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Supervisory Environmental Protection Specialist (MPP-NW) | Glendale, AZ | Closes 8/31/2015

-Serves as the division manager for the Environmental Resource Management Division providing supervision, direction, oversight, control and coordination of the assigned division programs and environmental compliance activities.
-Accomplishes environmental mitigation commitments relating to biological and cultural resources.
-Ensures office’s compliance with legal and technical aspects of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (FWCA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and other applicable guidelines, policies, and laws.
-Provides oversight and control of division programs and environmental protection, environmental compliance, and resource conservation activities to support planning, design, construction, and/or operation of water resource management projects.
– Oversees the formulation of the Division’s work plans, schedules and justifications for budget requests. Prepares, monitors, and reports on budgets to carry out Division functional responsibilities.
-Maintains liaison with Federal, Tribal, State, and local governments, and universities for consultation, coordination, negotiation of cost share, and with public and special interest groups to obtain public insight and input.


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2014 AZTWS Chapter Awards

Doug Morrison Award

The Doug Morrison Award is given in memory of Doug Morrison to an Arizona Biologist in a non-supervisory position who has made significant contributions to the management and conservation of wildlife in Arizona. This Award exemplifies the dedicated work ethic of the Chapter’s former President and U.S. Forest Service Biologist, Doug Morrison. Contributions are in areas of wildlife research, education and training, management, or law enforcement.

This year, the Doug Morrison was presented to Brenda Strohmeyer. Brenda is currently employed as a supervisory biological technician at Rocky Mountain Research Station in Flagstaff. In particular, I nominate Brenda based on her participation in the Flagstaff Festival of Science – one of the best events held in Flagstaff. It is a huge event in the Flagstaff community and takes an enormous amount of work to organize.

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