Environmental Professionals of Arizona (EPAZ) is the premier environmental professional organization in Arizona. Our membership is comprised of state, industry, and business leaders including: regulatory, academia, environmental consultants and engineers, as well as environmental services companies dedicated to promoting environmental stewardship.

EPAZ events and activities foster networking, communication, and cooperation between industry, business, and government. We provide a platform that allows our members to learn and share information within a diverse list of environmental disciplines including air, water, waste, pollution prevention, sustainability issues, safety and climate change. 

Founded in 1986 as the HAZWaste Society, EPAZ is a not-for-profit 503(c) corporation operated by a dedicated group of volunteers. Proceeds from all our events and activities benefit the EPAZ Scholarship Fund whereby, Arizona students studying within environmentally related fields are awarded scholarships. 

Our Mission

To promote leadership in environmental management through education, advancement and application of science & technology and building a strong, connected and engaged membership of environmental professionals.

Our Objectives

  • Provide community outreach opportunities for our members to promote environmental stewardship.
  • Encourage and facilitate the interchange of information among members, other professional and technical groups, and government entities through our monthly luncheon meetings, annual conference, annual golf tournament and other networking events.
  • Connect and help cultivate Arizona’s current and future environmental professionals through educational outreach, the EPAZ scholarship program and awareness of employment opportunities.


Timely Topics & Deadlines


May 9 – Monthly Meeting at SRP PERA Club – featuring Scott Green, ADEQ – ADEQ’s Volunteer Remediation Program
June 13 – Monthly Meeting at SRP PERA Club – featuring Timothy Thomure, PE, ENV SP, Director, Tucson Water – Drought Contingency Plan
No Meeting in July
August 8 – Monthly Meeting at SRP PERA Club – featuring David Mack, ADOT - The Composition of Roadway-Generated Stormwater in Arizona  

Our Vision

To be Arizona’s leading resource for environmental professionals’ continuing education and the exchange of information and ideas through networking events.

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