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tab_left David M. Nyman, PE, Principal Engineer tab_right
nyman
Education
M.S. Civil Engineering
B.S. Civil Engineering

Professional Registration
Registered Professional Engineer, Alaska: CE-7794
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Mr. Nyman is a lifelong Alaskan resident with 25 years of Alaska engineering experience. Throughout his career he has focused on providing integrated civil/environmental engineering services to governmental and private clients. He worked as an environmental engineer at the Alaska Railroad in the late 1980ís and as manager of engineering for ENSR Consulting in the early 1990s. He founded RSE in 1994 and has served as it Principal to the present date. He is a recognized expert in environmental investigation and remediation and consults extensively in the area or pollution prevention including SPCC and SWPPP planning efforts. He frequently serves clients by designing water and wastewater treatment systems, conducted research on water quality issues for Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Environmental Protection Agency, Alaska Department of Transportation and bioregional watershed stewardship organizations. Research has been focused on bioremediation in cold climates, groundwater and surface water interactions relative to anadromous fish habitat, and constructed wetlands for stormwater treatment His projects include working to develop restoration plans for riparian and wetland systems and includes the development of fish habitat or enhanced natural revegetation of disturbed areas. In addition, Mr. Nyman has expertise in geohydrologic studies and remedial design for contaminated sites with a particular expertise in Internet based data management systems. Mr. Nyman applies sustainable development principals to his development projects including site development plans, mining and oil exploration projects. He experience includes providing engineering services in logistically complex situations, waste characterization and management, landfill design, containment design, and RCRA or CERCLA compliance.
tab_left Lucus E. Gamble, Environmental Science Manager tab_right
gamble
Education
M.S. Candidate Environmental Science
B.S. Environmental Science
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Mr. Gamble is an Environmental Sciences Manager and Senior Hydrologist/Geologist for RSE. He brings more than 14 years project management of hydrological, geological and environmental project experience to our team. Lucus is a born and raised Alaskan, and recently modeled paleo-flood events from ice-dammed glacial lakes during the late-Holocene in Alaska. Although glacial geology and fluvial geomorphology are Lucus' primary interest, he has an extensive history performing subsurface geologic and geo-environmental investigations, hydrologic reconnaissance, groundwater studies, contaminant fate and transport modeling, environmental and geologic risk assessments, regulatory compliance, environmental construction management, and sampling and analysis of environmental contaminants. Lucus routinely shares his geological, hydrologic and environmental knowledge to support various watershed groups and community action groups. His project management experience provides program/technical support of a wide range of geologic and environmental science related projects. Lucus is a member of the Project Management Institute and recently enrolled in the Master of Science and Engineering Management at Montana State University.
tab_left Neil D. Waggoner, Registered Professional Engineer tab_right
Waggoner

Education
B.S. Civil Engineering

Professional Registration
Registered Professional Engineer, Alaska: CE-14704

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Neil is a lifelong Alaskan and holds a BS in Civil Engineering with a Bio-Resources emphasis from Montana State University. Neil has over ten years in the construction industry which helps enable a global project perspective. Neil has been with RSE since 2009. He practices environmental engineering in the areas of environmental site characterization, pollution prevention, hydrology, storm water management, and water and wastewater treatment. Neil has extensive experience in spill response, preparing Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans and associated inspections, and is a certified erosion and sediment control lead (AK-CESCL). Neil prepares design plans for water and wastewater projects, civil site plans, and section 404 projects for state or federal permitting. He frequently develops Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Multi Sector General Permits (MSGP) and Construction General Permits (CGP) and conducts associated monitoring and inspection. Neil prepares construction and operational permits in accordance of state and federal agencies and has experience preparing drainage designs and drainage reports in accordance with Municipality of Anchorage requirements.

tab_left Arran Forbes tab_right
Forbes
Education
B.S. Environmental Science
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Arran brings five years of environmental experience to RSE on projects throughout Alaska. She is a born and raised Alaskan and received her B.S. in environmental science from Dartmouth College. Arran has extensive experience in the preparation and implementation of NEPA documents pertaining to North Slope development, including consultation with rural Alaskan communities. Additionally she has experience in environmental site assessment and remediation of contaminated sites. This work has included the development of conceptual models for evaluation of risk pathways and attainment of regulatory closure. Prior to joining RSE, Ms. Forbes' work was focused on agency outreach and organization for development projects around Alaska, concurrent with coordinating public participation efforts. She is well-acquainted with federal and state permitting processes for both remediation and development projects, in particular with the US Army Corps of Engineers as the lead resource agency, and with the ADEC for multi-sector general permits and SWPPPs. Arran approaches her work with a focus on sustainability and efficiency for immediate and long-term project goals and meeting client-specific objectives.

tab_left Patrick Athey, Senior Scientist tab_right
athey
Education
M.S. Botany
B.S. Botany
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Patrick Athey is a botanist and environmental scientist focused on the assessment, planning and permitting of development projects that involve aquatic resources in Alaska. Mr. Athey has extensive experience with wetlands delineation and mapping, restoration, mitigation, environmental monitoring, botanical surveys, and risk assessment at sites throughout Alaska. He has a broad range of experience working with developers in obtaining federal and state permits for site developments, roads, pipelines, and other facilities in Alaska. He has worked on contamination issues in Alaska wetlands, including the use of natural wetlands for treatment of water-borne contaminants and the evaluation of potential impacts to receiving water bodies. Mr. Athey has conducted field studies and investigations at sites throughout Alaska over the past 18 years, including remote areas of the Aleutian Islands and the North Slope. He has worked with residential, industrial and commercial developers in Alaska to resolve wetland and aquatic habitat issues in project designs and permit applications. He is knowledgeable of the documentation necessary for National Environmental Policy Act compliance, and is experienced in giving testimony on project alternatives and environmental issues in public meetings, and he has done public outreach for projects including television, radio and newspaper interviews. Mr. Athey also has performed the documentation and public participation that are required for private, state, and federal cleanup projects, having provided public testimony on selected remedial alternatives and the results of studies and risk assessments

 

tab_left Emily Mahanna, Environmental EIT tab_right
emahanna
Education
B.S. Environmental Engineering
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Environmental Engineer Ms. Emily Mahanna is the newest addition to the RSE team, coming to us from recent graduation in Fort Collins, Colorado. Emily is an Engineer in Training and works on contamintd site characterization, remediation, stormwater pollution prevention, drinking water and wastewater projects for RSE clients. While a student, Emily engaged in high-level scientific pursuits pertaining to water quality monitoring for projects ranging from leachate-bed reactor fluid to developing potable water systems in rural areas. Her coursework has included nonpoint source pollution research, hydrology, and water quality and analysis.

tab_left Marc Boas tab_right
Waggoner
Education
Associates Certificate Drafting and Design
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Marc Boas has 12 years of experience as a drafter, designer, and surveyor. He is an expert at 2D and 3D CAD Civil Design applications, as well as AutoDesk applications, ESRI GIS programs, Lidar, and Trimble technologies. He is an experienced internet programmer and has significant experience developing public and technical websites. Mr. Boas is involved with all computer services at RSE, including database design and maintenance, data compilation and updates, model development, and internet/intranet design. As a skilled drafter and surveyor with extensive North Slope experience, Marc works closely with RSE engineers and scientists preparing site characterization mapping and cross sections, remediation system design plans, treatment process diagrams, contaminant distribution interpretation and groundwater modeling.
tab_left Cathleen Ngyuen, Administrative Assistant tab_right
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