From March 1993 to May 2002 I worked a the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Department of Toxic Substances Control. See below for details of my work at DTSC:

Northern California Pollution Prevention Coordinator        1999-2002

•Created new program to assist local governments in integrating source reduction/ pollution prevention into their day-to-day activities with long-term goal of reducing the use of toxic industrial chemicals.

Local Agency Training Coordinator       1996-1999

•Coordinated training for staff from 69 local agencies statewide, covering implementation of six delegated hazardous waste and hazardous materials inspection and enforcement programs

•Coordinated development of training curriculum; managed $280,000 of training funds annually.

Hazardous Waste Inspector                    1993-1996

•Regulatory program implementation: co-managed staff of 15 inspectors; organized information-gathering and tracking, industry outreach; broad jurisdiction with region spanning urban and rural, industrial and agricultural sectors; RCRA and non-RCRA inspection and enforcement