PhD University of Texas at Austin, Geosciences
MS University of Texas at San Antonio, Civil Engineering
MS University of Arizona at Tuscon, Geosciences
BS Arizona State University at Tempe , Geology
Meteorology certificate, Texas A&M
Project management; contracting experience in federal govt-BLM, USFS, USAF, private environmental engineering firms
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
Federal Contracting Experience
US Air Force-Project Manager, Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR), Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for worldwide-ID/IQ environmental contracts; CONUS and OCONUS projects (individual task orders $50K to $1M+)
National Environmental Engineering firms-Project Manager, Environmental Services Manager, Senior Technical Project Manager, Sr. Environmental Scientist; DoD environmental and compliance projects world-wide; (CONUS, AK, HI, Greenland, Japan, Okinawa, So. Korea, Guam) (individual task orders $5K to $1M+)
US Forest Service-Zone Planning Staff Officer Tongass National Forest-Project Manager, COR for National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) projects; COR Level II
Bureau of Land Management-Field Manager, Assoc. District Manager in (AZ,, CO, CA, NV) COR (other-line officer responsible for MOUs, Grants, Cooperative Agreements)
Bureau of Land Management — Associate District Manager/Field Manager,
Federal lands manager in Colorado, Arizona, California, and Nevada. Decision authority on National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents, documentation of NEPA adequacy (DNA), categorical exclusions (CER) and categorical exclusion for oil and gas development (CX (section 390)). Directly involved in local, state, and public communications as a BLM representative. BLM Agency Administrator on wildland fires. Planned and executed budgets and programs. Hiring official. Third line supervisor, staffing level 100+ at geographically separated units.
US Forest Service — Planning Program Manager (NEPA)/staff officer
Zone NEPA Planner, Tongass National Forest, Alaska. Authored and managed preparation of Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), Environmental Assessments (EA) and Categorical Exemptions (CE). Supervised small staff (11) at two work centers.
Private Sector Contracting
Cherokee Nation Management and Consulting Services —Senior Environmental Scientist
NEPA project planning support – Environmental Impact Analysis Process (IAP) at JBSA San Antonio to include EIS and EA preparation and management, completion of Environmental Baseline Surveys for property transfer (Phase I EA), and categorical exclusion documentation.
Roy F. Weston, Inc. (Weston Solutions) — Senior Technical Project Manager
Environmental project manager for Air Force Civil Engineering Center (AFCEC) worldwide ID/IQ environmental engineering contracts.
Pacific Environmental Services (now p/o MACTEC) — Office Manager and Project Manager
Office manager of Pacific Environmental Services, San Antonio, Texas. Project manager for worldwide DoD ID/IQ environmental task orders.
US Air Force (retired military) (4.5 yrs COTR)
Armstrong Laboratory (last assignment) — Chief (Officer-in-Charge) Air Quality Branch and Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR) for Armstrong Laboratory (Brooks AFB, San Antonio, TX) managing Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence (AFCEE) worldwide ID/IQ contracts – Title V and NEPA. Environmental projects domestic and overseas (Japan, Okinawa, South Korea, Greenland, Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam).
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