ACC Online Learning
ACC Airport Sustainability: From Soup to Nuts On-Demand Webinar
This 90-minute ACC on-demand webinar will provide participants with a comprehensive look at how airports are incorporating sustainability from inception to completion - in planning, design and construction strategies. First, presenters will explore how airports integrate sustainable ideals and goals into both formal and informal planning. Next, participants will take a tour of how Denver International Airport has implemented sustainable design, both retroactively and proactively. Finally, methods for sustainable construction will be examined.
At the end of this ACC on-demand webinar, participants will be able to:
• Introduce sustainable aspects into planning documents for long-range effect.
• Identify strategies for sustainable design.
• Modify construction activities to reduce their impact on the environment.
• Summarize multiple ways in which airports can become more sustainable.
• Jen Wolchansky, AICP, ENV SP (Moderator), Project Manager, Senior Sustainability Specialist, Mead & Hunt, Inc.
• Kevin E. Staples, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, Environmental and Sustainability Coordinator, Salt Lake City - Department of Airports
• Amanda Sutton, LEED AP BD+C, Sustainability Manager, Denver International Airport
• Kelly Moulton, C.M., Senior Airport Planner, Sacramento County Department of Airports
PDH, CM and LU/HSW credits/hours are not offered for this ACC on-demand webinar. However, after viewing the on-demand webinar, participants can download a certificate of completion.
Jen Wolchansky, AICP, ENV SP
Project Manager, Senior Sustainability Specialist, Mead & Hunt, Inc.
Jen Wolchansky, AICP, ENV SP is a project manager at Mead & Hunt that brings thirteen years of experience in environmental and sustainability planning. She leads sustainability planning for airports and other organizations, addressing growth and facility needs, all while considering the need to minimize financial, operational, social and environmental impacts. Most recently, Jen has worked on sustainability-related planning for multiple FAA and non-FAA projects including Flagstaff Airport, Denver International Airport and Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. Additionally, Jen took the lead on the Colorado Department of Transportation Division of Aeronautics statewide sustainability program, the first FAA-funded sustainability system plan which covers Colorado’s 65 general aviation airports.
Kevin E. Staples, P.E., LEED AP BD+C
Environmental and Sustainability Coordinator, Salt Lake City - Department of Airports
Kevin E. Staples, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, has over 15 years of experience directing and managing sustainability and environmental projects involving state and federal government, private, and large national clients. Mr. Staples currently serves as the Environmental and Sustainability Coordinator at the Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) where he manages initiatives designed to improve the airports environmental performance. He has a diverse professional background focused on environmental policy and compliance, data analysis, energy management, and sustainability planning. Mr. Staples holds a B.S. and M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Brigham Young University.
Amanda Sutton, LEED AP BD+C
Sustainability Manager, Denver International Airport
Amanda Sutton, LEED AP BD+C, is an accomplished sustainability professional, with wide-ranging experience in sustainability planning and implementation in the public sector. She has developed and implemented policies and procedures to promote sustainability and greenhouse gas emission reductions throughout her career. Ms. Sutton brings the experience she gained as a Business Sustainability Specialist and Green Building Program Coordinator for both the City of Fort Collins and Boulder County to her position of Sustainability Manager at Denver International Airport. She acts as a sustainability liaison and subject matter expert for the Airport Infrastructure Management (AIM) Division’s development arm to support ongoing updates to design standards, technical specifications, and processes. Ms. Sutton has recently worked with Colorado State University’s Institute for the Built Environment to develop training and process improvements to the project structure at DEN to facilitate increased stakeholder engagement at the design phase of a project to achieve sustainable outcomes
Kelly Moulton, C.M.
Senior Airport Planner, Sacramento County Department of Airports
Kelly Moulton, C.M. is a Senior Airport Planner for the Sacramento County Department of Airports. She leads all planning, land use and FAA compliance efforts for Sacramento International, Mather, Executive and Franklin Field Airports. Additionally, she serves as project manager for several complex construction projects. Ms. Moulton received her Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Material Science Engineering from the University of California at Davis. She is a Certified Member of AAAE, a member of the ACI Environmental Affairs Committee Steering Group and chairs its Land Use Working Group.