P.O. Box 93478
Las Vegas, NV 89193-3478
B.S., Developmental and Cellular Biology, minor in Social Services
University of Nevada, Reno, 1987
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency/National Exposure Research Division, Las Vegas
Environmental Research Scientist
Development of solid phase extraction procedures for pesticides. Research chemist performing method development to analyze for organotins utilizing capillary electrophoresis and ion trap mass spectrometry.
Project Manager of the Underground Storage Tank Program
Management of research, development and evaluation of monitoring parameters for groundwater, develop techniques for screening of soil & water and development of monitoring methods, and development of advanced instrumentation for spectroscopic determination of organic compounds. Collection, compilation, and evaluation of results from field monitoring UST projects. Performance of all budgets and various paperwork for initiation, continuance, and completion of projects for contracts, Co-ops and IAGs.
1989-1990 FiberChem, Inc.
Research and development of fiber optic chemical sensor for environmental applications. Development of quality control programs for hydrocarbon and trichloroethane sensors and research SOPs.
Las Vegas Valley Water District
Performance of routine inorganic water analysis, including wet, physical, instrumental, and colormetric analysis. Organic analysis of herbicides and pesticides as well as analysis of trihalomethanes by means of both purge & trap and Hall/FID gas chromatography.
- 12 EPA Published Reports
- Seven peer-reviewed journal articles
- Three published conference proceedings
- 10 oral conference presentations
Other significant work:
- EPA method (under review): LC/MS speciation of organotins in biomedia
- Determination of organotins which contaminated the drinking water supply in South Carolina resulting in the identification of the responsible (polluting) parties