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  • 05/13/2024 6:42 AM | Ammie Martin (Administrator)

    We have added a new resource to our Useful Links page. A big thank you to Leslie in Ms. Allison's class for pointing us to this very useful link on Effective Approaches to Teaching Multiplication. We hope you find this and other links as helpful as Ms. Allison's students have!

  • 04/17/2024 7:56 AM | Ammie Martin (Administrator)

    Ms. Joanne Denworth, the recipient of our Touchstone Award in 2000, passed away on March 1st after a prolonged battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was a retired lawyer, longtime environmental expert, former senior policy manager for Gov. Ed Rendell, writer, teacher, and volunteer. She will be greatly missed in the environmental industry. For more information on her extraordinary life, please see the following links:



  • 02/28/2024 1:36 PM | Ammie Martin (Administrator)

    Hiring Now!  Position available for hire at USDA Rural Development to serve as the New Jersey State Environmental Coordinator is posted on USAJOBS: USAJOBS - Job Announcement


    The State Environmental Coordinator would perform technical and support role in assuring NJ Rural Development complies with laws protecting natural, environmental, and cultural resources, including the National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act and other statutes, regulations and Executive Orders.


    Major Duties would include performing Environmental Reviews submitted in a project application; providing Guidance and Training to field office staff and applicants; processing Environmental Reviews and recommending approval; serving as environmental representative in meetings, public hearings, etc.


    This would be a full-time position based in the Mount Laurel State Office.  Starting salary, based on the Philadelphia-Camden Locality Pay area, could be in the range of $80,000 - $95,000. The position is not remote, however is eligible for teleworking as per the State Office policy.


    The job announcement opened on Wednesday, February 28 and will close on Tuesday, March 12.  Those interested should update their resume according to the guidance provided on this webpage: USAJOBS Help Center | What should I include in my federal resume?


    Applications are accepted online at USAJOBS - Job Announcement.


  • 02/19/2024 4:23 PM | Ammie Martin (Administrator)

    Hot off the presses! The venue and date for the 2024 Touchstone Ceremony have been selected! Last year was such a great experience that we are doing a repeat performance. We will be hosting the event on 11/14/24 at the World Cafe Live. If you didn't make it last year, you won't want to miss it this year, just ask anyone who attended. Watch the website for additional information.  

  • 02/01/2024 10:26 AM | Ammie Martin (Administrator)

    We have added a new resource to our Useful Links page. A big thank you to Leslie in Ms. Allison's class for pointing us to this very useful link on Free STEM Resources Provided By Public Libraries. We hope you find this and other links as helpful as Ms. Allison's students have!

  • 11/27/2023 5:14 PM | Ammie Martin (Administrator)

    The Programs Committee has started to noodle over the 2024 events schedule. Some great ideas have been brought up, but we would love your help!

    Please take a couple minutes to complete the survey below so we can plan social and technical events that you would want to attend in 2024.


  • 10/09/2023 3:34 PM | Ammie Martin (Administrator)

    A theme has been chosen for our 2023 Touchstone Award Ceremony! Join us for a night of celebration. 

    Touchstone Registration: https://swepweb.com/event-5319696

    Touchstone Sponsorship: https://swepweb.com/event-5270488

  • 02/12/2023 10:42 AM | Rebecca Buchanan (Administrator)

    Do you have an interest in public speaking or know someone who would be an interesting person to have for a guest speaker at a future SWEP event? 

    Is your company doing something amazing that our members should hear about?

    SWEP is looking for speakers and topics of interest for our spring and summer technical speaking events.   If you have an idea, email us at info@swepweb.com!

  • 02/12/2023 10:41 AM | Rebecca Buchanan (Administrator)

    SWEP GP is looking for volunteers interested in these roles or committees:

    • Executive Board Members (beginning January 2024)
    • Touchstone Awards Committee Chair/Co-Chair
    • Membership Committee volunteers
    • Website maintenance volunteer
    • Contact us if you are interested in any other committee or volunteer role!

    If you are interested in serving on our board, please send your resume and email notice of interest to our Executive Committee at info@swepweb.com

  • 09/15/2022 4:24 PM | Ammie Martin (Administrator)

    You are cordially invited to
    The Society of Women Environmental Professionals
    of Greater Philadelphia’s

    25th Annual Touchstone Award Reception
    on Thursday, October 6th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    at the Philander Chase Knox Estate
    at Valley Forge National Park

    Get SWEPt Away: Resiliency in Industry

    A Night Honoring Eileen Snyder

    Ms. Snyder, a recognized leader in environmental technical consulting, is a Regional Technical Coordinator at Alpha Analytical. Ms. Snyder has spent over 40 years dedicated to supporting project chemists and remediation professionals to meet regulatory and technical requirements and project data quality objectives.

    We will also recognize our 2022 Grant and Scholarship winners and our 2021 Touchstone recipient, Jennifer Gresh. We will celebrate with a cocktail hour and hors d'oeuvres followed by the presentations and a light dinner. 

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