Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Senior Environmental and Civil Engineer
During his 25 years of environmental and civil engineering experience, Mike has investigated and remediated several sites including the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska and the Indian Island wood preservatives and boat maintenance contamination on Humboldt Bay. In 2019, Mike accepted awards from the Environmental Business Journal and the American Council of Engineering Companies for his work as Project Manager and senior engineer for the rehabilitiation of water, wastewater, and roads infrastructure in the historical Town of Samoa, CA. Mike started at SHN in 1995 as a staff environmental engineer, was eventually promoted to Environmental Services Principal and later to Civil Engineering Principal. In January 2019, Mike became SHN's third CEO since 1979.
Brenda has served as SHN’s Chief Financial Officer since 1999, and is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial aspects of the company. She provides leadership in developing our continuous evaluation of short and long term strategic financial objectives, and provides analyses of budgets, financial forecasts, and reporting for the company. Brenda also oversees the planning, implementing, and administering of our human resources programs, procedures, and benefits in compliance with federal and state labor law and established SHN policies.
Bob has worked for over 25 years to combine community and regional planning with ecological restoration services. He works with both public and private clients, and his experience covers a broad spectrum of planning and environmental projects. He has longstanding working relationships with agency staff and private clients throughout northern California. Bob has taught the NEPA/CEQA course at Humboldt State University since 2009 and has completed management and facilitation training from the National Charrette Institute.
Regional Principal in Redding, Director of Business Development
Corporate Director of Business Development, and Environmental Scientist. Mark has 35+ years of experience as an environmental scientist and project manager for federal and state government entities, private clients and non-profit organizations. He has years of experience and specialized skills in developing and managing large and complex projects that involve stakeholders with multiple specialty disciplines and development goals. Mark has worked in the development of public works, transportation, and commercial and residential development projects that required significant environmental permitting, such as complex NEPA documentation for projects in Oregon, and both NEPA and CEQA documentation in California.
Regional Principal in Willits and Principal Surveyor
Tom has 40+ years of experience providing professional land surveying, engineering and surveying project development, construction and project management, and environmental permitting services throughout northern California. He specializes in developing and managing large scale public works projects, including wastewater treatment and collection, roadway route location and development, utility infrastructure analysis and development and project coordination with environmental resources agencies. Because of Tom’s extensive experience in professional land surveying, construction and project management, infrastructure development and environmental permitting, he has served several municipalities as City Surveyor and City Engineering Director.
Erik has 25+ years of experience in environmental and applied geology and hydrogeology, working with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. His experience includes project management, subsurface investigation, site remediation, plan and procedure development, bid preparation, permitting, and subcontractor selection. He has prepared interpretive reports, preliminary plans, working drawings, construction documents, and cost estimates for assessment and remediation projects. His field experience includes excavation, drilling, soil and groundwater sampling, hydrogeologic interpretation, aquifer characterization, lithologic and geophysical logging, well design and installation, and stormwater compliance. Erik has worked in areas contaminated with VOCs, fuel hydrocarbons, metals, pesticides, radioactive materials, and explosives.
Jared's 10+ years of consulting experience covers engineering, construction management, and inspections. His engineering expertise includes site development and "site civil" services, slope stability analyses, and the design of retaining walls, floating docks, foundations, water tanks, parking lots, and road realignments. He is an expert on hydraulic fracture analyses for horizontal directional drilling operations. Specific specialities include ADA accessibility, municipal utility design, and stormwater mitigation and low impact development.
Regional Principal in Klamath Falls, Senior Civil Engineer
Anders has 25 years of experience in water-related engineering and design/bid/build and alternative delivery projects. His experience covers water resources, wastewater, drinking water, water quality, low impact development (LID), stormwater, environmental restoration, general civil/site design, and regulatory compliance. His areas of expertise are master planning and studies capital improvement planning; utility rate studies; stormwater management, LID design, and industrial stormwater permit compliance; wastewater and water treatment; conceptual, preliminary, and final design for design/bid/build and alternative delivery projects, including CM/GC and design/build; construction observation/management; water quality, hydrologic, and hydraulic modeling; site design; and regulatory compliance.
Gary is a Certified Engineering Geologist with 25+ years of experience, applying Quaternary Geology and geomorphology to geotechnical and geohazard evaluations. He has a wide range of experience in engineering geological analyses pertaining to slope stability, timber harvest impacts, forestland and rural road design and evaluations, and preparation of environmental impact reports. He has particularly strong experience in the identification and mitigation of earthquake-related hazards, and has conducted research-level studies of active faults throughout California, in the central U.S., and in Israel. He is also experienced in field mapping and site investigations for critical facility siting studies.
Regional Principal in Coos Bay, Senior Civil and Environmental Engineer
Ron has more than 35 years of civil and environmental engineering experience with an emphasis on municipal utilities along with structural design. His experience includes project planning, development, design, and construction management of water line, storm and sanitary sewer system, and street/roadway projects. He has also been responsible for structural design and analyses for residential and commercial buildings. Ron has developed a good reputation in successfully completing projects involving multi-jurisdictional and public interests.
Greg has 25+ years experience in the fields of geology, surveying, environmental sciences, hazardous materials, soils, special inspection, and materials testing. He has worked on projects including geologic mapping and interpretation, fault trench interpretation, geotechnical and environmental drill rig operations, field and laboratory techniques, drafting, air photography interpretation, soils descriptions, and civil applications.