Transformational leader with great knowledge of the Environmental, Safety and Health (EHS) area with over 16 years experience. Environmental Management System ISO Std 14001 coordinator/auditor for over seven years, first qualified coordinator/auditor since inception of the program. Conducted the first-ever internal audit at the installation, met deadline set by federal government. Briefed findings from audits (internal/external) at cross-function team meetings and to wing leadership, tracked all discrepancies to closure.
ever air sampling strategy for E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning &
Control Systems; able to purchase calibration gas locally, saved the Air Force
deployment rotation health risk data exposure form, annotated all exposures
protected over 5,000 deployed personnel.
over 125 enlisted members to selection for promotion and awards with
17 years' supervisory experience. Conducted first-ever joint Environmental Health Site Assessment report while
deployed to Balad AB, IRAQ; annotated/classified all hazards to all personnel.
Total asset manager with multi-disciplined skills and ability to quickly adapt in diverse environments. Articulate communicator and facilitator whose candor and integrity will deliver "bottom line" solution sets necessary to achieve desired outcomes. Self-motivated; able to pursue projects to completion while managing other responsibilities.
Tactical risk manager who negotiates bureaucratic, legal, contractual and ethical mine fields to successful completion of the mission-focused plan.
Effective team leader
Strong verbal communicator
Data interpretation and analysis
Senior Physical Scientist 06/2009 to CurrentUS Air ForceWhiteman Air Force Base, MO
Prepared briefings for cross-functional team meetings.
Educated contractor personnel on environmental standards for each applicable projects.
Properly managed four (3 credit card/1 check) different environmental accounts for office, created/matched orders for monthly reports and annual audits.
Reviewed and edited correspondence for all environmental plans and meeting minutes prior to submission for signature.
Served as the principal environmental representative for all emergency response matters, training and clean-up related.
Monitored multiple databases, kept track of all environmental data (14 areas) and 6 permits.
Led cross-functional teams to develop aspect inventory and action plans.
Audited all 17 areas of the ISO Standard 14001 program elements per year and offered recommendations for improvements.
Bolstered Environmental Management System program; briefed at wing meetings and enlisted leadership support attuned to program.
Trained over 200 personnel on environmental assessment checklists; responsibilities/requirements met.
Trained 10 different shops on Air permit requirements; ensured personnel aware of their requirements.
Developed Environmental Management System pamphlet for base distribution to increase program awareness (ISO Std 14001).
Utilized unit training managers to boost required base environmental training statistics; percentage trained increased by over 70%.
Conducted installation's 1st-ever Environmental Management System internal audit; coordinated with applicable agencies and provided/briefed report to base leadership.
Ensured base was in full conformance by 2009 deadline, met Air Force & ISO Std 14001 requirements.
Maintained/administered environmental database/SharePoint site for entire flight of over 50 personnel.
Consolidated 30 facility construction permits; eliminated unnecessary tracking requirements.
Managed Air Quality programs and permits; ensured all deadlines met, no Notices of Violations.
Maintained and operated the Environmental Quality Data Calls for entire base (twice a year), gathered all required data from applicable agencies; ensured all deadlines were met.
Superintendent, Bioenvironmental Engineering10/2005 to 02/2009US Air ForceWhiteman Air Force Base, MO
Delivered risk communication and occupational health support to Air Force personnel for
all environmental and occupational health programs.
Revived Balad AB air sampling
program; collected 100+ samples for Dioxin/Furans from burn pit,
utilized results for inclusion in personnel medical records.
Balad deployment health risk data exposure form, annotated all exposures;
protected over 5,000 deployed personnel.
over 500 activity assessments; quantified physical/chemical hazards for all chemical and physical agents and recommended controls, safeguarded base
populace of over 6,000.
recommended safety equipment such as hearing protection and respirators were
available to employees; monitored the use of such equipment to ensure
proper fit and protection.
physicians' reports/conducted worker studies; determined whether disease/illness
Prepared and reviewed
specifications and orders for purchase of safety equipment, ensuring that
proper features are present and that items conformed to health and safety
Conducted first-ever joint Environmental Health Site Assessment report while
deployed to Balad AB, IRAQ; annotated/classified all hazards personnel
were exposed to, report sent to headquarters.
Team player, joined forces with the Army taught Air
Emissions block for Field Sanitation Team training in deployed location.
Organized comprehensive WVA; identified
risks; briefed/coordinated WVA to FPWG/ITWG
tower contamination (HAPSITE); co-developed sampling plan/coordinate w/base
Point of Contact for OSHA Voluntary Protection Program visit; encapsulated Air Force wingman
and Air Force Smart Operations 21 concepts base wide.
Guided office of 12 technicians on completion of over 80 special
surveys; reduced overdue surveys by 50%.
Surveyed 1,380 industrial
specific operations ensured
compliance with laws/sustained healthy
where a workers refused to work in hazardous environment and determined how best to eliminate applicable hazards.
Superintendent, Medical Operations Squadron02/2004 to 02/2005US Air ForceWhiteman Air Force Base, MO
Managed activities of 150 military, civilians & contract
medical personnel over eight diverse flights.
comprehensive enlisted force management reviews focused on efficiency,
productivity, teamwork, morale, self-analysis, and strategic insight which
focused outcomes on mission effectiveness and improved readiness statistics.
125 enlisted members to selection for promotion and awards.
Project officer for Health Service Inspection; provided occupational health program executive oversight.
Implemented the publication and transmission of Squadron Commander's weekly roll
call notes to over 200 personnel.
Monitored trends for over 200 personnel, briefed commander on any adverse issues/concerns.
Superintendent, Medical Support Squadron02/2003 to 02/2004US Air ForceWhiteman Air Force Base, MO
Managed team of over 80 medical professionals.
Served as mentor to over 50 enlisted team members.
Monitored patient complaints, ensured all complaints were handled with care and empathy.
Participated in unit based Quality Assurance Program.
Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensured required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Advised section leadership on organizational policy matters and recommend needed changes.
Monitored squadron for adverse trends and briefed findings to commander.
Education and Training
M.S: Occupational Safety & HealthColumbia Southern UniversityOccupational Safety & Health
B.S: Occupational Safety & HealthColumbia Southern UniversityOccupational Safety & Health