Environmental Science Professional with •••••+ years of research, regulation, oil exploration, fund-raising, map creation, writing and cross-cultural teamwork in a fast-paced global environment.
Summary of Qualifications
• Exceptional leader and team player with mentoring skills. • Excellent communicator with oral presentations and writing/publishing experience. • Multi-lingual—fluent in English and Turkish. • Skillfully able to manage and serve cross-cultural teams from many different cultures. • Professional and educational background experience in environmental and oil exploratory mapping. • Successfully balanced •••••+ years of professional public regulatory and private careers. • Flexible self-starter able to readily adapt to new and unique job and personal environments. • •••••+ published articles in various magazines and journals. • Limited federal background security clearance
Selected Career Achievements
Oversight and Regulation • Regulated industrial, municipal and inert landfills throughout North Dakota; oversaw siting and construction of new landfill cells; created technical reports and enforced federal and state environmental statutes, monitored methane and other greenhouse gases and investigated private/public dumping issues. • Consulted with community leaders regarding landfill remediation, siting, design & closure issues.
Technical/Free-Lance Writing and GIS Map Creation • Created detailed technical reports based on federal and state environmental statutes. • Developed scores of GIS-based computerized maps based on real world environments. • Researched and wrote ••••• published articles for scientific and popular journals. • Founded a •••••(c) (3) non-profit scientific organization. • Drafted subsurface geological maps for analyses of hydrocarbon pay zones. • Completed two Masters-level courses in GIS mapmaking & satellite imagery
Educational Counseling/Test Administration • Advised professional military students on career path and coursework options. • Managed student tuition programs and scholastic advancement. • Administered all online course testing, CLEP and other placement testing and military advancement testing.
Non-Profit Organization Creation and Fund-Raising • Founded and led a non-profit organization. • Provided oral presentations and developed non-profit fundraising plans for organizations and individuals over a period of ••••• years.
Teaching, Teamwork and Leadership • Taught in secondary schools, guided students and developed a curriculum. • Motivated teammates in foreign cross-cultural language learning and outreach settings. • Guided communities and individuals in environmental rules and recycling programs. • Trained oilfield geologists on analyses of petroleum hydrocarbon identification.
Environmental Scientist October ••••• to present. North Dakota Department of Health Division of Waste Management Sawyer and Bismarck, ND•••••
Director/Map Creation Specialist June ••••• – August ••••• International Ecological Partnerships Grand Junction, CO
Educational Counselor July ••••• - July ••••• Central Texas College Killeen, TX
Hydrocarbon Well Logger Tooke Engineering, Inc. Casper, WY
Education and Training
Master of Science in Geography ••••• GPA. S.D. State University, Brookings, SD. Bachelor of Arts in Earth Science •••••. Minot State University, Minot, ND Bachelor of Science in Education ••••• GPA. Minot State University, Minot, ND
Specialized Training/Professional Development • Completed ••••• hour OSHA HAZMAT training and certificate, and yearly refresher courses.
Technical Programs • MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Windows •••••/•••••/XP/Vista • GIS ESRI, Inc., ArcView, ArcInfo Map-Making Software