1992 Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering – Mississippi State University
AFFILIATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
- Visible Emission Evaluation Certified
- MDEQ/EPA Air Permitting, Compliance, and NESHAP Implementation Training
- EPA Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions (RMP) Training
RESPONSIBILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1/2017 – Present
Project Manager, Environmental Compliance & Safety, Inc., Jackson, MS
Primarily responsible for air, wastewater, and hazardous waste technical support and project management for compliance and permitting services. Expert in Air Toxics
(MACT, NESHAP, etc.) and RMP Regulations, Title V Permitting, and SMOP Permitting. Specific duties include preparation of air permit applications, emission inventories, annual certifications and semi-annual reports, discharge monitoring reports (DMR), Tier II reporting, and field activities for various projects. Additional responsibilities include monthly client compliance, recordkeeping, and reporting duties; technical report preparation; and interface with regulatory agencies.
10/1998 – 1/2017
Environmental Administrator II, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Jackson, MS
Managed a staff of five engineers while working as the Chief of the New Standards Section of the Air Toxics Branch in the Air Division. Primary responsibilities included managing the staff responsible for the implementation of the National Emission Standards of Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs), the Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions (Risk Management Program), and Air Toxics Monitoring projects. Activities associated with these programs included source identification, industry interaction, regulation review, sample collection and data analysis.
1/1993 – 10/1998
Environmental Engineer In-Training, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Jackson, MS
Responsibilities included facility compliance with air permits, issuance of Title V Operating Permits, implementation activities associated with the Acid Rain Program. Specific duties included facility inspections, application reviews, emission inventory development, and the drafting and eventual issuance of permits.