Master of Theology, Capital Bible Seminary; Highest Honors, (G.P.A., 3.99), 1983
Master of Arts, Capital Bible Seminary; Highest Honors, Valedictorian (G.P.A., 3.97), 1980
Graduate Studies (Biology, Chemistry, and Italian), University of Bologna, Italy, 1971 – 1973
Bachelor of Science (Biology and Chemistry), University of Notre Dame; Dean’s lists, 1971
Regents Diploma, Monroe High School, Rochester, New York, 1967
National Honor Society, 1966, 1967
Junior National Honor Society 1964, 1965
Latin Honor Society 1965-67
Perfect Attendance Award
Licenses, Certificates, Training, and Awards:
Ordained Minister of the Gospel
PREA Training (Prison Rape Elimination Act)
Correctional Officer, Counselor, and Chaplaincy Training
Wyoming Driver’s License
Wastewater Operator Licensure - Class III
Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector
40-hour OSHA Industrial Safety
First Aid, CPR, and AED
Hydrogen Sulfide Certificate
MINISTRY EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE (1984 – 2018)
2018- present, Prison Chaplain, Central New Mexico Correctional Facility, Los Lunas, New Mexico
2017-present, Professor, Reformation International Seminary (Teach N.T. Greek)
2017- present, Prison Chaplain and Case Manager, Core Civic Correctional, Cibola, New Mexico
2001-present, Minister, Reformed Presbyterian (Preaching, Teaching, and Counseling)
2006-2007, Pulpit Supply, Westminster Presbyterian Church United States (Preach and Teach weekly, Counselling)
1999-2000, Pastor, Reformed Presbyterian Church, Lakeside, CA 92040
1989-1999, Adjunct Professor, Christ College, Lynchburg, VA 24502 (Taught Greek, Bible, and Theology Courses)
1989-1996, Regular Pulpit Supply, Puritan Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Laytonsville, MD 20879 (Bi-weekly Preaching and Counseling)
1989-1999, Regular Pulpit Supply in Orthodox Presbyterian and Presbyterian Church in America Congregations. (Preached and Led Worship the weeks I was not at Puritan Presbyterian Church)
1994-1995, Adjunct Professor, Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas, VA 22110 (Taught Bible and Religion Courses)
1984-1992, Adjunct Professor, Capital Seminary and Washington Bible College, Lanham, MD 20706 (Taught Greek, Bible, and Theology Courses)
1986-1990, Adjunct Professor, Chesapeake Theological Seminary, Ellicott City, MD 21043 (Taught Greek, Hebrew, and Bible Courses)
1986-1989, Assistant Pastor, Heritage Presbyterian Church (PCA)
1986-1989, Teacher, Fresta Valley Christian School, Marshall, VA (Taught Greek, Bible, and Science Classes)
1985-1986, Chaplain (Weekly Preaching, and also Daily Counseling and Teaching), Manassas, Virginia Detention Center
1985-1986, Pastor, Grace Bible Church, Culpeper, Virginia
1982-1985, Associate Pastor, Adelphi Bible Church (Preaching, Teaching, Led Prayer Service, and Counsel)
A.Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, 2013 through 2016
---Job Duties Air and Asbestos Compliance and Enforcement Program Manager
I managed the air and asbestos programs.
I managed 26 professional staff (i.e., engineers and scientists) in Cheyenne and in our 5 District Offices. The position included the screening, interviewing, and hiring of first-level managers and technical staff, oversight, performance management, review, evaluation, counseling, safety, and budgeting.
B.Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, 2001 through 2013
--- Job Duties Water Compliance Manager, Blue Ridge Regional Office
I managed multiple water compliance and permitting programs
I managed 16 professional staff (i.e., engineers and scientists). The position included the screening, interviewing, and hiring of technical and administrative staff, oversight, performance management, report writing and reviews, counseling, safety, and budgeting.
C.Overall Scientific Employment Experience
2013-2016, Air Compliance, Enforcement, and Asbestos Program Manager --- Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Cheyenne, Wyoming
2001-2013, Environmental Manager II - Water Compliance, Permitting, and Pollution Response Program Manager --- Blue Ridge Regional Office, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Lynchburg, Virginia
2000-2001, Assistant Professional Engineer, GC Environmental, Enterprise, OR 98726
1998-1999, Laboratory Supervisor, Water Pollution Control Facility and Water Treatment Plant, Town of Culpeper, Culpeper, VA 22701
1997-1998, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, Town of Warrenton, VA
1994-1997, Laboratory Analyst and Field Technician, Environmental Systems Service, Culpeper, VA 22701
1987-1989, Science Teacher, Fresta Valley Christian School, Marshall, VA 22115
1976-1985, Laboratory Technician, Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD 20896
1974-1977, Laboratory Technician, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, D.C. (U.S. Army, Honorable discharge, Good Conduct Service Medal)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
A.Proficiency in Languages
New Testament (Koine) Greek
B.Skilled and Trained in Bible, Theology, Preaching, Teaching, Pastoral Care, Leadership & Counseling
C. Management, Team Building, and Organizational
--- Successfully managed 16 professional staff (engineers and scientists) in 2 Regional Offices, several Water Compliance, Assessment, and Permitting Programs (Pollution Response Emergency Program, Poultry & CAFO, Bio-solid, and Construction Assistance programs), and the water compliance budget for the Blue Ridge Regional Office of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). My staff was the highest producing water staff in the State of Virginia.
