Nick Godfrey

Program Manager - Due Diligence

Mr. Godfrey has over 15 years of experience in the environmental services industry.  Mr. Godfrey’s experience includes managing and overseeing due diligence assessments, field/industrial services, and investigation, remediation, and tank removal projects.  Mr. Godfrey has served as Project Manager for 32 tasks delivered under the U.S, Environmental Protection Agency  Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team (START) 2 and 3 contracts.  He has also worked with multiple state and local agencies including: KDHE, NDEQ, IDNR and MDNR.

KEY PROJECT SUMMARY:

Project Manager for KDHE Brownfields Voluntary Cleanup Program, Kansas 2008 to 2009.  Program included assessment and remediation for the cleanup of contaminated soils affected with PAHs and heavy metals across 1 square block of Leavenworth, Kansas. Mr. Godfrey authorized and coordinated all work plans and communications with onsite staff and the KDHE. Site work and closeout documentation and final reporting were conducted by Mr. Godfrey to further one square block of development in downtown Leavenworth, Kansas and obtaining of a letter of No-Further Action from KDHE. This site was featured as the 2009 State of Kansas “Remedial Success Stories” by the KDHE.

Deputy Program Manager for US EPA Brownfields Petroleum Products and Hazardous Substances Grants for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Kansas (UG or City of Kansas City, Kansas) 2010 to 2013.  Mr. Godfrey’s duties included the identification, qualification, management and submittal of all site eligibility determinations for acceptance and funding from US EPA Region 7 and KDHE for the grant.  Mr. Godfrey was responsible for community outreach, site selection, leading stakeholder meetings, authoring website and program literature for the City, and managing and performing Phase I & II ESAs on over 40 properties under the grant.  Mr. Godfrey successfully qualified over 90 parcels of land for Brownfields funding use for the City.  High profile sites he performed Phase I and II ESAs at included; over 10 properties that were formerly part of the City land bank, the Indian Springs Mall and surrounding properties, and the former EPA Regional 7 Headquarters property.

Project Manager for Leaking Underground Petroleum Storage Tank assessments on behalf of the KDHE. Mr. Godfrey’s duties included environmental assessment and management of 17 LUST sites enrolled into the development, collection of groundwater parameters, chemical analysis and groundwater reporting. Mr. Godfrey was responsible for creating groundwater flow directional and ISO concentration mapping for sites, as well as quarterly, semiannual and annual reporting to the KDHE.

Fields Operations, Quality Assurance/Quality control and Interim Environmental Project Manager. Sunflower Army Ammunitions Plant. Managed over 80 assessments and removal sites around the 9,000 acre EPA NPL site. Specific duties included assigning tasks to sampling staff and familiarizing the staff with the needs and requirements of the project.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

  • BA, Environmental Policy and Earth Science, University of Kansas, 2001
  • ASTM Environmental Professional 2005 to Current
  • General Asbestos Inspector Certification 2004, MO 2005, NE 2006, IA 2009
  • Certified Air Sampling Professional 2008
  • Certified Mold Assessor- TX 2010
  • Certified Lead-Based Paint Inspector/Risk Assessor  2010
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response – Supervisor 2005
  • KDHE Certified Groundwater Specialist 2009

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

  •   Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  •   Phase II Site Assessments
  •   ASTM Transaction Screens
  •   Industrial / Field Services
  •   Environmental Remediation Management
  •   UST
  •   Business Development and Account Management
  •   Regulatory Compliance
  •   Brownsfield Redevelopment
  •   CERCLA-Funded