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Anna Mangum, NC MEP speaker for L&E Workgroup on 8/21/12

posted Aug 15, 2012, 4:45 PM by Paula Del Giudice

August NPPR Lean and Environment Workgroup:

How to Implement Energy Economy and Environment Projects

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

12 noon Pacific, 1 p.m. Mountain, 2 p.m. Central, 3 p.m. Eastern




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Joining us in August will be Anna Mangum. She'll give us the insider's view at how you get to implementation with E3 projects--a behind the scenes look at how to herd cats, twist arms, crunch numbers, and communicate to the masses.


Anna's bio:

Mangum is an improvement specialist at North Carolina State University’s Industrial Extension Service, IES: NC MEP. Anna provides leadership to North Carolina’s statewide sustainable manufacturing initiative, E3. She works closely with federal, state and local leaders, gaining their support of manufacturers to be sustainable in economy, energy and environment. Under her direction, E3 has deployed statewide, engaging over 30 manufactures, 190 partners and impacting 17 North Carolina communities. The program was recently recognized by Governor Bev Perdue as well as presented to the White House Rural Council.

Anna also serves her organization as a technical specialist in environmental health and safety. She specializes in the delivery of EHS classes and on-site services including ISO 14001, HAZWOPER, and a variety of occupational health and safety classes.

Prior to joining IES in 2008, Anna conducted research at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. There, her work focused on familial pulmonary fibrosis and molecular genetics.

Anna graduated from NC State University with a B.S. in environmental technology, and minors in environmental toxicology and environmental science.


About the Lean and Environment Workgroup


The Lean and Environment Work Group is a partnership between the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (, the Zero Waste Network ( and the Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (    Its purpose is to demonstrate the profitability of incorporating sustainable business practices into operations. Anyone who is interested in being part of the group should go to and click on “apply” for membership.  If you already have a Google ID, you can sign in and apply for membership.  If you don’t have a Google ID, you can click on the link to the right to create an ID and apply for membership. Presentations and materials referenced are available through the group.



The Lean and Environment Work Group meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 12 noon Pacific. Call in information and agendas are available from the Google  group.


The google site contains:

- Copies of past presentations

- announcements and updates

- contact information


Hugh O’Neill, Chair


Paula Del Giudice, Board Liaison


Thomas Vinson, work group facilitator