Executive Board

 

Mr. Matt Shortway, Chair

Matt Shortway is a graduate of Clarkson University studying Bio-Molecular Science and Business Management.  He spent 10 years as an active-duty US Marine reaching the rank of Major and became the Air Control Training Squadron, Company C Commander.  After military service founded Shortway Brewing Company which has worked with CSE3 to implement Sustainable Energy initiatives and has been a member of the CSE3 advisory board since 2022.


 

Mr. Larry Beckman, Co-Chair

Matt Shortway is a graduate of Clarkson University studying Bio-Molecular Science and Business Management.  He spent 10 years as an active-duty US Marine reaching the rank of Major and became the Air Control Training Squadron, Company C Commander.  After military service founded Shortway Brewing Company which has worked with CSE3 to implement Sustainable Energy initiatives and has been a member of the CSE3 advisory board since 2022.


 

Mr. Dexter Matthews, University Liaison

Dexter Matthews is the Vice President of Government Relations and Environmental Affairs at Liberty Tire Recycling.  Prior to his role at Liberty, he retired as the Director of the Division of Waste Management with the NC Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.  He holds hold a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Health from ECU.


 

Mr. Wayne Rollins, Industry Relations

Matt Shortway is a graduate of Clarkson University studying Bio-Molecular Science and Business Management.  He spent 10 years as an active-duty US Marine reaching the rank of Major and became the Air Control Training Squadron, Company C Commander.  After military service founded Shortway Brewing Company which has worked with CSE3 to implement Sustainable Energy initiatives and has been a member of the CSE3 advisory board since 2022.


 

Ms. Haley Smith, Marketing and Public Outreach

Haley, an alumna of the Environmental Engineering program at ECU, served as the Pollution Prevention Coordinator for ECU CSE3 during her junior and senior years. She has since embarked upon a promising career as an engineer in training, contributing her expertise to a variety of civil service projects including water, sewer, and stormwater management.


 

Water Resources Engineer – Geosyntec, Member


 

Dr. Faete Filho, Member

Senior Electrical Engineer Scientist – Savannah River National Laboratory


 

Wendy Worley, Member

Section Chief, Recycling Business Assistance Center – North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality

Wendy Worley is the Manager of NC DEQ’s Recycling Program in the Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service (DEACS).  In this role, Wendy leads the state’s recycling section overseeing non-regulatory assistance programs for local governments and recycling businesses.  With more than 30 years of experience in recycling and solid waste management, Wendy has been with state government for the past 20 years.  She previously served as NC’s Recycling Business Assistance Center (RBAC) Manager, leading the recycling economic development team to develop strategies to expand and support private sector recycling capacity in the state.