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H2E Staff

Chris Ewert - President

Mr. Ewert is a dynamic leader with over 16 years' experience in the environmental regulatory compliance industry. He has served in numerous roles ranging from field technician to project manager to chief operations officer for multiple environmental consulting firms. Mr. Ewert’s wide range of project experience in the area of environmental regulatory compliance makes him an extremely valuable asset to any project where an environmental regulatory aspect exists.

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Robert Gilson - Vice President\Gillette, WY Office Manager

Mr. Gilson start his career as an environmental regulatory and compliance consultant to the oil and gas industry in 2007. Starting as a field technician, he consistently performed beyond expectations and quickly advanced to hold roles as an Environmental Professional, Project Manager, Business Unit Manager, and eventually joined H2E as Vice President. Mr. Gilson’s experience, knowledge and dedication make him a valuable asset to ensuring permitting and compliance projects are successful for our clients.

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Stephen Hockett - Project Manager/CO Office Manager

Steve Hockett is an oil and gas environmental and regulatory compliance project manager. He ensures environmental and regulatory compliance for oil and gas operators in the Rocky Mountain region from the well pad planning stages through final reclamation by providing project management and program development. He has experience working directly with COGCC, CDPHE, WOGCC, WDEQ, EPA, and the BLM.  Mr. Hockett has over 10 years of experience in the energy industry working for the US Department of Energy, the National Renewable Energy Lab, and for oil and gas environmental compliance consulting companies.

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Justin Sarvis - Project Manager/Environmental Scientist

Mr. Sarvis is a dynamic member of the H2E team. He has a B. S. degree in Wildlife and Fisheries but has predominantly focused on regulatory compliance for oil and gas operations in the Rocky Mountain Region. He has experience in preparing all aspects of SPCC plans, oil and gas air permitting, state specific storm water compliance and Phase I ESA's. Mr. Sarvis is proficient with electronic field data collection and excels in the role of Environmental Scientist and Project Manager at H2E.

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Emily Martinez, P. E.- Director of Environmental Engineering and Compliance

Emily Martinez is an environmental scientist with six years of combined educational and professional experience in research and environmental consulting. Her education focused heavily on Water Resources and Environmental Quality including many projects on the hydrology of South Dakota and the water quality challenges faced in the West Dakota District.

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Becky Morris, Ph.D. - Environmental Scientist

Dr. Morris is a seasoned environmental scientist in the environmental regulatory compliance industry and has six years of experience in the field of veterinary toxicology. She has an extensive knowledge of the effects contaminants can have in both terrestrial and aquatic environments, as well as the potential for impacts on aquatic, domestic and wildlife species. Her toxicology background provides a unique asset in the environmental regulatory compliance industry. Past roles in this area have ranged from field technician to project manager to Wyoming Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WYPDES) monitoring supervisor.

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Michael Shaffron, P. E. - Environmental Professional

Mr. Shaffron is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 15 years of environmental and process engineering experience in the Oil & Gas industry. He has extensive experience in environmental permitting and compliance, including air emissions permitting of Oil & Gas Upstream Production and Midstream Processing facilities. Mr. Shaffron has also managed SPCC, LDAR, and Waste Management programs.

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Sara Mason - Environmental Professional

Mrs. Mason is a highly experienced Environmental Professional with over 11 years working as an environmental consultant on projects throughout Wyoming and Colorado. She has a vast knowledge of permitting for coal bed methane and traditional oil and gas operations. She has prepared and successfully obtained over 300 permit applications through five regulatory agencies. Mrs. Mason is experienced with state reporting including the WYPDES discharge monitoring reports, as well as agricultural use permit reporting (i.e. soil and crop). She is a seasoned Project/ Client Manager and provides a level of expertise required to ensure complex permitting projects are successful.

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Travis Groves - Environmental Scientist (LDAR Specialist)

Paul Smidt - Environmental Scientist

Mr. Smidt has been a highly motivated member of H2E's Team since January of 2017.  Paul has enthusiastically pursued opportunities in leadership roles in a wide range of environmental projects. Mr. Smidt has proven to be a committed and valued member of the H2E Team through his remarkable work ethic, flexibility, eagerness to learn, and dedication to continual improvement. Mr. Smidt strives to maintain the integrity, expertise, and qualifications necessary to meet and exceed the needs of H2E and our clients.

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Michael Berdeaux E.I.T. - Environmental Scientist

Mr. Berdeaux is an environmental scientist, E.I.T. chemical engineer, and FAA and TOPs level 2 certified remote pilot with four years of combined experience in environmental consulting, project management and manufacturing engineering. Michael has experience in automated drone surveying, orthomosaic generation, SPCC, air permitting, facility and construction permits, process modeling and chemical manufacturing.  Mr. Berdeaux has assisted in the creation of H2E’s UAS program and performs regular auditing in compliance with H2E’s TOPs level 2 service provider certification.

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Nathan Wilson - Environmental Scientist/GIS & CAD Technician

Mr. Wilson is a very active member of the H2E team. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in geoscience, with an emphasis in environmental sciences, and gained GIS certification from Minnesota State University of Moorhead. Mr. Wilson is an experienced field technician for H2E, managing SPCC and SWMP programs for various upstream oil & gas operators. He is also one of H2E's technical specialists with expertise involving Auto CAD, ESRI's ArcGIS Suite, Visio, and other technical programs used in the environmental field. Mr. Wilson also has experience in conducting environmental analysis for several coal mines in north central North Dakota. Responsibilities ranged from wildlife and vegetative surveys, to post-mining environmental inspections.

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H2E Technicians:

Alyssa Hintz - Environmental Technician (LDAR Specialist)

Colin Martin - Environmental Technician

DeAna Toribio - Environmental Technician

Drake Shepit - Environmental Technician

John Jarding - Environmental Technician

Luke Paulson - Environmental Technician

Teresa Malson - Environmental Technician

Travis Bieber - Environmental Technician (LDAR Specialist)

Additional Staff

H2E employees additional part time, support staff, interns, and/or seasonal employees.