Risa Weinberger, P. E. is the President of Risa Weinberger & Associates, Inc., a professional
services consulting firm formed in 2003 providing technical consulting services focusing
on environmental and waste management issues. Prior to establishing the firm she had
24 years of similar consulting services, most recently serving as a Vice President and
Senior Professional Associate of HDR Engineering, Inc., a national, multidisciplinary
consulting firm. Throughout the course of her career, she has served both public and
private clients by identifying needs, implementing solutions, and providing quality
She is a frequent published author and presenter throughout the country on technical
topics dealing with solid waste management, environmental issues, and matters of
interest to the public sector such as competitiveness. Ms. Weinberger has conducted
workshops and seminars on a variety of timely subjects. She is a member of both the
training faculty and e-training faculty for the Solid Waste Association of North America
(SWANA). She has conducted numerous workshops and made professional
presentations to such organizations as TxSWANA, SWANA, the US Composting
Council, STAR, Texas Compost Council, Texas Public Works Association, TCEQ
Environmental Trade Fair, and Texas Municipal League among others.
Her executive-level training includes communications, social styles, negotiating,
marketing, presentation skills, and project management, among many others.
Ms. Weinberger has participated in a wide variety of environmental and engineering
designs and studies with strong emphasis on solid waste and composting. She has
conducted landfill and compost facility designs and permit application preparations, post
closure use plans, site selections, technical and economic feasibility studies,
Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, Storm Water Pollution
Prevention Plans and solid waste management plans and studies. Her experience also
includes training, training program development, program management and construction phase
services. Project responsibilities include project development, project
management, client liaison, and project engineer.
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BE, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1979