Geology, Long Beach State University, 1984-1987
Civil Technology, Orange Coast College, 1982-1984
Mr. Aronne is a State licensed engineering, hazardous materials, and demolition contractor with more than 25 years experience in environmental engineering, remediation, and construction. He has been directly involved with hazardous waste and construction projects involving air, soil, materials, and groundwater.
Mr. Aronne has a strong insight into the environmental industry with emphasis on combining resources to meet specific program needs. He has consistently been able to anticipate trends and industry direction for more than three decades. Since 1992, Mr. Aronne has performed the duties of statewide program director for more than 250 Caltrans right-of-way hazardous materials clearance projects totaling more than two billion dollars in construction costs.
W. RICHARD LATON Ph.D., PG, HG
Ph.D., Geology with an emphasis on Hydrogeology, Western Michigan University, 1997
M.S., Environmental Earth Science, Western Michigan University, 1992
B.S., Earth Science, Saint Cloud State University, Minesota, 1989
Dr. Laton is an expert in the field of hydrology/hydrogeology. He is currently an Associate Professor of Hydrogeology in the Department of Geological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton. This is a continuation of a career that includes years of teaching, consulting, litigation support and management experience. Dr. Laton possesses extensive knowledge in the areas of hydrogeology, soil and water contamination, hydrology and surface water, wetlands, coastal monitoring/geomorphology, field sampling techniques and well hydraulics as well as environmental remote sensing/GIS. His classes at the university encompass topics including water quality, environmental sampling, groundwater modeling, well hydraulics, oceanography, and basic geology. He enjoys introducing students to applied research and acts as the faculty advisor to a large number of upper-level students. He has also acted as a consultant for a variety of companies and agencies that need input on the above subjects as well as natural hazard assessment and mapping.
RENE A. PEREZ, PG
M.S., Geology, California State University, Fullerton, 2009
B.S., Geology, California State University, Fullerton, 2002
Minor in Chemistry, California State University, Fullerton, 2002
Mr. Perez is a Licensed Professional Geologist in the State of California with over ten years of experience specializing in geologic, hydrometeorologic and hydrologic investigations primarily for litigation support. He has extensive experience in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) which he uses to solve complex Geologic and Hydrologic issues. He also has experience in the collecting and integrating of data into GIS for detailed spatial analysis. Mr. Perez uses GIS to prepare 3-Dimensional Computer-based and physical models for the visualization of key data and site perspectives. Mr. Perez has held the position of Staff Consultant / GIS Specialist at a local geological firm and was a research assistant/project manager for the Department of Geological Sciences at California State University Fullerton, where he participated and coordinated water resource projects in the Mojave Desert in conjunction with the Mojave Water Agency. He has also held the position of Project Geologist/GIS Manager at Hromadka & Associates.
DAVE GOLD, C.I.H.
M.S., Industrial Hygiene, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
B.S., Environmental and Occupational Health, California State University, Northridge
Mr. Gold has been practicing in the Environmental Health and Safeyu Profession since 1982. He has experience managing a wide range of safety, health within a variety of industries and corporate cultures. He is well versed in regulatory requirements and is experienced in single-, muilti-, and international site management. Mr. Gold has an extensive background in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, mold investigations, indoor air quality investigations, and ergonomics. He is a qualified expert witness. He holds a Masters of Science in Industrial Hygiene from the University of Southern California. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science/Environmental and Occupational Health.
WIL CALBK, P.G.
B.S., Geology, University West Virginia University
Mr. Wilson Cablk is California Professional Geologist (No.: 7266) with over more than twenty years of experience in the investigation and remediation of environmentally impacted properties. Mr. Cablk has excellent knowledge of standard environmental practices, procedures, and regulations. He has prepared proposals and summaries and closure reports; developed sampling plans; cost estimates and bid specifications; provided contractor and subcontractor oversight; regulatory agency communication and compliance; performed phase II subsurface investigations; remedial excavations; operation and maintenance of soil vapor and groundwater treatment systems; and soil and groundwater sampling.
Ms. Halterman has more than 20 years of office management experience, specifically in the environmental contracting and construction field. As part of her duties, she oversees administration, accounting, marketing and sales, and field operations for Summit. She has specific expertise in the areas of scheduling, computer software, regulatory compliance, public works compliance, as well as state and federal contracting. Her specific expertise includes certified payroll, negotiation of subcontract agreements, client interaction, prevailing wages, and contractor deliverables.