BA of Communications, California State University, Chico, 1988
Forensic Analytical Consulting Services and Hazard Management Services, Inc. (FACS/HMS) 2017-Present
Set up training program and acquired accreditations and certifications to conduct asbestos and lead courses at FACS. Currently Director of Training and the principal instructor for FACS/HMS.
Hazard Management Services, Inc. – 1984 to 2018
Conducted abatement work for two years, then, along with the company, became an asbestos consultant. Since 1986, consulted on asbestos, lead, mold, and other hazards surveys, written project specifications, monitored, cleared and documents remediation projects. Purchased the company and became President in 2001. Was President, CEO and Director of Training from 2007 to 2018.
UC Berkeley Extension and Center For Occupational and Environmental Health – 1994 to 2017
Started as a guest instructor at the UC Berkeley Extension in 1994. Continued as a full instructor with the program when it moved from the UC Berkeley Extension to the UC Berkeley Center For Occupational and Environmental Health in the early 2000s.
Took over as Director of Training for Asbestos and Lead Courses at UC Berkeley’s Center for Occupational and Environmental Health in 2015. Helped move these courses to FACS/HMS in 2017, while remaining as an instructor and as Director of Training.
Work with Regulatory Agencies and Politicians
Helped California State Licensing Board establish the C-22 license for asbestos abatement contractors. Commented and presented on Cal/OSHA changes to their lead in construction and general industry standards. Work with CA Senator Monning’s legislative staff on bringing the Federal EPA’s Lead Renovation Repair and Painting rule into California jurisdiction.