principals

Charles A. Levesque, President
Mr. Levesque’s professional career has ranged from serving as the CEO of several natural resources related associations including the Northern Forest Lands Council, administering the urban forestry program for a major metropolitan area, to working as a consulting forester and on a national forest. He is a Certified ISO 14001 Lead Auditor, NH Licensed Professional Forester (#281), Society of American Forester Certified Forester and Certified Forest Auditor, and RABQSA Certified Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor.

Special skills and expertise:
Environmental auditing
Working with diverse groups of people
Leadership
Public speaking/writing - public relations
Innovative public involvement strategies
Fundraising, budgeting & expense control
Facilitating group process to reach consensus
Research & advocacy

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Eric W. Kingsley, Vice President
Mr. Kingsley has a diverse professional background. He has been the Executive Director for a 1500 member forestry trade association, has represented organizations in both lobbying, legislative and development capacities, and has supported state and federal agencies with disaster relief funding for the forest industry. Mr. Kingsley is a recognized expert on renewable energy development and forest products manufacturing. In addition, Mr. Kingsley has provided testimony on forestry and forest manufacturing issues to both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

Special skills and expertise:
Market research and studies
Renewable energy consulting
Resource availability studies for wood-using industries
Economic development and planning
Public speaking/writing - public relations
Public involvement strategies
Group advocacy

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Charles R. Niebling, Principal & Partner
Mr. Niebling has worked in the private and non-profit sector. Most recently, he was the General Manager of New England Wood Pellet, a company with wood pellet manufacturing facilities in New Hampshire and New York. He previously worked for the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and was the Executive Director for a trade association. Mr. Niebling is a thermal wood energy expert and has worked on related policy endeavors at the state and federal level. He was a founder and Board President of the Biomass Thermal Energy Council, a national trade group.

Special skills and expertise:
Renewable energy policy
Renewable energy consulting
Public speaking/writing - public relations
Group advocacy

View Mr. Niebling’s Resume (pdf)