All About Liquid Deicers - Andover (postponed from Salem 12/3/2019)

Date: 1/30/2020 8:00 AM - 1/30/2020 3:00 PM

Location: Andover Police Department
32 North Main St

Andover, Massachusetts




Class is Postponed due to weather.
Location Changed from Salem to ANDOVER*
*Date Changed from December 3, 2019 to January 30, 2020*

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:

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
Scott Town of Andover
Michael Town of Westford
Joe Town of Wellesley DPW
Mike City of Beverly
Christopher Town of Andover
Chris City of Marlborough
Matt City of Newton
Patrick City of Marlborough
Chris City of Woburn
Denis City of Newton
Joe City of Newton
Chuck Town of Danvers DPW Street
Nelson Town of Wellesley
Ron City of Gloucester
Carlos Town of Andover
fred City of Woburn
James City of Marlborough
Phil City of Beverly
Derek Department of Conservation and Recreation
Tim City of Gloucester
Joseph City of Gloucester
Justin City of Marlborough
Bernard City of Waltham
cody City of Woburn
Max Town of Wellesley
Greg City of Newton
Steve City of Gloucester
Larry DCR-DWSP Wachusett
Paul City of Beverly
Kelvin City of Newton
Devin Town of Wellesley
Frank City of Gloucester
Richard Town of Danvers
Steve Town of Andover
Louis Town of Westford
Bobby Town of Westford
Mark City of Newton
  • 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