Kristin (Kris) Morico. P.E., BCEE, CSP, D. WRE, ENV SP, F.ASCE, Global Leaders, Environmental Programs; General Electric Co.
Kris is the leader of environmental programs for GE. In this role, she is responsible for the development and implementation of associated programs globally. Previously, Kris was the global leader of water programs in the GE corporate EHS group for nearly 8 years.
Kris began her career working in the municipal water sector as a process engineer for the Regional Water Authority in New Haven, CT and over the past 33 years, 14 in an executive capacity, she has assumed leadership positions of increasing responsibility. Kris has assumed a variety of positions across several Fortune 500 companies including Clairol, Inc., Malcolm Pirnie, Inc. environmental consultants, Environmental Compliance Officer for ABB/Combustion Engineering, Director of Global Environmental Programs and EHS Governance at Pratt and Whitney (Division of UTC), and Director of Environmental Programs at Tyco International located in Princeton, NJ.
Kris possesses a BS in Biology from Fairfield University, MS Civil Engineering from the University of Connecticut, MEM Environmental Management from Yale University, and an EMBA from the University of Connecticut. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in 9 states, Board Certified Environmental Engineer in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, Certified Safety Professional, Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer, and an ENVISIONTM Sustainability Professional . She also possesses a Class IV Water Treatment Plant Operators License issued by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health and is an Environmental Laboratory Director through the same agency. Additionally, Kris is a certified ISO 14001:2015 Provisional Auditor by IRCA. Kris is an active member in several professional EHS organizations and was elected to the status of Fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineers and serves on the advisory board for the University of Connecticut School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, President of the National Association of Environmental Managers, NAEM, as well as Vice President/President-elect of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers. For the past 6 years, Kris was a visiting lecturer at Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and currently serves on its alumni board and was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Engineers at the University of Connecticut School of Engineering in 2011.
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