Raymond Risden has over 24 years of experience in the environmental testing industry, and currently holds the role of Technical Director at Test America at the Canton, Ohio laboratory. The Effect of the Growth of Facial Hair on Protection Factors for One Model of Closed-Circuit, Pressure-Demand, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. He has over thirty years of experience in analytical chemistry in academic and commercial laboratories. in Chemistry and Ph D in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Bristol, in England. He provides ethics training companywide and implements fraud prevention and detection programs. Frederici is active in numerous Professional Affiliations including the Amerian Council of Independent Laboratories Environmental Data Integrity Initiative, the Institute for National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation, the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference and the Department of Defense Environmental Data Quality Workgroup. His EHS responsibilities include companywide compliance with OSHA safety and EPA's hazardous material handling and waste disposal regulations.
He has held positions in laboratory management, and has extensive experience with organic methods and analysis. His work has involved bringing new perspectives to detection limits, calibration, quality assurance and quality control, and method development. Burrows has received the ACIL Preston Millar Award and TNI Charlie Carter awards. Chair of the Technical Committee of the American Council of Independent Laboratories. Burrows presented on a new procedure designed to determine method detection and quantitation limits at the 2008 National Environmental Monitoring Conference (NEMC) in Washington, DC. Burrows and further developed under his leadership in association with an EPA sponsored Federal Advisory Committee, is intended to replace the current method detection limit (MDL) procedure found in Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations. He has more than 20 professional publications and has been involved in the development of environmental laboratory accreditation regulations/standards through involvement in NELAC, the U. As Test America's Ethics Compliance Officer, he fosters a company cultureof honesty and data integrity by providing ethics training across all business functions and implements fraud prevention and detection programs. Penfold is the Quality Compliance Director for Test America.
His duties include implementing technical best practices, development and improvement of analytical methods, and assisting customers with analytical challenges. Redman served as a Laboratory Director, Sales Director, Marketing Director, and Technical Director for Test America. Redman's technical expertise combined with a detailed understanding of regulatory compliance and other client requirements has driven Test America's 3-fold expansion of its high-resolution GC/MS and LC/MS services. As a Senior Molecular Biologist, he provides consultation to clients in issues related to molecular diagnostics and allergen detection. Her expertise is in fungal taxonomy and microbial ecology. The NELAC Institute (TNI) Radiochemistry Expert Committee member Terry Romanko has 25 years of experience in quality, research, development, and production within the radiochemical field.
From Dioxins to PCB Congeners, Brominated Flame Retardants and other emerging contaminants, Mr. As a senior mycologist, she provides consultation to clients in issues related to mycology. His background includes work in the environmental, radiochemical, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries, including a focus in Operations/Production, Product Development, Quality Control, and Radiation Safety. Romanko earned his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Rice University in Houston, Texas.
As one of Test America’s Corporate Technical Directors, Mr. Methods 1313, 1314, 1315, and 1316 are new methods in SW-846 by the U. He also has experience developing custom cleanup methods to address sample specific interferences. Bruce's duties include investigation and implementation of new technology, process improvement, and leading technical project teams within Test America. He has experience in the analyses of metals by X-ray Fluorescence. Knollmeyer has trained significantly in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) instrumentation, and deployed a field laboratory to test for known anthrax contamination. Knollmeyer's responsibilities also include the operational management of the analytical laboratory and program management staff of the Test America Westfield facility in Massachusetts, including approximately 30 chemists, scientists, and project managers. She has more than 30 years of experience in the environmental testing industry.
