Rocky Mountain Chapter

Certified Hazardous Materials Managers

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The Rocky Mountain Chapter of CHMM, Inc. is a Non-Profit organization. The Chapter was originally established in October 1992. The Chapter was re-established in 2002 and recognized by the AHMP on June 23rd, 2003.

Chapter By-Laws

2016 Annual Budget - Approved at General Meeting of members on March 19, 2014.


Its Board of Directors is a diverse group of environmental professionals located throughout the Front Range of Colorado. Contact any of the members of the Board of Directors for information on the Chapter and its activities.

Board Officers

Board Meeting Minutes:

Officer and Board Member Bios

  • President Heather Barbare,  CHMM (2008) has 11 years experience as a chemist in the environmental engineering field. Her technical expertise includes CERCLA/RCRA, data validation and interpretation, vapor intrusion investigation, and chlorinated solvent site investigation and remediation. She organized the first RMC-CHMM community outreach volunteer event with the Thornton household chemical roundup and continued coordination of RMC support for this event in 2013.  

  • Vice President -  Andrew Umyn  CHMM (2014) is a graduate of Rutgers University and is currently Program Manager for Environmental Complaunce at Iron Woman Construction and Environmental Services. Inc.  Andrew's technical skills include environmental compliance, remediation services, groundwater remediation, Hazardous waste management, and environmental permitting.  

  • Treasurer Scott Pieratt, CHMM (1996) is a Principal Geologist with Apex Companies.  He manages the Pueblo office and is the Corporate Health and Safety Officer for the company.  He has 28 years of environmental experience including government, industry, and environmental consulting.  His technical expertise includes RCRA hazardous waste and solid waste compliance, petroleum storage tank compliance, Phase I and II environmental site assessments and remediation. 

  • Secretary - John West, CHMM (2010) is a Senior Environmental Engineer with Apex Companies.  He has 15 years of environmental experience including government, industry, and environmental consulting.  His technical expertise includes Emergency Responses, Phase I and II environmental site assessments and SPCC/FRP compliance. 

  • Past President 2015 - John Dellaport, PE, CHMM (2011) Environemntal Division Manaher for Quantum Water Consulting in Lakewood, CO providing water resourcse and environmental services to the Rocky Mountain Region. He has over 28 years of experience in EHS project management, all phases of engineering design, construction, and oversight; regulatory compliance audits; surface water management, RCRA/CERCLA/UST investigations, environmental assessment and SPCC Plans. 

  • Director-At-Large - John Bolders, CHMM (1986) has more than 30 years of experience in hazardous waste management, environmental compliance management systems, and project management. He is a Masters Level CHMM (#906) obtaining his certification in April, 1986. He recently completed his recertification through 2015. In the early 1990s he served as Secretary, VP and President of the RMC-CHMM. His technical expertise includes environmental management systems, RCRA hazardous waste compliance, environmental audits, and Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments.

  • Director-At-Large - John Brown, CHMM is a Project Geologist for LT Environmental, Inc. managing and implementing large scale remediation projects and Pahse II charaterization activities, RCRA projects, volluntary cleanups, and brownfields remediation and redevelopment.  

  • Director-At-Large Chris Krajicek, PG is a graduate of Collorado College and now Project Manager for Quantum Water Consulting. He is a professional geologist with over nine years experience in environmental consulting focusing on groundwater assessment and treatment, brownfirlds redeveopments, soil and surface water assessments, stormwater and waste water compliance, and marketing. 

  • Director-At-Large Tom Norman, CHMM is District Manager at SJR Environmental Consulting, Inc. in Denver Colorado.Tom is certified as an Asbestos Inspector, Management Planner and Designer, Lead-based Paint Risk Assessor, and Indoor Air Quality Manager.  His specialties are environmental compliance audits, Phase I and II environmental site assessments, asbestos consulting, stormwater management, and SPCC Plans. 

  • Director-At-Large Kurt Streeb, (CHMM) is a Senior Project manager at Terrracon Environmental Consultants, INc.  Kurts specialties include asbestos, lead, and mold assessment and management, Phase I environmental site assessments and indoor air quality assessment. 


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