Sue Courtemanche, LSP, CHMM

Senior Project Manager

“Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” This quote reminds me of the importance of being a stabilizing force for clients. Complying with environmental regulations is complex and staying at the helm, shoulder to shoulder through the challenges, in partnership with my clients, is my priority.”

Sue Courtemanche is a Licensed Site Professional (LSP) and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) who specializes in environmental site investigation and remediation projects, Brownfield sites, property transfers, underground storage tank investigations and closures, environmental auditing, and environmental compliance and permitting for industrial, governmental, and institutional facilities.  She has over 33 years of professional experience that includes industrial property redevelopment for residential and mixed use, hazardous waste treatment facility permitting, and contaminated soil and groundwater management for public and private clients.

Sue is active in the Massachusetts LSP Association (LSPA) and served as President of the LSPA and Chairman of the Education Committee. In addition, she served on the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island Society of Environmental Professionals (RISEP) from 2003 through 2008 and is currently participating in the Petroleum Work Group with RISEP and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) to develop a policy that provides for additional methods to evaluate risk at petroleum release sites. She is serving on the Board of Directors for the Pawtucket Foundation and is active in the Environmental Business Council (EBC) of New England and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Rhode Island Chapter.

Outside of Work

Outside of work Sue enjoys spending weekends in New Hampshire with her husband and three children. Although she has an iPod she prefers listening to her collection of vintage albums and loves scouting for them at antique stores and flea markets whenever she has the chance.  She has exchanged her downhill skis for Nordic and has recently become a Big 10 Basketball Fan – Go Boilermakers!