1994 – Present
CERTIFIED INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST/OWNER, A.R.C.H. Consulting Group, LLC, Seattle, Washington. Specialized industrial hygiene and environmental hazards consultation services include: corporate health and safety program development and auditing; traditional industrial hygiene services and environmental hazards assessments; indoor air quality investigations; site specific health & safety plans for emergency response & environmental cleanup projects; air permitting and expert witness support and testimony. Clients include longshoring/marine transport corporations; truck, marine, aerospace and consumer product mfgs.; and engineering firms.
1990 – 1994
STAFF ENGINEER AND CHEMIST, Landau Associates, Edmonds, Washington. Assisted with toxicological data acquisition and human health risk assessments; groundwater, sediment, and soil sampling at contaminated sites; assisted with remedial investigations, environmental impact statements, responsible for laboratory liaison and quality assurance data evaluations; determined appropriate analytical methods for detecting constituents of concern, data quality objectives, and detection limit goals; and wrote sample/analysis and health/safety plans.
1993 – 1994
GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Department of Environmental Health, University of Washington (UW). Investigated the correlation between alveolar CO2 levels & organic solvents in expired breath of humans.
1989 – 1990
RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Western Region Hazardous Substance Research Center, Oregon State University. Investigated anaerobic biodegradation of PCBs in New Bedford Harbor sediments. Conducted batch reactor studies under various environmental conditions. Performed GC/ECD and ion chromatography analyses and maintained database for tracking degradation of parent PCBs and formation of metabolites. Developed a model to predict dechlorination pathways for chlorinated organic compounds.
University of Washington, M.S.P.H. in Industrial Hygiene and Safety
Oregon State University, M.S. in Civil Engineering; Environmental Engineering and Analytical Chemistry majors
Southern Oregon State College, B.S. in Chemistry; Biology and Spanish minors
1997 ABIH – Certified Industrial Hygienist, Comprehensive Practice CP7431
American Industrial Hygiene Association; American Board of Industrial Hygiene; NW Chapter – American Industrial Hygiene Association