Meet Our Team

Our project managers have academic and/or technical degrees and all personnel are trained, licensed and certified in accordance with contemporary requirements for the environmental services sector. We have performed over 1,800 Phase I and II ESAs; removed or remediated over 600 underground storage tanks; closed more than 150 oilfield waste pits and trained hundreds of industry workers on hazardous material and OSHA/RCRA requirements.

Helen I. Hodges

President

  • M.B.A., University of Chicago – Valedictorian
  • M.S. Chemistry, University of Idaho – Presidential Honors
  • B.A. Physical Science; Minor Biology, San Jose State University – Great Distinction
  • P.G. Professional Geologist, Soil Scientist
  • EPA and state licensed Asbestos Inspector and Management Planner
  • Hazardous Materials Manager

Jo Drake Keim

Operations Manager/Senior Environmental Project Manager

  • M.S. Environmental Management, University of Houston Clear Lake
  • B.S. Political Science, Texas A & M University – Dean’s List
  • Environmental Compliance Auditing Specialist
  • ASTM E1527-15 / AAI Rule Environmental Professional
  • Industrial Hygiene Specialist
  • EPA Greenhouse Gas Mandatory Reporting Rule Trained
  • Certified HAZWOPER¬†Supervisor
  • Certified HAZWOPER General Site Worker
  • DOT HAZMAT Trained
  • Occupational and Environmental Trainer

Don Hodges, P.E.

Senior Engineer

  • M.B.A., The Executive Program, The University of Chicago
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Naval Flight School, First in Class
  • Crosby Quality College
  • Juran Quality Institute
  • Deming and SPC Quality Training
  • National Association of Environmental Professionals
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • Texas Society of Professional Engineers
  • National Management Association
  • UST License Installation/Repair/Removal
  • Louisiana UST Certification

Chantelle Carter

Senior Environmental Project Manager/Hazardous Materials Manager

  • M. S. Criminology, University of Houston – Clear Lake, in progress
  • B. S. Psychology, University of Houston
  • Certified EPA On-Scene Coordinator/Support Personnel
  • Certified Incident Commander
  • TxDOT Pre-Certified, Category 2.13.1
  • TDSHS Licensed Asbestos Inspector
  • HAZWOPER Certified
  • Certified Lead Based Paint Inspector/Risk Assessor
  • Certified OSHA Emergency Response/Trainer
  • Certified Radiation/Nuclear Response

Donald E. Hodges, P.E.

Civil Engineer/Project Manager

  • M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Tyler
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Tyler
  • Professional Engineer, Texas
  • HAZWOPER Certified
  • Underground Storage Tank Removal Certified
  • Phase I ESA Assessor
  • Multi Media Environmental Auditor
  • Storm Water Specialist
  • NEPA Compliance and Wetland Assessor
  • Soil/Groundwater Investigator

Chrystal Fretwell

Environmental Scientist/Project Manager

  • B.S. Bioenvironmental Science, University of Houston – Clear Lake
  • EPA Accredited Asbestos Inspector
  • Phase I ESA Assessor
  • Waste Disposal Specialist
  • Storm Water Specialist
  • Field Inspector and Site Assessor