Jenna Newcombe is a Principal based in Massachusetts with more than 25 years of experience in environmental management. Her areas of focus include environmental management systems, environmental health and safety training, and environmental compliance.
Jenna assists clients with the development and implementation of complex environmental programs. She has led environmental management system initiatives and has developed environmental health and safety programs for a variety of industries. Jenna also creates training manuals, conducts multimedia compliance audits, and she regularly guides clients on compliance related to industrial wastewater permits, groundwater monitoring permits, risk management plans, and conservation commission permits. She has also partnered with clients to prepare annual hazardous waste reports, develop regulatory procedures and management system elements, review applicable federal requirements, and determine the appropriate state requirements for compliance areas that includes hazardous waste, air, water, and mine safety.
Before joining Geosyntec, Jenna worked for the Environmental Management Unit at the Massachusetts Port Authority where she led multidisciplinary teams to attain ISO 14001 Certification for their EMS initiative at four facilities, including Logan International Airport’s field maintenance garage and Hanscom Airfield. Her work involved the development of EMS aspects, impacts, programs, and procedures as well as compliance audits and the development of a compliance management program. Jenna has also worked for the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Department at Harvard University where she led EHS professionals and stakeholders to update the University’s environmental, health and safety training program and electronic management system.
As a Geosyntec Principal, Jenna specializes in all aspects of project controls including cost control, planning, and scheduling, earned value management systems, and change management. Her control experience includes multiple large projects with over $10 million in revenue, and environmental management and compliance programs for clients with facilities in multiple locations. Jenna is also an active member of the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).