Chris provides technical and logistical support for EPA's Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Regulation. His tasks include database development and management (data management, sampling document and report generation), SDWARS data quality control, sampling kit design, shipping logistics as well as coordinating communication with participating state, tribal, EPA Regional and public water system personnel.Chris holds degrees in economics and statistics from The University of Michigan, with a strong emphasis on computer technology and accounting.
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.
GLEC's Columbus, OH laboratory is ADEQ accredited for Acute Toxicity and Chronic Toxicity testing.