--- Successfully managed 25 professional staff (engineers and scientists) in 5 District Offices in Wyoming. I also managed the Air and Asbestos Compliance and Enforcement Programs.
--- Served as the signatory authority for all Notice of Violation Letters and VPA Land Application Permits
---Led and Served in Numerous Enforcement Meetings
---Served on Several Agency Planning, Core, and Workgroups
Strategic planning for the initiation and the proper working of the Virginia Bio-solid Land-application Program
Strategic planning for PCB mitigation program
Strategic planning for the Agency Enforcement Program
Strategic planning for the Agency Water Compliance Program
Steering Committee and Tester for 5 new Agency Databases
Agency Planning Committee for the DEQ Inspector Conferences, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2012
Participated in Technical Advisory Committees for several TMDL projects.
---Hiring Manager for 25 employees & have served on 50 interview panels
---Managed the Laboratories of Water and Wastewater Plants
Managed and conducted the training and supervision of all personnel in the plant laboratories,
Managed the laboratory budget,
Managed and conducted all analytical procedures, calculations, and record keeping.
---Organized, scheduled, and performed (and also ordered, purchased, and maintained all necessary field equipment; and kept records of all data for) Environmental Systems Services Company field sampling.
---Wrote several Standard Operating Procedures for laboratory analyses and Field Inspections
---Managed and Administered Pretreatment program and inspected the Industries, discharging into the Culpeper Water Pollution Control Facility (an activated sludge plant)
---Managed the early morning and weekend venipuncture and sample collection staff at Suburban Hospital
--- Manage all the Religious programs and volunteers (including their training) at a State Prison
---Managed and coordinated all educational and volunteer programs at Adult and Juvenile Detention Centers
---Led a Platoon, U.S. Army
---Elder in Church
President of High School Debating Club
President of High School Latin Club
President of High School Math Club
Chairman of the University of Notre Dame Glee Club
Captain of High School Safety Patrol
President of High School Safety Council
Student Council Member of American Medical Students in Bologna, Italy
D. Written/Verbal Communication and Public Relations
---Extensive teaching, lecturing, preaching, conferences, seminars, and public speaking experience (30+ years)
Taught wastewater treatment courses for 9 years at the Virginia Tech Short Courses for Wastewater Operators
Led Public Hearings and Public Meetings for TMDL, and also for Bio-solid and CAFO/Poultry land application.
Led Several Environmental Public Meetings and Outreach Sessions
Taught Industrial Storm Water Regulations and Compliance at the International Auto Salvage Yard Convention
Preached thousands of sermons
Taught Graduate School, College, Community College, High School Courses
Taught Correspondence Courses
Tutored Math and Latin in High School
Taught yearly at Liberty University: Senior Environmental Science Class as a DEQ outreach.
Taught High School Students about the Clean Water Act (CWA) and the role of DEQ in implementing the Clean Water Act.
Taught Governor’s School students: Laboratory and Science Projects.
30+ years of Extensive Computer Usage (e.g., personal and database (Microsoft Word, Access, Lotus, Word Perfect, Excel, PowerPoint, ACCESS, Oracle, CEDS, Internet)
Spokesman for the National Honor Society in High School
Wrote and Reviewed hundreds of technical reports and letters
Wrote articles for Christian publications
Wrote and published New Testament Greek textbooks for Christian Seminaries
Lead Actor in School Plays
Wide-ranging counseling (e.g., Employee, pre-marital, marital, family, youth, drug and alcohol, academic, inmate rehabilitation)
Authored 5 published works and numerous unpublished manuscripts
Taught and spoke languages (e.g., Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Spanish, and Italian --- Lived, studied, and traveled in Italy for two years)
---Responsible for the Water Compliance and Quality programs of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality – Blue Ridge Regional Office.
---Responsible for the Air Compliance, Enforcement, and Asbestos programs of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
---Performed 500+ technical inspections and laboratory inspections of major and small wastewater treatment facilities
---Coordinated Multi-media FY2010 inspection scheduling for BRRO
--- Regularly examined Operation and Maintenance Manuals, and also plans and specifications for wastewater plants and air pollution control devices
---Performed Ambient and Probabilistic plant (Trickling Monitoring Runs
---Operated a major wastewater treatment facility
---Managed a Municipal Pretreatment program.
---Regularly Study Wastewater Treatment and Pretreatment Courses (books and manuals)
---Executed numerous Chemical, Biological, Microbiological, and Microscopic Laboratory analyses.
---Operated and maintained a variety of Laboratory and Field equipment.
Kyle I. Winter
Former Manager; Deputy Regional Director Virginia DEQ
Joseph A. Mellen
Ordained Minister, former student of mine, and friend
Columbia, South Carolina
Crossroads Correctional Center, Shelby, Montana
Prison Warden’s Secretary
Crossroads Correctional Center, Shelby, Montana
Security Shift Supervisor --- Captain
Crossroads Correctional Center, Shelby, Montana
Co-worker and Regional Director Virginia DEQ
Permit Writer at Virginia DEQ
One of my Direct Reports at VADEQ
Steven and Rebecca Dietrich
Former co-workers (Steve, Virginia DEQ Regional Director)
I am submitting the reference letter from Rev. Geoffrey Donnan, the founder and president of Reformation Theological Seminary, where I teach Greek. Geoffrey Donnan recently passed away. He wrote a reference letter for me in the spring of 2017.