SESHA 2016 Speaker Biography

Michele Shepard
Senior Project Manager, Colden Corporation, Ballston Lake, NY

Michele Shepard is a Certified Industrial Hygienist at Colden Corporation with over 20 years of EHS experience in consulting, industry and academic research. She has a PhD from SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE), M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Oregon, and B.S. in Industrial Hygiene/Environmental Toxicology from Clarkson University. As an EPA STAR Fellow, she investigated occupational exposure assessment and risk management practices for engineered nanoparticles used in semiconductor fabrication, and also conducted control banding and occupational exposure limit development projects for the semiconductor industry. Michele worked previously as a Vice President and health and safety services lead at a consulting firm, as the EHS lead for a global business division of a Fortune 200 corporation, and as a consultant at Arthur D. Little.