Pinyon Environmental | Specialists and Scientists

Environmental Professionals

Stan Adamitis

CAD Designer


Stan is experienced in Computer Drafting and Design, and is skilled in Autodesk AutoCAD-related software including Microstation and ESRI ArcMap applications. He has experience with preparing survey plans, mapping and developing AutoCAD drawing standards for the production of As-Built drawings. He is highly familiar with shape files and geodatabases and has experience with editing label equations and symbology.

Charley Adams

Senior Project Manager


Charley is a professional geologist and environmental consultant with over 25 years of experience in environmental program management, engineering geology, and mining. He has managed large scale, diverse programs for assessment and remediation of environmental and geologic hazards, conducted multi-site transactional evaluations, and performed design and implementation of hazardous materials remediation projects for a wide range of contaminants in soil and groundwater using mechanical and biological methodologies.

Landon Baker

Environmental Scientist


Landon is an Environmental Scientist with over ten years of experience. He specializes in construction and regulatory compliance, wetland delineation, habitat assessments, Threatened and Endangered Species evaluations, biological field surveys, and state and federal water policy. Landon has worked on permitting, planning, and post-construction restoration for projects that involved over 2,000 miles of linear pipeline.

Garrett Butler

Economist


Garrett is an economist and environmental scientist with experience conducting economic and statistical analyses. His experiences include a blend of economic analysis, environmental resource stewardship, and environmental policy. He also has experience with green building design, regression analysis, economic modeling, wetland reclamation, and environmental education.

Thomas Carr, RPA

Archaeologist


Tom has worked as a professional archaeologist, historic preservation specialist, and photographer in the Rocky Mountain region for over 20 years. He is a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA), a member of the Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists (CCPA), and is permitted by the Colorado Office of the State Archaeologist. He has worked in both the private sector and government, and understands how to balance the various needs of clients to make projects successful.  

Katie Chipman

Environmental Planner


Katie has seven years of experience as an Environmental Planner, Project/Task Manager, and an Environmental Scientist, working primarily on complex NEPA projects. She has spent much of her time working with the National Park Service’s Environmental Quality Division. Katie will support Pinyon’s growing environmental planning and compliance needs.

Jillian Cipriani

Environmental Scientist


Jillian is a project manager that leads projects involving biological resources and documentation preparation under the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA). Jillian has conducted technical evaluations for a variety of NEPA-related resources including hazardous materials, federally listed species, and wetlands.

Scott Fanello, PE

Environmental Engineer


Scott is an environmental engineer with specialized experience in the operation and maintenance of remediation systems, preliminary designs and feasibility studies on water treatment systems, hydrologic modeling, analysis and water contamination evaluation, as well as remediation.

Sean Fallon

Historian


Sean is a historian with four years of experience. He has helped prepare the documentation of historic properties for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). More recently, he worked with United States Department of Interior in Rocky Mountain National Park on numerous projects ranging from development digital interpretation and research tools, providing consultation for native vegetation restoration projects, and preparing NRHP documentation for historic structures in the park.

Deborah Fernandez

Environmental Scientist


Deborah has extensive experience testing air quality for asbestos, lead, silicon, and microbial contaminants. She has overseen large and small remediation projects. She is a Colorado Certified Asbestos Building Inspector (CABI) and Air Monitoring Specialist (AMS).


Jake Fritz

Environmental Scientist


Jake is an environmental scientist trained as a field technician in hazardous material projects and Geographical Information Systems. Jake is also experienced with soil sampling and screening, groundwater monitoring and reporting, surface water sampling, and is proficient in ArcMap10.2, ArcPad, and Surfer 12 software, as well as the use of Trimble GeoXH 6000.

Christopher Funk

Environmental Scientist


Christopher is a Geologist/Environmental Scientist and primarily conducts Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs). He has also worked on projects involving site characterization and remediation, carbonate geology assessments, subsidence assessments, hydrogeological studies, and wetland presence/absence surveys.

Arianne Godwin, PE

Environmental Engineer


Arianne is an environmental engineer with experience in groundwater monitoring and permit compliance at hazardous waste sites throughout the U.S. She has also managed solid waste disposal facilities, completed Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, as well as related field activities.

Tim Grenier, PE

Environmental Engineer


Tim is an environmental engineer with expertise in environmental site assessments and hazardous material surveys. He has completed numerous Materials Management Plans, assisted clients with Colorado Water Quality Control Division permits for de-watering and discharge, completed hydraulic evaluations, as well as Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments.

Kristen Hill

Industrial Hygienist


Kristen is an environmental industry professional with over five years of experience. She specializes in providing environmental services for remediation, sampling, inspections, plan writing, gap analyses, PRP research, and emergency response for clients. Kristen's areas of expertise include providing emergency response plans, PRPs, environmental sampling, quality data, project oversight, and on site experience with state and federal agencies.

