into habitat conservation plans. 
 
Frequency

Monthly calls on the first Tuesday of the month at 2:00 PM Eastern 

 

Rules & Legislative Committee

Co-Chairs
Travis Hemmen, Westervelt Ecological Services
Rich Mogensen, Mogensen Mitigation, Inc.

 

Purpose

Protect and advance the interests of NMBA’s members. The Committee executes the Board’s strategic plan regarding lobbying and legislative issues; plan agenda items for lobbying visits; spearhead letter writing campaigns; track legislative issues; work with independent contractors; coordinate regional meetings with regulatory agencies. Tasks also include: completing and updating the existing survey and disseminating to members. 

Frequency

Monthly calls on the second Monday of the month at 2:00 PM Eastern

 

Marketing & Membership Committee

Co-Chairs
Preston Smith, Wildwood Environmental Credit Company, LLC
Page Shurgar, Applied Land Restoration

 

Purpose

NMBA’s Marketing & Membership Committee was formed to communicate the benefits of mitigation banking; oversee the compilation and production of the NMBA newsletter; set and implement sponsorship and advertising policy; review and update the NMBA website; spearhead membership recruitment and retention efforts; develop and maintain membership target lists; develop and prepare membership packages; contact potential member leads; plan and execute fundraising events.

Frequency

Monthly calls on the third Tuesday of the month at 2:00 PM Eastern
 

 

Research & Data Committee

Co-Chairs
Donna Collier, Valencia Wetlands Trust
Pam Fetterman, EcoGenesis

 

Purpose

The Research & Data Committee was formed with the goal of pursuing data and analysis needs for NMBA membership from agencies and governments to support enforcement and implementation of mitigation actions.

Frequency

Monthly calls on the last Wednesday of the month at 2:00 PM Eastern
 

 

Industry Update Committee

Chair
Wayne White, W-Squared Consulting

 

Purpose

These monthly calls are an exclusive service to NMBA’s members and serve as a forum to discuss market development, networking, representation, access issues and other news impacting the mitigation industry. A review of monthly NMBA business is provided by committee leadership, staff, and NMBA’s outside consultants. 

Frequency

Monthly calls on the fourth Thursday of each month at 11:00 AM Eastern