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Zach Harding QSTI, Environmental Scientist

Zach joined the Source Testing group at Bison in 2017. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with concentrations in Management and Marketing from Carroll College. Zach has three years of experience as a project manager and is certified by the Source Evaluation Society as a Qualified Individual in the performance of source testing. Zach performs air emissions testing in accordance with EPA methods for both compliance and engineering purposes for a variety clients. He has led projects in Title V compliance testing, Boiler MACT, PC-MACT, Subparts JJJJ/ZZZZ engine testing, FTIR instrumentation and relative accuracy

Aug 7, 2017|0 Comments

Rhonda Wadington Project Scientist

Rhonda began working for EEMC in 1983 and for Bison in 2015. As a Project Scientist for Bison/EEMC, she manages protocol and report production and provides quality control oversight that ensures continued STAC certification. Rhonda has a BS in Environmental Science with emphasis on Chemistry from Grand Canyon University. While at EEMC, Rhonda has worked in all areas of the business with a focus in field testing, analyzing source data, and providing quality reports to customers. Rhonda initiated company migration to computerized systems, developed data analysis spreadsheets and standardized reporting formats as required by various agencies. She

Jul 21, 2017|0 Comments

Matthew Nurimba QSTI, Environmental Scientist/Tucson Team Lead

Matt has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Science and Biological Science minor from the University of California, Irvine. He joined Bison in their Tucson office in 2015 after working as a project supervisor for AirKinetics, Inc. located in Orange County, California. As the Tucson office lead tester, Matt has been managing source testing projects for a variety of sources including cement plants, mobile asphalt plants, refineries, power generating stations, smelters, etc. Matt has several years’ experience in wet bench chemistry analyses, CEMS, test protocol development, field sampling, project deployment and QA/QC. Matt will work with

Jul 21, 2017|0 Comments

Mark Severson P.E., Arizona Branch Manager

Mark rejoined Bison Engineering in 2015 after 20 years in the mining and mineral processing industry. He is responsible for business development activities in the Arizona region and for managing Bison/EEMC services in the Tucson office. Mark is a Professional Engineer with a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology. During his career, Mark has worked in Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Alaska, California, and Australia. In his various engineering, managing, and global advising roles, Mark managed operational compliance with state, federal, and international environmental regulations. Compliance was achieved through right-sized assurance processes,

Jul 21, 2017|0 Comments

Karen Malmgren Administrative Assistant

Karen joined Bison in 2015 and has over twenty years’ experience as a clerical professional. She supports the protocol/report writing group and the Source Testing group in the Tucson office. Karen manages all client paperwork and maintains the Source Testing group’s records and certifications. Karen assists in the writing of protocols/reports and provides quality assurance in the report writing process. She supports Tucson staff with financial, personnel, administrative and marketing tasks as needed. She previously worked for Energy and Environmental Measurement Corporation (EEMC) beginning in March 2014 as an Administrative Assistant. She is certified in Dangerous Goods

Jul 21, 2017|0 Comments

John Bustin Environmental Technician

John became an employee of Bison in 2015. John is based at the Tucson office and has three years of source testing experience. He prepares the mobile lab for testing trips and assists with method train setups, field measurements, mixing of chemicals, testing and demobilization. He also manages the shop, maintains the test gas supply inventory and assures proper maintenance of the testing probes, meter boxes, pumps, and all other test equipment. He previously worked for EEMC beginning in 2014 after 32 years of aerospace and defense experience in production control, warehousing and logistics. John is certified

Jul 21, 2017|0 Comments

Jodi LunsfordReport Writer

Jodi joined Bison in 2015. She has Jodi has a BA in Art from California State University, Long Beach. Jodi primarily compiles and writes protocols and emissions test reports in compliance with state and federal requirements. Since 2013, Jodi has occasionally assisted the Source Testing group with testing at a variety of industries. She joined the Tucson office of Energy and Environmental Measurement Corporation (EEMC) in 2012 as a report writer. Previously she was a Photogrammetric Analyst working for open face mines and land developers. Jodi is certified in Dangerous Goods Shipping, 40 Hr. Hazardous Waste Operations

Jul 21, 2017|0 Comments

Joanne SufiE.I., Q.I., Staff Engineer

Joanne joined Bison in 2015. Joanne has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa. She has Groups 1 and 2 QSTI certification and is an Engineer in Training. Joanne divides her time between the Source Testing group and the Reporting group. She began work for EEMC in 2008 as a report writer and gradually gained field experience. Her previous engineering experience was in computer software development with additional experience in process engineering for television manufacturing and R&D. Joanne is certified in the following:  10 Hr. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training, Visible Emissions

Jul 21, 2017|0 Comments

Zach Harding QSTI, Environmental Scientist

Zach joined the Source Testing group at Bison in 2017. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with concentrations in Management and Marketing from Carroll College. Zach has three years of experience as a project manager and is certified by the Source Evaluation Society as a Qualified Individual in the performance of source testing. Zach performs air emissions testing in accordance with EPA methods for both compliance and engineering purposes for a variety clients. He has led projects in Title V compliance testing, Boiler MACT, PC-MACT, Subparts JJJJ/ZZZZ engine testing, FTIR instrumentation and relative accuracy test

Jul 21, 2017|0 Comments

Erica ShuhlerP.E., Project Engineer

Erica joined Bison in 2014. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, a minor in Biochemistry, and a Master of Science in Soils from Montana State University, and a Master of Arts in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Montana. She is a registered Professional Engineer in Montana and Washington. As a project engineer, Erica works with clients in preparing pre-construction permit applications and modifications, annual emission inventories, compliance audits and certification reports, control technology analyses, operation and maintenance plans, Title V and PSD permit applications, air dispersion modeling, and compliance databases. She would

Jul 21, 2017|0 Comments