Fresh Faces: Meet the Newest Staff Members of DEP

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June 24, 2020
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DEP Welcomes Six New Members

Six new staff joined DEP and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have them on board. They come from a variety of backgrounds and bring a tremendous amount of experience to their respective teams. Given the current health emergency, you will meet most of the new staff virtually–when you do, please give them a warm welcome.

 

Laurence Guillat

Laurence Guillat

Program Specialist I – Recycling and Resource Management Division, Waste Reduction and Recycling Section

Laurence will be working in the Non-residential Recycling Program. She comes to this position with more than 17 years of experience which includes evaluating on-site environmental impacts of businesses, recommending short-term and long-term solutions to businesses and collecting data for improvements, informing businesses on the advantages of having a waste reduction program, and organizing/conducting environmental events for businesses.

 

 

Kelsey JohnsonKelsey Johnson

Program Specialist I – Recycling and Resource Management Division, Waste Reduction and Recycling Section

Kelsey will also be working in the Non-residential Recycling Program. She comes to this position with two years of experience which includes developing and managing on-site waste reduction and recycling programs to comply with local recycling requirements and other state and federal requirements and guidance. Kelsey also has experience developing educational and training materials for employees.

 

 

 

Joseph TremblayJoseph Tremblay

Program Specialist I – Recycling and Resource Management Division, Waste Reduction and Recycling Section

Joseph will be working in the Multi-family Recycling Program. He comes to this position with more than 15 years of experience as an educator of elementary and middle school-aged students in several private schools in the area and in South Korea. Joseph also has several years of experience in writing, editing and conducting environmental research.

 

 

 

 

Robert BrooksRobert Brooks

Program Specialist II – Recycling and Refuse Services Section

In his new role with DEP, Robert will be responsible for the countywide oversight of recycling and refuse collection services in addition to contract oversight and code enforcement compliance. Robert comes to this position with 11 years of experience conducting site visits and inspections, responding to contractor inquiries and monitoring job site performance. For the past 6 years, Robert worked with Key Sanitation/Windy Way Farm where he helped increase route efficiency and coordinated the clean-up and trash removal operations for large projects including the Montgomery County Ag Fair, Frederick Fair, and Maryland State Fair.

 

 

 

 

Norelle ThomasNorelle Thomas

Office Services Coordinator – Watershed Restoration Division, Stormwater Facility Maintenance Program

Norelle has been working for Montgomery County as a contractor for the Department of Technology Services (DTS). She will be providing administrative support for the SWM BMP Inspection and Maintenance program. Norelle has a A.A. degree in S. Information Management and is working towards a B. S. degree in Human Resources Management. She has prior experience in office management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dan IsenbergDaniel Isenberg

Water Quality Specialist II – Division of Watershed Restoration, Planning, Outreach, and Monitoring Section

Daniel comes to DEP with a great deal of experience performing ecological monitoring including; electrofishing, macroinvertebrate sampling and identification, water quality sampling and analysis, and restoration monitoring. In addition to his experience, Daniel earned two B.S. degrees in Biology and Ecology from Susquehanna University, and an M.S. in Environmental and Biological Sciences from Troy University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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