Meet Our Team

 

SENIOR MANAGEMENT


Mick DeGraeve
G.M "Mick" DeGraeve

Director of Strategic Planning and Program Development,
Senior Research Scientist

Dennis McMauley
Dennis McCauley

President, Senior Environmental Scientist

Dennis McIntyre

Co-Manager Operations, Senior Research Scientist

Robin Silva-Wilkinson

Vice President & Senior Program Manager, Senior Research Scientist

Greg Smith

Co-Manager Operations, Senior Research Scientist

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Arnold
Bill Arnold

Manager Business Development & GIS, Principal Research Scientist

John Barkach

Senior Program Manager, Hydrogeologist

Tyler Linton
Tyler Linton

Principal Research Scientist

Craig Voros

Research Scientist

 

OPERATIONS

John Bachman
John Bachman

Laboratory Coordinator Organic Chemistry, Principal Research Scientist

Mailee Garton

Co-Manager Operations, Senior Researcher

Jamie Saxton
Jamie Saxton

Co-Manager Operations, Principal Research Scientist

Chris Tarr

Researcher

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Doug Endicott

Principal Research Scientist

Charles Delos

Senior Research Scientist

Charles DuJardin

Senior Research Scientist

Alan Hais
Alan Hais

Senior Research Scientist

Dale White

Principal Research Scientist

 

RESEARCH STAFF

Ben Cook

Senior Research Technician

Craig Davis

Senior Research Technician

Audrey Foster
Audrey Foster

Laboratory Technician

Jennifer Hansen
Jennifer Hansen

Quality Assurance Officer, Senior Researcher

Julianne Heinlein

Researcher

Eliot Hoitsma

Laboratory/Field Technician II

Dave Johns

Field Technician IV

Carter Johns

Field/Laboratory Technician I

Youlia Karaivanova

Laboratory Technician I

Michael McCauley

Senior Research Technician

Patrick McCool

Principal Research Scientist

Michelle Moore

Laboratory Coordinator Inorganic Chemistry, Principal Research Scientist

Mitch Mort

Laboratory/Field Technician I

Nick Ostroski

Laboratory Technician

Maggie Petersen

Laboratory/Field Technician

Adam Reitz

Laboratory/Field Technician IV

David Rosier
David Rosier

Research Technician

Erica Schneider

Senior Research Technician

Dan Smith

Field/Laboratory Technician IV

Jim Stricko
Jim Stricko

Research Scientist

Natalie Sutherland

Laboratory/Field Technician IV

Keith Taulbee

Research Scientist

Chris Turner
Chris Turner

Principal Research Scientist

Michelle VanDenBrand

Senior Research Technician

Chris Young

Senior Researcher

 

ADMINISTRATION

Gina Anderson

Administrative Assistant

Kim Bell

Coordinator Administration and Human Resources

Janette Guba

Accounting Clerk

Amelia Howard

Controller

 

About GLEC

 

"GLEC provided excellent customer service and addressed all technical issues identified. Their communication with EPA was timely, courteous and professionally conducted."

U.S. EPA Office of Water – HECD Contract Review 2010

 

"The contractor's response to inquiries, technical service, or administrative issues exceeded Government expectations."

U.S. EPA Office of Water – SHPD Contract Review 2009-2010

 

“The contractor has demonstrated an outstanding performance level that justifies adding a point to the score. It is expected that this rating will be used in those rare circumstances where the contractor achieved cost savings and performance clearly exceeds the performance levels described as “Excellent.”

EPA Office of Water – UCMR Contract Review 2007-2008

 

“The staff anticipates potential problems and seeks to implement preemptive measures to ensure smooth operations. The company has surpassed contractual requirements and it has been a pleasure working with them.”

USDA Monitoring Programs Office – 2003 Contract Review

NELAP ACCREDITED

GLEC operates one of only a few U.S. laboratories accredited for whole sediment toxicity testing. GLEC also maintains NELAP accreditation for chlorophyll and nutrient chemistry testing.

Great Lakes Environmental Center

739 Hastings Street
Traverse City, MI   49686

Phone: (231) 941-2230
Fax: (231) 941-2240