Todd Wallace has been named Acting Director for the Bureau of Waste Management at the Department of Environmental Protection.
Todd has served DEP as a member of the executive management team since 1996. In his most recent position as assistant to the Executive Deputy Secretary, Todd has managed and coordinated a variety of key departmental programs and initiatives, including grants management, advisory committee appointments, and oversight of DEP's Environmental Education Center.
Previously, Todd served as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Secretary for the Office of Air, Recycling and Radiation Protection, where he supported the office on a variety of program, policy and administrative matters. He initiated and participated in negotiation of the nation's first coordinated Multi-Site Agreement with the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Defense Logistics Agency and Pentagon officials to address over 1,000 contaminated military sites in Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining DEP, Todd worked eight years in the private sector at a leading environmental services company called Clean Harbors, Inc., in various roles. As a corporate environmental compliance specialist he ensured compliance with federal, state and local environmental laws and managed compliance matters for the company's waste oil recycling operations. As a senior scientist, he evaluated and approved disposal methods for hazardous materials managed by the company's waste management facilities located throughout the country.
Todd earned a BS in Biology from Messiah College and an MS from Tufts University in Civil Engineering, with a concentration in Environmental Policy - Hazardous Materials Management.