Staff – Statement of Qualifications
Thomas D Barnes
Mr. Barnes began his career in the hazardous material field over thirty years ago. He has actively managed two separate Treatment Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDF’s) and has had responsibility for all environmental compliance matters, including OSHA, DOT, and training requirements. He was also retained in a regional capacity by a hazardous waste company, designated with the responsibility for training and implementation of the company’s industrial services program. This has afforded Mr. Barnes with a detailed look at what today’s businesses are confronted with in the area of environmental, health, and safety compliance. He has also obtained experience through employment with both an analytical services firm and an environmental engineering firm.
Mr. Barnes has a B.S. in Business Administration and a M.A. in Public and Private Management, with a concentration in Private Management, from Birmingham Southern College.
Tom Barnes has served as President of the Alabama Society of Hazardous Materials Managers for 1996 and 1997, and has served as Co-Chair of the Training and Education Standards Committee for the National Academy in 1997. He has also served as an instructor in Certified Hazardous Material Management (CHMM) review courses held at Samford University , Faulkner State Community College , and the Bevel Center for Environmental Technology.
Tom is also a authorized Training Outreach Instructor for OSHA and is certified to perform both 10 hour and 30 hour certification courses for both the general industry and construction programs. Tom has performed classroom presentations at both statewide and national conferences over the past five years.
John R Jenkins
John R Jenkins is an experienced environmental, safety and health manager. He is a graduate, with a B.S. in chemistry, from the University of Montevallo where he began developing the laboratory analytical skills that led to his employment by Alabama Power.
At Alabama Power, Mr. Jenkins came in on the start-up of a new and large generating unit at the E C Gaston Steam Plant at Wilsonville. During his work there, he gained extensive experience in the development and refinement of the operational functions of these complex units. He also became very familiar with all phases of environmental regulation and is an Alabama Emergency Response and Remediation Hazardous Materials Technician.
Mr. Jenkins then progressed to the management of hazardous wastes such as asbestos and emergency hazardous chemical spills. John has been employed as Supervisor of Asbestos Abatement Projects, Manager of Asbestos Programs, and has performed facilities inspections for asbestos containing materials.
As a natural outgrowth of this experience, John moved into the development and management of the Plant’s health and safety programs, having conducted extensive training of workers at both the labor and management levels, including emergency spill response, principals of industrial hygiene, maintenance, welding, etc. He has also achieved Grade II Certification in Wastewater Disposal.
Due to meritorious service, John was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from Alabama Power in recognition of his outstanding performance during a particular emergency incident.
Over the last nine years of working with Compliance Specialists, John has managed the safety, health and environmental programs of diverse industrial and business clients. John has obtained Title 5 Major and Synthetic Minor air permits and NPDES permits for several clients.
Denis E. Moore
Mr. Moore began his career in safety and compliance in the U.S. Navy as a Operations Department Manager and a member of Engineering Emergency Casualty Control. With responsibilities for Damage Control and Ship Safety Teams, Denis performed training as well as program development and implementation. He also managed LOTO and Environmental Waste programs. He also performed department risk, safety, MSDS and quality assurance.
Since retiring from the U.S. Navy Denis has held Safety and Environmental positions within companies such as Interstate Brands and Southern Haulers. Denis performs DOT audits as well as DOT program development, implementation and training. He also performs OSHA audits and training. Denis is competent in FMSCR and performs Job Safety Analysis (JSA).
MBA, Business Administration & Human Resources
Troy State University, Troy, AL 2001
Bachelor of Art, Business Administration & Technology
Saint Leo University, Tampa, FL, 1996
Associate in Applied Science, Mass Communications
Jefferson State Junior College, Birmingham, AL
Associate in Science, General Science
Jefferson State Junior College, Birmingham, AL
Class “A” CDL
Smith Systems Trainer
Forklift Operations Trainer
Microsoft Office User Specialist Certified
DOT Certified Drug Testing Collector
DOT Certified Alcohol Screening Test Technician
Curtis Poole graduated from Shelton State Community College with an Associate of Science Degree. He began his career in industry as an operator with Globe Manufacturing which later became Radicispandex Corporation. Curtis was soon given responsibility for daily production and quality. In 4 years he was promoted to the Environmental, Health and Safety Technician (EHS Technician) position and was responsible for the facility safety and environmental programs. He performed all safety training and helped with compliance of environmental permits, including managing the site’s hazardous waste program as a large quantity generator. After severing 6 years as EHS Technician, Curtis was promoted to EHS Specialist and assumed the task of keeping the plant compliant within OSHA regulations, ADEM, and EPA. In this role Curtis had to become familiar with all Federal and State laws, and regulation in accordance with SID, NPDES and Major Source Operating permits.
