The ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative, formally launched in Charlotte at the ULI 2012 Spring Meeting, was formed in late 2010 and is now an active part of ULI’s Larson Leadership Initiative. ULI North New Jersey is proud to have an active WLI in our District Council.
To date, ULI NY’s WLI has provided programming geared specifically towards our women members, sponsored networking events, and encouraged women members to become more involved and help them navigate within ULI.
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WLI Committee Members
Stephanie Turkot – WLI Co-Chair, Assistant Project Manager at GZA. Stephanie Turkot is an Assistant Project Manager at GZA. Prior to GZA, she completed her internship at the NJDEP and worked for an international remediation company. She has more than eight years of experience with remediation project designs and field-scale implementations. Her projects have included Superfund and brownfield sites throughout the United States, and she has in-depth knowledge of chemical and bioremediation products. She received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Environmental Science from William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ. Ms. Turkot is a member and involved with several non-profit organizations including the New Jersey Society of Women Environmental Professionals, Midwest Energy Association, CREA, and Kiwanis Club. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Amanda Forsburg – WLI Co-Chair, Senior Project Scientist at Langan. Amanda Forsburg graduated from Bucknell University in 2007 with Bachelor Degres in environmental studies and environmental geolgoy. Now a Senior Project Scientist with Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc., Ms. Forsburg has spent 15 years focused on providing environmental support to redevelopment sites within the metropolitan New York area. Her projects include site remediation and redevelopment through the New York State and New York City remediation programs, including implementation and management of all phases of environmental projects involving soil, groundwater, and soil vapor contamination including Phase I inspections, Phase II site investigations, Remedial Investigations, and Remedial Actions. Ms. Forsburg’s experience includes schematic-, design-, and construction-phase project team involvement on numerous large scale construction projects requiring multi-disciplinary coordination and collaboration across different Langan teams and offices. Ms. Forsburg served on the board of the Association for Environmental and Engineering Geologists for 6 years and is a member of Society of Women Environmental Professionals. In her spare time she likes to garden, negotiate with houseplants, and laugh with her toddler.
Sandra Huber – WLI Co-Secretary, Senior Project Manager at GZA. Ms. Huber is a Senior Project Manager at GZA’s Fairfield, NJ Office. She is a Licensed Site Remediation Professional with 17 years of experience in environmental consulting. She has designed and managed remedial investigations, remedial actions, and has conducted numerous site assessments throughout the United States. She is also a member of LSRPA and Society of Women Environmental Professionals.
Kayla Reddington – WLI Committee Programs Committee Co-Chair, Turner Construction Company. In her over 10 years of experience at Turner Construction Company, Kayla has held many different roles and responsibilities including estimator, engineer, superintendent, business development, and the current role as Regional Sustainability Manager for Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Through this experience, Kayla has developed a diverse knowledge base of the construction and real estate market which is valuable to the development and implementation of Turner’s sustainability and ESG commitments. Through Turner’s sustainability program, Kayla focuses on supporting our clients, projects, and staff in various subject areas including embodied carbon, waste and circularity, jobsite emissions, energy, building certifications, resiliency, and wellness. Kayla has also been an active member of Turner’s NJWEST (NJ Women Enhancing Success at Turner) and USGBC New Jersey’s chapter as a member of their Market Leadership Advisory Board.
Christina Haahs – WLI Programs Chair, Marketing Manager at THA Consulting, Inc. Christina E. Haahs currently serves as Marketing Manager at THA Consulting, Inc. (THA), an engineering, design, and planning firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA and offices in New Jersey, Georgia, and Florida. In addition to her position with THA, she also volunteers her time and skills to several charitable & professional networking organizations. She is a board member for the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia and the Korean American Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. She is on the committee for Society for Marketing Professional Services and members with US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Haahs holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing & Management and has a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Eastern University.
Kerry Duda, CPA – WLI Membership Chair, Audit Manager at WilkinGuttenplan. Kerry is an audit manager at WilkinGuttenplan who has been working at the firm since 2014. She specializes in accounting and assurance services for clients in a variety of industries as well as litigation support and estate and trust accounting services. Kerry divides her time between the real estate industry and not-for-profit industries. In addition, Kerry is involved with several employee benefit plan audits. Kerry works with a variety of real estate developers who own and operate commercial and residential properties. She specializes in compliance audits that receive funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), low-income housing tax incentives from the New Jersey Mortgage and Finance Agency (NJHMFA), and entities that enter into Financial Agreements (PILOT) with municipalities. She assists clients in understanding the various complexities of compliance with these government incentive programs.
Elizabeth Limbrick – WLI Committee Member. Elizabeth Limbrick is the Director of Brownfields & Sustainable Systems for the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). In this role, she leads the Authority’s efforts on brownfields to create thriving and inclusive communities by addressing environmental and economic justice issues. She is developing and administering the Authority’s Brownfield Tax Credit program, and is also administering multiple brownfield programs supported through USEPA brownfield grants to support communities throughout New Jersey. Elizabeth is also an active member of the NJ Interagency Council on Climate Resilience and the NJ Environmental Justice Interagency Council. She is a Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) in the state of New Jersey and is also a Licensed Professional Geologist (PG) in the state of NY.