Tectonic Engineering & Surveying Consultants P.C. welcomes Mrs. Gievers as Senior Environmental Management Analyst to oversee environmental review projects. Mrs. Gievers is a licensed Environmental Attorney and Environmental Risk Manager with experience in environmental consulting, commercial and residential real estate development, and municipal zoning. She has a Juris Doctor and Master of Studies in Environmental Law, magna cum laude, from Vermont Law School. In addition, she has an Environmental Risk Management certification with training in biomedicine, environmental insurance, remediation technology, risk management and toxicology. Recently, she successfully managed the NEPA Tier 2 site-specific process under emergency contract for NYSHCR and GOSR on the NY Rising Housing Assistance Program: Rehabilitation and Reconstruction for Residences, 1-4 units. She assigned and tracked over 10,000 applicants’ files from the start of the Tier 2 process to finish under unprecedented deadlines. She trained and coordinated administrative assistants, professional staff, and subcontractors (Tier 2 reviewers and architectural historians) consisting of hundreds of employees nationwide while creating tools, processes and training materials. In addition, she served as a technical and process advisor and performed Quality Assurance and Quality Control checks on Tier 1 Programmatic Environmental Assessments for the NY Rising Buyout and Acquisition Program; NY Rising Housing Recovery Program: 5+ Unit Residential Properties; and NY Rising Bulkhead Repair Program for Residential Properties. For a design-build commercial real estate developer, she managed various Brownfield redevelopment issues across the U.S. and Canada. Her federal experience includes preparing Military Munitions Response Program Comprehensive Site Evaluation Phase I and IIs, Decision Documents, and Remedial Investigation Work Plans and Reports with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard installations nationwide. Her diverse environmental experience included drafting and/or reviewing reports on project sites identified with asbestos, Brownfield redevelopment, clandestine drug lab cleanup, construction issues, critical habitat, environmental emergency response, environmental enforcement, fill issues, floodplains, hazardous materials transportation, historic preservation, indoor air quality issues, Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan, landfills, lead, LUSTs/ASTs, mercury spills, military munitions cleanup, mold, Native American cultural resources, nuclear contamination, soil vapor intrusion and system controls, SPCC plans, stormwater pollution prevention plans, threatened/ endangered species, and wetlands. She interned at the Vermont Supreme Court and Attorney General’s Office and served as the Articles Co-Editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. Her legal coursework included Administrative Law, Contracts, Corporations, Dispute Resolution, Environmental Law, Extinction, Indian Country Natural and Cultural Resources, Land Use, Mediation, National Security, Negotiation, and Real Property. Mrs. Gievers is currently responsible for the execution of Environmental Management and Consulting Services tasks and assignments as well as integrity monitoring issues.
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