20 years of experience in oil spill preparedness and response;
Extensive expertise in contingency planning, shoreline mapping, tactical plans, shoreline cleanup, SCAT Management, training and exercise development, stakeholder engagement, and strategic aspects of inland, marine and offshore response;
Attended numerous small and large-scale incidents within North America;
Recognized expert in the conduct of shoreline assessment using SCAT (ground, aerial, and canine);
Recognized trainer and examiner for Transport Canada certified marine courses;
Volunteer trainer and examiner for Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons marine courses.
Training and Development Coordinator – Atlantic Region at ECRC
Navigation Officer Canadian Coast Guard – Newfoundland Region