TREE Team

Team Members from Ecology Programs


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Sanjay Barik

Water Quality Program
Central Regional office
Technical Unit Manager
Phone: 509.454.4247

Education

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering
Master of Science in Chemistry
Master of Business Administration

License

Professional Engineer, Washington

Brief Background

Municipal and industrial wastewater treatment. Chemistry and geochemistry.


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Tony Cooper, PE

Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program
Southwest Regional Office
Environmental Engineer
Phone: 360.407.6338

Research, engineering analysis, and onsite assessments to identify opportunities for efficiency and effectiveness in industrial processes, primarily focusing on minimizing waste stream discharges and energy usage.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

License

Professional Engineer, Washington

Brief Background

  • Professionally licensed chemical engineer with more than ten years of applying continuous improvement and lean manufacturing methods in a variety of industrial sectors: aerospace, prepreg composites, biofuels, semiconductor manufacturing, steel and aluminum fabrication/finishing, traditional and closed fiberglass molding, and protective surface coatings.
  • Creative, flexible, innovative, results-oriented Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with verified economic savings and environmental benefits using a problem-solving approach focused on root cause analysis.
  • Proficient in using ultrasonic compressed air leak detectors, fluid flow meters, infrared imaging, and data loggers to improve industrial energy efficiency.

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Dan Ferguson

Water Quality
Central Regional Office
Environmental Engineer
Phone: 509.457.7108

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Masters of Science in Civil Engineering

License

Professional Engineer, Washington (Chemical Engineering)


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Guy Hoyle-Dodson, PE

Water Resources
Dam Safety Hydrology and Hydraulics Engineering
Headquarters
Environmental Engineer
Phone: 360.407.6451

Research/engineering analysis of production processes to identify cost effective efficiencies in water, material, and energy usage with the goal to improve waste treatment systems and minimize waste stream discharges.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Theatre Arts

License

Professional Engineer, Washington

Brief Background

Experience performing comprehensive NPDES compliance and efficiency analyses of industrial and municipal waste water treatment plants; conducting Total Maximum Daily Load studies of 303d listed river systems; performing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses of dam break flood inundation, reviewing engineering designs for dam safety compliance, and inspecting dams for structural integrity and operational effectiveness.


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Mike Lynch

Spill Prevention, Preparedness, and Response
Headquarters
Marine Transportation Safety Specialist
Phone: 360.407.7482

Research and onsite assessments to improve process efficiency. Human and organizational factors specialist.

Education

Master of Marine Affairs
Bachelor of Science in Meteorology and Oceanography

License

Merchant Marine License, Master, 1600 gross tons, Oceans
Second Mate, Unlimited, Oceans

Brief Background

Experience in investigating spills (and near-spills) and analyzing systems, physical and management, for the purpose of developing pollution prevention recommendations.


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Emily Orme

Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program
Headquarters
Communications Consultant
Phone: 360.407.6979

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Brief Background

Experience using social marketing strategies and tools to promote waste prevention to businesses and citizens. Skilled at coordinating communication efforts, writing, and publication design.


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Madeline Wall, PE

Waste 2 Resources
Northwest Regional Office
Environmental Engineer
Phone: 425.649.7015

Research and engineering analysis of opportunities to reduce wastes and increase efficiency in industrial processes.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health

License

Professional Engineer, Washington

Brief Background

Experience in solid waste facility engineering, environmental site assessment, sample collection and data analysis, soil and groundwater remediation, and hazardous waste regulation.


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Ginger Wireman

Nuclear Waste Program
Community Outreach & Environmental Education Specialist
Phone: 509.372.7935

Education

MS Environmental Studies, Communications and Education Emphasis, Cal State Fullerton, 1996
BA Communications, Advertising, Cal State Fullerton, 1990

Brief Background

Ms. Wireman has served in the Nuclear Waste Program at Ecology educating the public about Hanford cleanup, especially groundwater cleanup and protecting the Columbia River. She volunteers on various sustainability projects outside of work.


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