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Island, King, Kitsap, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties
Myles Perkins, PE | Unit supervisor
Myles is an engineer with over 10 years of experience in environmental consulting for private and public sectors. He supervises a team of technical assistance providers focused on reducing or eliminating toxic chemical use and industrial waste generation at Washington businesses in the greater Seattle area.
Jenny focuses on the healthcare sector and is instrumental in developing our pharmaceutical waste policies and rulemaking. She has provided pollution prevention assistance to most types of businesses in our northwest region for nearly 20 years.
Working with the healthcare sector and universities to find safer alternatives and establish safer work environments for healthcare providers, researchers, professors, and students.
Colleges and universities
Education: Master’s in environmental engineering from the University of Washington, bachelor’s in earth and planetary science from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a registered Professional Engineer in Washington.
Rob has been a senior professional engineer working on toxics reduction for the past 30 years. Prior to working at Ecology, Rob worked on remediation projects at a national consulting company throughout the United States for four years.
Working with aerospace facilities on their wastewater treatment methods and helping them choose less toxic chemicals in their vapor degreasing operations.
Surface finishing facilities
Bachelor’s in geology from Oregon State University.
Bachelor's in geological engineering from University of Idaho.
Master of Business Administration from City University.
Westley has been involved with environmental regulations since 2019. He provides technical assistance on managing, reducing, and eliminating toxic chemical use and industrial waste generation. He started his career in air quality at the Alabama Dept. of Environmental Management.
Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama.
Gillian has provided pollution prevention outreach since 2018. Before Ecology, Gillian worked at a nonprofit where she built public awareness around pollution prevention, and coordinated marine debris cleanups and community science programs around the Puget Sound.
Bachelor of Arts in Science, Technology and Society from Butler University.
Jason is an engineer with over 20 years of experience in environmental engineering and consulting for private and public sectors. He supervises a team of technical assistance providers focused on reducing or eliminating toxic chemical use and industrial waste generation at Washington businesses.
Industrial process engineering.
Dangerous/hazardous waste regulatory assistance.
RCRA & water quality permitting.
Dangerous and hazardous waste disposal technology.
Master’s degree in Geoscience – Hydrogeological Engineering from Montana Tech of the University of Montana.
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Montana Tech of the University of Montana.
Ifeanyi is a chemical engineer with over six years of experience working in the chemical manufacturing and environmental regulatory sector. He is focused on helping businesses reduce their use of toxic materials and dangerous waste generation.
Working with food and beverage processors to determine resource conservation opportunities (e.g., energy, chemical, and water) and transition toward safer refrigerants.
Greenhouse gas reduction
Bachelor’s in chemical engineering from Nottingham University.
Master’s in chemical engineering from Imperial College London.
Doctorate in engineering management from George Washington University.
Graduate certificate in sustainability from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
He is a certified Lean-Six Sigma Green Belt professional.
Stephanie has two years experience as a technical consultant and a degree in chemical engineering. She focuses on reducing toxic chemical use and the generation of dangerous waste in a variety of businesses.
Bachelor’s in chemical engineering from Ohio State University.
Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Klickitat, Okanogan, and Yakima counties
Greg Caron | Section Manager
Greg has over 20 years of hazardous waste experience and has led our Central Regional Office since 2017. He supervises a team of technical assistance providers and compliance inspectors focused on managing, reducing, or eliminating toxic chemical use and industrial waste generation.
Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in geology and water resources.
Huckleberry Palmer, PE | Toxics reduction engineer
Huckleberry has over 10 years of experience in engineering consulting and environmental regulation in the Pacific Northwest. He is a licensed professional engineer and works with businesses to reduce toxic or environmentally harmful materials in processes, products, and wastes, and to improve natural resource use efficiency.
Pollution prevention technologies
Education: Master’s in environmental engineering from Washington State University
Craig is a chemist with over five years of experience practicing hazard assessment and chemical selection in the private and public sectors. He focuses on finding and evaluating safer chemical options for businesses.
Working on safer alternatives for detergents, metal can liners, thermal receipts, paints and inks, and tires.
Chemical hazard assessment
Cosmetics and body care industry
Doctorate in chemical biology (chemistry) from Cornell University.
Saskia is the safer chemist lead at Ecology. She focuses on building a technically strong and vibrant green chemistry and safer alternatives program across Washington. She works with a team of chemists, regional and national partners, to develop, support, and sustain these efforts.
Green chemistry and sustainable design in higher education and K-12 science