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Certification Board Members


Bill Gintertbgintert@ci.charlotte.nc.us
Professional Experience City of Charlotte, NC
System Protection Manager, 2011 - Present
Environmental Compliance Specialist, 1997 - 2010
Educational/Certification   B.S. in Biology, University of Evansville, IN
NC Pretreatment Consortium Voluntary Certification Grade I, II, III, IV

Amy Varinoskiavarinoski@cityofmebane.com
Professional Experience City of Mebane, NC
Pretreatment Coordinator/Laboratory Supervisor, 2009 - Present
Pretreatment Compliance Specialist, City of Greensboro, 2004 - 2009
Project Manager/Supporting Lab Analyst, Pace Analytical Services, 2004
Project Manager/Supporting Lab Analyst, Simalabs International, 2003
Chemist, Simalabs International, 2002 - 2003
Educational/Certification   BS in Chemistry, Elon University
NC Pretreatment Consortium Voluntary Certification Grade I, II, III
NC Certified Class II Wastewater Laboratory Analyst
NC Certified Grade IV Wastewater Operator

Martie Groomemartie.groome@ci.greensboro.nc.us
Professional Experience City of Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Laboratory and Industrial Waste Section Supervisor
June 1976 - Present
Chair, National Association of Clean Water Agencies Pretreatment and Pollution Prevention Committee 2007 - Present
Chair, North Carolina AWWA/WEA Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Certification Board
National Instructor EPA/WEF Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced Pretreatment Training Courses 1999 - Present
Educational/Certification   B.S. from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Florida Industrial Pretreatment Certification Grade C, B, A
NC Certified Grade II, III, IV Wastewater Operator
NC Certified Grade C, B Drinking Water
Class IV Certified Environmental Analyst (Association of Boards of Certification)

Sheryl Haigshaig@ci.charlotte.nc.us
Professional Experience City of Charlotte, NC
Laboratory Services Division
Water Quality Field Services Supervisor, 2006 - Present
Water Quality Technicaian, 2000 - 2006
Educational/Certification   Environmental Technology, Algonquin College
NC Pretratment Consortium Voluntary Certification Grade I, II
NC Certified Class I, II Wastewater Laboratory Analyst
EPA FLETC Advanced Environmental Crimes TP

Dawn Padgettdpadgett@ci.charlotte.nc.us
Professional Experience Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities, Charlotte, NC
Environmental Compliance Officer 2000 - Present
Senior Compliance Specialist, 1986 - 2000
Pretreatment Officer, 1970 - 1986
Educational/Certification   Florida Industrial Pretreatment Certification Grade C, B, A
NC Certified Grade II, III, IV Wastewater Operator

Angela Boswellangie.boswell@rockymountnc.gov
Professional Experience City of Rocky Mount, NC
Pretreatment/Lab Compliance Coordinator, 2004 - Present
Pretreatment Coordinator, 1999 - 2004
Laboratory Supervisor, 1996 - 1999
Pretreatment Coordinator, 1990 - 1996
Lab/Pretreatment Technician, 1982 - 1990
Educational/Certification   Industrial Laboratory Technology, Nash Community College
NC Pretreatment Consortium Voluntary Certification Grade I, II, III, IV
NC Certified Grade I, II, III Wastewater Operator
NC Certified Grade C Drinking Water Operator
NC Certified Class I, II Wastewater Laboratory Ananlyst
NC Certified Land Application/Residual Operator

Monica Hayesmonicah@cityofws.org
Professional Experience City of Winston-Salem, NC
Senior Industrial Waste Control Chemist, 2001 - Present
Pretreatment Coordinator, City of Fayetteville, 1996 - 2001
Biologist, City of Durham, 1992 - 1995
Laboratory Technician II, 1990 - 1992
Biologist, Chemical & Environmental Technology - Cary, NC, 1989
Biological Aide, US Fish & Wildlife Service - Jacksonville, GA & Alligator River, NC, 1987 - 1988
Educational/Certification   B.S. in Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences, NC State University
Florida Industrial Pretreatment Certification Grade C - NCPC
NC Pretreatment Consortium Voluntary Certification Grade I, II, III, IV


Debra H. Collinsdhcollins@wilsonnc.org
Professional Experience City of Wilson, NC
Chemist - Lab/Pretreatment Supervisor, 2000 - Present
Environmental Lab Manager, Microbac Labs (STR Division), 1999 - 2000
Business Development Client Services Specialist, Microbac Labs, 1995 - 1999
Water Quality Section Head, Microbac Labs, 1988 - 1995
Wastewater Lab Tech, City of Wilson, 1986 - 1988
Lab Technician, Southern Testing & Research Labs, 1978 - 1986
Educational/Certification   NC Pretreatment Consortium Voluntary Certification Grade I, II, III, IV
NC Certified Class I, II Wastewater Laboratory Ananlyst


Karen Reecekaren.reece@townofboone.net
Professional Experience Town of Boone, NC
Lab Supervisor/Pretreatment Coordinator, 2003 - Present
Lab Technician, City of Hickory, 2000 - 2003
Lab Technician, Water Technology & Controls, 1999 - 2000
Educational/Certification   BS in Ecology and Environmental Biology, Appalachian State University
NC Pretreatment Consortium Voluntary Certification Grade I, II, III, IV
NC Certified Class I, II, III Wastewater Laboratory Ananlyst
NC Certified Grade II Wastewater Operator





Founders of NC Pretreatment Consortium Voluntary Certification Program


Sherry Bagwell - Winston-Salem
Cheryl Douglas - City of Salisbury
Martie Groome - City of Greensboro
Sharon Miller - City of Greensboro
Dawn Padgett - City of Charlotte
Pete (Ulysses) Watkins - City of Charlotte