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DRBA Names Superintendent of Environmental Compliance and Safety; Silvana L. Dominioni to direct agency’s environmental and safety efforts
By JSalmon on 08/27/2015:  

 DRBA Names Superintendent of Environmental Compliance and Safety
Silvana L. Dominioni to direct agency’s environmental and safety efforts

(New Castle, DE) Today, Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials announced the selection of Silvana L. Dominioni of Wilmington, Delaware to serve as the Authority’s new Superintendent – Environmental Compliance and Safety. Ms. Dominioni began her duties effective August 3, 2015.

“The Authority is a diverse and complex organization with a unique combination of facilities, operations, and assets,” Dominioni said. “I appreciate the Authority’s confidence in my ability to review current policies and procedures, identify areas for improvement, and develop new programs that will enhance workplace safety and ensure environmental compliance. I look forward to using my knowledge and expertise in this field to have a positive influence here at the Authority.”

In this management position, Ms. Dominioni is responsible for the development and implementation of all safety and environmental policies, procedures, and programs at the DRBA to reduce or eliminate workplace hazards and to ensure DRBA compliance with all safety and environmental regulations, standards and codes.

“Ms. Dominioni’s technical experience, regulatory knowledge, and leadership make her an outstanding candidate to lead our environmental and safety programs,” Meconi said. “In addition to her passion for environmental issues and safety awareness, Ms. Dominioni has the knowledge, experience and credentials that will prove invaluable to the DRBA. We are pleased that she has joined our team.”

Prior to joining the DRBA, Ms. Dominioni worked for Mars Drinks North America as the company’s Safety, Environmental and Security (SES) Manager. In this capacity, Ms. Dominioni was responsible and accountable for all safety, environmental, industrial hygiene (IH), site security and training programs. She also served as subject matter expert for all SES compliance issues and IH matters for North American sites. Prior to joining Mars Drinks, Ms. Dominioni served as the Environmental and IH Manager for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals for five years.

A certified industrial hygienist through the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Ms. Dominioni is also an accredited safety professional and a trained hazardous materials manager through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management respectively. Ms. Dominioni earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology and a Master of Science degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

About the Delaware River and Bay Authority
The DRBA, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962, owns and operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May- Lewes Ferry, and the Forts Ferry Crossing. The DRBA also manages corporate and aviation properties through its economic development powers - two airports in New Jersey (Millville Airport and Cape May Airport) and three in Delaware (New Castle Airport, Civil Air Terminal and Delaware Airpark). All DRBA operating revenues are generated through the bridge, ferry and airport facilities. For more information, visit www.drba.net.

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