Robyn Kullas

NEPA Specialist


Robyn is experienced in providing documentation and assessments for NEPA compliance. Her experience includes providing documentation for Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, and Categorical Exclusions, and specializes in project management and Section 4(f) documentation and clearances.

Dan Hosler

Geologist


Dan joined the Pinyon Due Diligence team and will be conducting Phase I and Phase II assessments. Prior to Pinyon, Dan worked in the oil and gas industry, performing assessments, remediation, and other tasks related to regulatory compliance.

Tim Merlino

Environmental Scientist


Tim has experience working as an environmental scientist on wildlife and natural resource management projects, as well as on oversight of asbestos-contaminated soil removal projects. His experience includes: threatened and endangered vegetation monitoring, migratory bird and raptor monitoring, ornithological surveys, and invasive beetle surveys.

Korby Mintken

Environmental Scientist


Korby is an environmental scientist with experience in brownfields, underground storage tank removal, groundwater monitoring, asbestos surveys, noise analysis, and water and sediment sampling. He is a skilled and experienced field scientist for biological resources.

Ryan Passarelli

Environmental Scientist


Ryan has worked in the Industrial Hygiene industry for ten and a half years. His experience includes AMS soil inspections, HUD surveys along with clearances, building inspections, mold inspections, radon testing, meth lab screenings, and chemical recycling.

Chris Rolison, PE

Environmental Engineer


Chris has civil and environmental engineering experience providing permitting, planning, design, construction monitoring, and remediation services. He prepares stormwater management plans (SWMPs), Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans, conducts waste water permitting and compliance, and radon mitigation design.

Matt Santo

Biologist


Matt is experienced in biological and vegetative surveys, wildlife species assessments, wetland delineations, GIS and GPS mapping and NEPA documentation. He has conducted numerous biological assessments for threatened and endangered species, sensitive species, vegetation, weed, and wetlands throughout the western states.

Chuck Schrader,
PhD., RLA

Biologist/Landscape Architect


Chuck has 30 years of professional experience in environmental planning and design. His focus is on environmental assessment; resource protection and restoration; and ecological planning, design, and construction. Chuck’s consulting experience includes work on larger, more complex design-build projects for CDOT as well as numerous smaller environmentally sensitive projects with local municipalities.

Steven Sutherland, RG, PG, CEM

Hazardous Materials Manager/Geologist


Steven has extensive experience in waste determinations, remediation, and hazardous waste management sites. He also has experience in brownfields management and investigations and emergency response for hazardous materials spills.

Chase Taylor

Environmental Scientist


Chase provides expertise in environmental planning, conducting biological and ecological surveys, Endangered Species Act studies, and natural resource compliance. Chase specializes in ecological and biological resources, with an emphasis in threatened and endangered species, invasive species, migratory birds, large mammals, and habitat restoration.

Rachel Tometich

Environmental Scientist


Rachel conducts environmental assessments and remediation associated with hazardous materials. Her experience includes drilling oversight, groundwater sampling, Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), XRF sampling. She also develops Health and Safety Plans (HASPs).

Kathryn Turner

Environmental Scientist


Kate assists with the preparation of documents in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act for local, state, and federal clients. She has prepared documents for Categorical Exclusions (CatExs) and Environmental Assessments (EAs).

Liz Walker

Historian


Elizabeth is an experienced historic researcher and interpretive consultant. She has assisted and consulted on historic resources and conducted historical studies in various cultural and geographical areas.

Corinne Wardell

Environmental Engineer


Corinne is focused on project management, engineering design of remediation systems, and petroleum and chlorinated solvent site remediation. She has contributed on a variety of technical projects including engineering evaluation work plans, cost estimates, and site investigations.

Leslie Watson

NEPA Specialist


Leslie Watson has more than 25 years of experience with natural resource management, the NEPA process, and stakeholder management. She has conducted biological surveys for noxious weed and invasive plant species, and prepared biological assessments and evaluations. Leslie developed strategic plans to support projects prior to the start of scoping, facilitated public meetings, and developed alternatives for complex and controversial projects.

Elly Weber

Biologist/Environmental Scientist


Elly has experience in wetland delineations, biological resource evaluations, stormwater management, regulatory compliance, environmental audits, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures plans, groundwater monitoring, and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act corrective actions. She is also a key member of Pinyon’s QA/QC team.

Sabrina Williams

Air Quality/Noise Specialist


Sabrina has extensive experience performing technical studies related to air quality and has been formally trained in noise modeling. She assists in the preparation and review of NEPA documents.