Represent northwest businesses working to protect, restore, and sustain the natural and built environment.

NEBC is a non-profit trade association that represents the interests of its members, while promoting the health of the industry and  the environment as a whole. Formed as a regional organization in 1996, NEBC is the recognized voice of the industry – advocating for science-based regulation, supportive policies and tax structures, the dissemination of knowledge, and the adoption of best practices.

As a cross-sector organization, NEBC fosters transfer of knowledge and learning, builds synergies among members, and expands business opportunities. NEBC members provide product and service support in:

• Environmental Protection & Cleanup
• Energy & Efficiency
• Sustainable Development
• Water & Waste Water
• Waste & Recycling
• Business Support Services

NEBC members cover an ever-widening spectrum, including  engineers, consultants, contractors, scientists, lawyers, product and  technology providers, insurers, project developers, financers,  architects, business support professionals, plus a host of other disciplines and organizations supportive of NEBC’s goals.

We help members:

• Do Business – connecting members to potential customers.
• Build Relationships – offering opportunities for networking and alliance building.
• Get Smarter – providing education and information to keep members at the head of their fields.
• Be Heard – representing member interests before regulators and legislators.
• Connect to Resources – providing access and discounts for business services.


Executive Director
Gregg Mindt

Program Manager
Tyler Cluverius

Sales Manager
Jeff Jordan

Operations Manager
Ann Newcomer

Board of Directors


Mike Nesteroff (President)
Lane Powell PC
Seattle, WA

Kathi Futornick (Vice President)

Jason Ziemer (Secretary)
Clear Creek Systems, Inc.
Kent, WA

Erica Henderson (Treasurer)
Perkins & Company, PC
Portland, OR


Melody Adams
Waste Management
Portland, OR

Ryan Bixby
SoundEarth Strategies, Inc.
Seattle, WA

Amy Essig Desai
Farallon Consulting, LLC
Issaquah, WA

Terry Hosaka
Portland, OR

Mark Leece
PBS Engineering and Environment Inc.
Portland, OR

John Means
Alta Science  and Engineering, Inc.
Moscow, ID

Kent Patton
APEX Laboratories
Tigard, OR

Craig Riley
Portland, OR

Darla Smith
Cascade Drilling/Technical Services
Woodinville, WA

Ankur Tohan
K&L Gates LLP.
Seattle, WA

Scott Woerman
Landau Associates, Inc.
Edmonds, WA

Heidi Yantz
EES Environmental Consulting, Inc.
Portland, OR