The Food Industry Alliance (FIA) of New York State is a state-wide, not-for-profit trade association representing the grocery industry. The mission of the FIA is to provide guidance and support for compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies. Recently, FIA issued an RFP to solicit bids for developing an education program that will facilitate compliance under the law, as well as participation in the environmental self audit policies set forth by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
The program shall be known as the RCRA Hazardous and Universal Waste Program. Under the program, participating organizations will work in cooperation with a chosen vendor, FIA, and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to develop guidance materials that will be used to create individualized compliance and training programs.
On September 24, Senior Vice President Rich Walka, received an “Intent to Award” letter from Marston J. Sansom, Vice President, State Government Relations stating that the FIA contract has been awarded to D&B. In his “Intent to Award” letter, Vice President Sansom states “the decision was based on a number of factors including, but not limited to subject matter expertise, relevant project management experience, cost of services and M/WBE utilization”.
Congratulations to Senior Vice President, Environmental Remediation and Multimedia Compliance Division, Rich Walka , Ellen DeOrsay and their team for winning this contract.