Pam Hall joined Normandeau Associates in 1971 soon after the firm was founded and was one of the “trail blazers” in the emerging environmental consulting business. She assumed leadership in 1988 and led the company for 32 years, until 2020. As CEO she was instrumental in leading the effort to develop Normandeau from a small regional NH firm to a highly regarded company doing business throughout the United States and internationally. In 2000, she led the effort to make the company 100% employee-owned (ESOP) and has been a trustee of the ESOP since its inception. Prior to becoming CEO, she held several other positions in the company and is now an executive vice president. She also served on the board of directors for 20 years, from 2000 to 2020, and was chairperson from 2015 to 2020. She has over 50 years of experience in the environmental consulting business and is a recognized business leader.
Pam is passionate about corporate social responsibility including employee ownership and empowerment, civic and community engagement, volunteerism, and support of charitable organizations. She has served on numerous non-profit boards, many times in leadership roles. Past boards include the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) where she served as director from 1995 to 2020 and treasurer from 1997 to 2019; the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire (NHBIA) Executive Board; NHBIA Institute for Business, Community and NH’s Economy (chair); NH Chapter of The Nature Conservancy where she was a founding board member, vice chair, and chair and served for 17 years; Seacoast Science Center (NH) where she was treasurer, vice chair, and chair and served for six years; Society for the Protection of NH Forests; the NH Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership (Coastal America); and Vivamos Mejor/USA Advisory Board. In addition, Pam was a gubernatorial appointee to the NH Land and Community Heritage Commission, which helped develop the NH land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP). She was an Incorporator of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and was also a member of advisory committees that helped establish both the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in NH and the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve in Maine. Current board and council service includes UNH Manchester Advisory Board; the NH (EPSCoR) Research and Industry Council; and Southeast Land Trust (SELT) of NH. She is also Chair Emerita of Volunteer NH, the State Commission for volunteerism, where she was appointed by two subsequent governors and served for nine years (four as Vice Chair and four as Chair).
Pam has a B.A. in Zoology from the University of Connecticut; an M.S. in Zoology (marine science) from the University of New Hampshire (UNH), plus additional doctoral work; a B.S. (summa cum laude) in Business Administration from the Whittemore School at UNH; and considerable graduate level coursework in Urban and Environmental Policy from Tufts University. In graduate school, she was elected to Sigma Xi, an honorary scientific society and Phi Sigma, an honorary biological society, and was awarded an NDEA Fellowship for her academic excellence. In 1998 she received the “Environmental Merit Award” from the Environmental Business Council of New England; in 2012, she was honored by the New Hampshire Business Review as one of “NH’s Outstanding Women in Business”; in 2014 she was honored with an “Above and Beyond” award by the Business and Industry Association of NH (NHBIA); and in 2017, she was bestowed with a “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the NHBIA. More recently, Marquis Who’s Who honored Pam with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020. In February 2021, Pam received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Environmental Business Journal/Environmental Business International; and in June 2021 Pam was honored by the Environmental Business Council of New England with a Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, she has been recognized by Volunteer NH for her commitment to civic engagement and volunteerism.
Tim is Normandeau’s Corporate Lead for the Hydropower Market Sector and has more than 35 years of service. He is an expert in fish protection and passage issues and impacts of hydroelectric and other electric generating projects. He has been Project Manager in support of licensing, relicensing, and license compliance efforts at more than 25 hydroelectric facilities in Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin. He is experienced in the FERC processes, experimental design, agency negotiation, and successful implementation and management of large projects, including fish protection/passage effectiveness, survival, radio telemetry, and hydroacoustic evaluations. He is also Principal-In-Charge for large federal hydropower focused contracts.
He has extensive experience related to diadromous fish biology and restoration in the Deerfield/Connecticut, Susquehanna, Willamette/Columbia, and Santee/Cooper basins. Species of specific interest include American Shad, River Herring, Shortnose and Atlantic Sturgeon, American Eel, and Atlantic and Pacific salmonids.
Tim has supported litigation teams in proceedings related to CWA and FPA. He has participated in strategy development, draft testimony preparation and critical review of testimony (team and opponents), production of exhibits, and preparation of witnesses. Clients have included Duke, South Carolina Public Services Authority, Exelon, and Entergy.
Tim has been active in: executive and director roles in multiple professional organizations; the organization and moderation of numerous symposia and conference sessions; and contributed many presentations at professional meetings. Tim earned a B.S. from Waynesburg College and a M.S. from Frostburg State University.