*POSTPONED* All About Liquid Deicers - Salem

Date: 12/3/2019 8:00 AM - 12/3/2019 3:00 PM

Location: Salem City Hall Annex
98 Washington St

Salem, Massachusetts




Class is Postponed due to weather. Will be rescheduled to a later date. 

Course Description

“All About Liquids” This class will walk you through the process for setting up an effectively implementing a liquid anti-icing program. Expert speakers will share valuable real world experience and knowledge.

Target Audience

This workshop will benefit individuals, from equipment operators to selectmen, who are involved in the treatment and decision making processes for roadway deicing.


Mike Smith
Michael Smith is the Baystate Roads Technical Training Specialist. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he developed and implemented modern road maintenance techniques. Mike can be reached at: mdsmith@umass.edu.

Marc Valenti
Marc is currently the Manager of Operations for the Lexington Dept. of Public Works in Massachusetts. During his tenure at Lexington, the Town has been able to transform their winter liquid operation to one that mirrors some of the best around the country. 

Kevin Collins 
Kevin is the General Foreman for the Town of Wellesley Highway Division. He has been with the DPW for 27 years and is responsible for the daily scheduling and operations for the Highway Division to include streets, sidewalks, drainage, and the snow and ice program. Kevin got involved in liquids in 2003 and still learns more each season. 

Shane Mark
Shane is the Director of Streets, for the City of Newton.

7:30 am Registration/8:00 am Class


First Name Affiliation
Andrew City of Salem
Andrew City of Salem
Scott Town of Andover
Michael Town of Westford
Mike City of Beverly
Christopher Town of Andover
Chris City of Woburn
Chuck Town of Danvers DPW Street
Ron City of Gloucester
Carlos Town of Andover
fred City of Woburn
Phil City of Beverly
Joseph City of Gloucester
cody City of Woburn
Steve City of Gloucester
Paul City of Beverly
Frank City of Gloucester
Richard Town of Danvers
Steve Town of Andover
Louis Town of Westford
Tony City of Gloucester
Bobby Town of Westford
  • Kevin Collins
    General Foreman at Town of Wellesley
  • Shane Mark
    Director of Streets at City of Newton
  • Michael Smith
    Technical Training Specialist at UMTC UMass Amherst
  • Marc Valenti
    Highway Supt. at Town of Lexington