GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA), a Fairfield-based multi-disciplinary firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water, and construction management services, has announced that Stephanie Turkot, project manager, has received the inaugural Women’s Leadership Award from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Northern New Jersey.
ULI has set the global standard in recognizing outstanding and transformational land use developments, best practices, and creative visioning. The ULI NNJ Excellence Awards, given at special gala in Woodland Park, salute what the chapter describes as “the highest caliber of projects and people within our industry in our region.’’
Turkot has more than a decade of experience in the environmental industry and at GZA has led site investigations, assessments, and remedial actions. She has worked on multiple brownfield and Superfund sites in New Jersey, New York, and other states.
Joseph Galley, CHMM, GZA vice president, said: “On behalf of all of her colleagues, I extend our heartfelt congratulations to Stephanie on receiving this prestigious and much-deserved honor from ULI Northern New Jersey. We are proud and excited that she is being recognized for her strong leadership and support for women’s advancement within the land use and development fields.”
Turkot is an active member of numerous civic and professional organizations, holding leadership positions in several, including the Urban Land Institute, New Jersey Society of Women Environmental Professionals, Midwest Energy Association, Denville Environmental Commission, and the Kiwanis Club of Denville. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from William Paterson University.
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