Stearns is responsible for the development, validation and implementation of new and modified analytical methodologies; the review of routine and non-routine analytical data for validation purposes; and for the creation of technical documents and analytical polices that are used across the Test America network. Stearns has extensive experience with organic sample analysis and reporting using methodologies found in USEPA SW-846, CLP SOM01.2, SDWA and the TO Compendium of Air Toxic methods encompassing the analysis of water, soil, sediment, and tissue samples for a wide variety of chemical contaminates including pesticide, PCBs, volatile and semi-volatile compounds. Stearns received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science from Johnson State College, Johnson Vermont in 1983. His method development work has involved incremental sampling methodology, mercury, metals speciation and organic extractions. Bruce earned his BS in Chemistry at the University of Mount Union, OH, and his Ph. in Analytical Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati, OH. Bruce has published articles in journals and presented at environmental conferences and symposia over the past 24 years, which include: Dr. Distribution of Deuteromycetes in different soils of Mongolia and their taxonomy. He is responsible for the oversight of the Mobile Laboratory group and the issuance of quotations for Mobile Lab jobs. Knollmeyer is also the Regional Service Center Manager for Test America’s New York State facilities. Knollmeyer earned his BS degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts. She has held positions in Laboratory Management, Project Management and has many years of hands-on experience with chromatography including Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry and High Resolution Mass Spectrometry. Buechler has extensive experience with a wide variety of complex regulatory programs such as Department of Defense, ambient and source air testing, sediments and tissues. in Environmental Biology from Eastern Illinois University and a Masters in Business Administration from Olivet Nazarene University in Kankakee, IL.
Stearns has over 25 years of experience in the environmental laboratory industry including; laboratory operations, laboratory management, analytical method development, Quality Assurance, and development of specialized laboratory analyses. Larry Matko has more than 24 years of experience in the environmental testing industry, and is currently the Technical Director at Test America in Pittsburgh, PA. Matko's technical knowledge and analytical expertise allowed him to implement the Leaching Environmental Assessment Framework (LEAF) methods within Test America. He has led method development and modification projects for both organic and inorganic analyses, which include arsenic speciation, methyl mercury, low-level mercury, vapor space organics, leaching and incremental sampling methodology (ISM). Bruce has been actively involved with the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) committee for ISM, and he is a recipient of the ITRC Industry Recognition Award for his contribution. Timothy Knollmeyer has 21 years of experience in the environmental laboratory industry that includes extensive experience in the analyses of soil, air, and water by Gas Chromatography. Knollmeyer did extensive testing of VOC's, PCB's and TPH in field-deployed laboratories. Idaho Technologies.2000/2001NITON LLC-Certified in radiation safety and monitoring, measurement technology, and machine maintenance of the NITON XRF Spectrum Analyzer 2003Karla Buechler, Corporate Technical Director for Test America, is based in Sacramento, California.Doss has more than 30 years of environmental laboratory experience as a chemist, program manager, technical director, laboratory director and executive manager. in Engineering (Environmental Science) from the University of Oklahoma, a M. Mike Mc Gee has 30 years of experience as an Industrial Hygienist and Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Director. Chapter 9, Old Cemeteries, Arsenic, Health & Safety. These standards identify systematic laboratory procedures to address the variety of complexities and challenges associated with dredged material, sediment and tissue projects, which have a direct impact on project specific data quality objectives.He is renowned for his laboratory expertise in hydrocarbon chemistry, hydraulic fracturing and the crude by rail transportation sector. Doss is a member of numerous technical committees and organizations including the GPA Technical Committee, ASTM subcommittee on Hydraulic Fracturing and several API Rail Standards committees. His experience includes 5 years as an Industrial Hygienist for a heavy equipment manufacturer and 10 years as an Industrial Hygiene Consultant. Mc Gee has extensive experience in NIOSH and OSHA methodology, designing air and wipe sampling surveys, regulatory compliance and environmental laboratory methodology. Mc Gee has been a Certified Industrial Hygienist since 1983. Test America's Program Standards provide the technical framework for our laboratories to deliver the highest levels of scientific and service performance in environmental testing industry.Taryn Mc Knight is a senior air specialist with Test America. John Meade has 25 years of experience in the environmental field including sales of environmental chemical laboratory services, client services, project management, laboratory analysis, field sampling, asbestos abatement, industrial hygiene, consulting, and handling hazardous waste.With over 10 years of environmental experience specializing in the air market, Mrs. Mr Meade's various positions within Test America and its legacy companies have included Sales Manager, Industrial Hygienist, and Asbestos Supervisor.Society of Environmental Toxicologist and Chemists (SETAC) A REVIEW OF THE APPLICABILITY OF VARIOUS ELUTRIATE TESTS AND REFINEMENTS OF THESE METHODOLOGIES Sediments & Tissues Analysis Webinar; Patricia Mc Isaac Rob Patterson has over 24 years of experience in source air emissions and ambient air testing, especially with the EPA and Texas Air Control Board methods of analysis.