Opening Keynote

Cosmo Servidio

Cosmo Servidio serves as the Regional Administrator for the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. His responsibilities include leading the environmental protection efforts for the five Mid-Atlantic states, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Servidio brings to his position a wealth of experience from the local, state, and federal levels, as well as from the private sector.  Throughout his career, Mr. Servidio has demonstrated his ability for bringing citizens, businesses and policymakers together to find innovative solutions to the environmental challenges facing our citizens.

Mr. Servidio served as the chief of staff for EPA Region 2 from 2005 – 2009, where he was tasked as key advisor to the Regional Administrator, managing daily operations of the region, and providing guidance to other agency leadership, program managers and staff involved in complex environmental issues.

In addition to his work at EPA, Mr. Servidio also served as the Regional Director for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for the Southern Region, where he oversaw the Department’s priorities to improve air quality, waste management, radiation protection, remediation, conservation, safe drinking water, dam safety, and clean water programs.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Servidio held senior positions with the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, where he worked directly for the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners assisting in the management and oversight of much of the transportation infrastructure critical to the region’s trade and transportation network.

Mr. Servidio is a graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University with a Bachelor of Arts in history.