Hatfield Welcomes New Staff
Mar 07, 2019
Hatfield Consultants continues to grow, and we’re pleased to introduce the following staff:
Bonnie Lepine – Administrative Assistant
Bonnie joins our North Vancouver office as an Administrative Assistant with over 25 years of experience in administrative support and customer service roles. She will play an important role as the first point of contact for many of our clients and partners when they contact our head office.
Forrest Bjornson – MSc Biology – Environmental Specialist
Forrest joins our Environmental Monitoring and Assessment team in North Vancouver with a background in fish aquaculture. After completing his first aquatic impact assessment for Manitoba Hydro, which involved an extensive amount of environmental monitoring, he knew he wanted to pursue a career based in aquatic research. In 2018, Forrest’s abstract, “body condition, rather than size, predicts risk-taking and resource holding potential in hatchery reared juvenile lake sturgeon,” was published in the Journal of Fish Biology and he will have another publication forthcoming in 2019.
Hussain Hassam – BSc Computer Science – Environmental Systems Specialist
Hussain recently completed his BSc in Computer Science and is a three-time recipient of the Duke of Edinburgh International Award program which consists of voluntary activities that encourages personal discovery and growth, self-reliance, perseverance, personal responsibility and service to his community. We had the pleasure of having Hussain work with Hatfield in 2016 on an 8-month internship and are pleased that he is joining us full-time now that he has completed his undergrad degree. Aside from Hatfield, Hussain completed additional internships at RBC as a Technical Systems Analyst and at McElhanney as a Junior Developer. Hussain joins our Environmental Information Systems team in our North Vancouver office.
Lloyd Majeau – Desktop Publisher
Lloyd joins our Desktop Publishing team based in North Vancouver, supporting all our British Columbia and Alberta offices. He comes to Hatfield with 8 solid years of desktop publishing experience in an environmental consultancy environment, where he had the opportunity to lead many complex Environmental Assessment submissions. Therefore, we are fortunate to add Lloyd’s expertise to our team.
Marnie Ryan – MSc Environmental Management – Senior Environmental Specialist
Marnie has more than a decade of experience in natural resources management, with a focus on conducting environmental assessments and in-situ remediation. As a well-seasoned Environmental Specialist and Registered Professional Agrologist, she has gained a wide variety of experience in multidisciplinary projects for the provincial and private sectors and territorial governments. Her primary areas of expertise include Indigenous relations, environmental assessments, environmental audits and due diligence, natural resource management, waste and recycling management, and project coordination. Marnie joins our North Vancouver head office and will provide support to both our Infrastructure & Environmental Management team and our Human Environment Group.
Valérie Pomerleau – BA Computer Science, BSc Speech-Language Pathology – Desktop Publisher
Valérie joins our Desktop Publishing team based in North Vancouver, supporting all our British Columbia and Alberta offices. She comes to Hatfield with extensive desktop publishing experience. She is also fluent in French and has worked for the Government of Canada and other clients as a French to English translator.
Sarika Sharma – Masters Geographic Information Systems – GIS Technician
Sarika joins our Geomatics team supporting the Calgary office. Sarika has solid experience and has worked on projects ranging from iceberg detection from Landsat Imagery, to creating high quality and client-specific maps and cartographic products. Sarika has a very strong technical background from both her career and academic experience including spatial analysis, remote sensing, ESRI suite, Python, geo-databases, Visual Basic and SQL. We are very excited to have a local GIS Technician in our Calgary office.
Fort St John:
Brent Toma – BSc Environmental & Conservation Scient – Environmental Specialist
Brent has 8 years of project management and construction monitoring experience, which he gained over a wide variety of projects. He has worked in northern and western Canada on upstream and downstream oil & gas projects and facilities, spills, soil treatment facilities, water treatment facilities, construction sites, pipelines and oil sands. He has experience coordinating, conducting and managing a wide variety of field work along with analyzing laboratory results, composing associated reports for numerous clients and client liaison in association with applicable government guidelines and regulations. He joins Hatfield’s Fort St. John office as one of our lead environmental monitors for the Site C Project.
Sarah Ducharme – BA Natural Resource Management, Tourism Management Diploma – Environmental Technician
Sarah is a recent graduate who has had the opportunity to work in many different remote locations across British Columbia. Prior to joining Hatfield, she conducted chinook and sockeye stock assessments and a creel survey for Fisheries and Oceans Canada. She has also worked as a Senior Research Assistant focusing on the environmental impacts of climate change on the Inside Passage. Sarah also spent a summer working with Ocean Wise, attending and speaking at marine conservation outreach events in Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii, and Kitimat.
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