Curtis later accepted a position with FTS International Propants as a Safety, Environmental and Health Manager and was responsible for all safety and environmental compliance. In this role he traveled to parent companies and helped with safety / environmental compliance performing audits and training in addition to total Safety, Environmental and Health responsibilities for his home base facility in Birmingham.
Qualification and Certifications:
• Hazardous Waste Management
• DOT Certified
• Attended OSHA 30-Hour for General Industry
• Certified in First Aid, CPR and AED
• Served as Hazmat Team Member
• Certified Forklift Training Instructor
• 8 hour certified of Academic and Field Instruction in Bomb Threat Response to a Terrorist Incident
• Certified Respirator Trainer and Fit Test Instructor
• Smoke School, classroom and field Certified for Method 9 opacity readings
Ron comes from the Coatings and Printing industries. Ron holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University and has over 25 years of experience in high quality manufacturing operations. He was previously Director of Operations of the ASG business unit of JDSU, with responsibilities including Engineering, Quality, SCM, and Production. Previous to that he was Vice President and General Manager of JVC Magnetics America, a $100 million video tape manufacturing facility with 250 staff members and responsibilities for Engineering, Quality, Logistics, and Production. Previous to JVC Ron worked with Sony Corporation in Dothan Alabama as an engineer working his way up to Engineering Manager.
Ron is a Six Sigma Black Belt and has extensive experience in quality systems, continuous improvement, and, World Class Manufacturing methods. Ron has worked with Japanese management for over 20 years and has in depth experience in Lean methods and practices.
Ron is currently heading up CSI,s 70E Arc-Flash Analysis program providing complete electrical system analysis using NFPA 70E standards.
Ronald C. Bombard Jr.
Ron Bombard has an extremely well rounded training background that evolved out of three decades of experience in Environmental, Health, Safety, Human Resources, Operations Management and Leadership practices. Prior to Management Consulting, Mr. Bombard was the Director of US Operations for a multi-million dollar International conglomerate, MDM of America LLC. He also held corporate training positions with the Genpak Corporation, WKW Automotive, and was an Operations Director with Avex Flight Support.
Ron wrote and developed the entire safety training program for 16 manufacturing facilities located throughout the US and Canada for the Genpak Corporation. Mr. Bombard also maintained compliance with OSHA standards and EPA Regulations in each state. Additionally, he developed safety and security operations in 57 separate airports that met the stringent safety standards demanded by the Department of Homeland Security during his tenure with Avex Flight Support. In addition to his training experience, Ron has also written the employee handbooks, safety manuals and newsletters for Avex Flight Support, MDM of America, Barton Mines, WKW and the Genpak Corporation. He is also recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management as an HR Generalist and has been accredited as a certified administrator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Ron is also a certified payroll administrator and a certified administrator of Drug Free Workplace programs, in house drug screening, and sample collection.
Ron Holds an AAS Degree from SUNY Canton
Undergraduate work at Florida Atlantic University
International Business Management; Human Resources Development; Labor Relations; Operations Management
Undergraduate work at Boston University
Business Management; Marketing; Organization Development; Project Management; Professional Ethics; Microeconomic and Macroeconomic analysis; Technological Innovations
Jonathan L (Jonny) Bennett
Jonny has over thirty-five (35) years of occupational safety, health and environment experience, providing world class EHS performance, with industry recognition for excellence. He has a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health from Murray State University. He has worked in a variety of industries including: petro-chemical, tire manufacturing, pulp and paper, printing, warehouse distribution, logging, sawmills, healthcare and insurance. Jonny capabilities are;
- Developing and delivering competency based training programs
- Developing strategic EHS solutions and identity of key opportunities to meet the company’s vision for world class EHS performance, while enhancing revenue growth and profitability
- Delivering superior results through management systems using industry best practices, defined business objectives, performance metrics and customer feedback mechanisms
- Assessing EHS programs, policies, and procedures and has unique ability to identify creative safety initiatives for continuous improvement
Jonny is a competent safety & health regulations compliance auditor, who can conduct training for OSHA and environment compliance, ergonomic hazards, process safety management and behavior-based processes. He is experienced in industrial hygiene, fleet safety, property conservation, workers’ compensation, occupational health and risk management.
Raymond E. (Ray) Lindsey
Ray has over twenty-five (25) years of executive-level human resources management, including responsibility for EH&S. He has a Safety Specialist certification from University of Alabama in Birmingham . He has worked in a variety of industries including: mining, foundry, steel manufacturing, metals distribution, and mass production, automotive parts manufacturing. Ray has extensive training and development expertise, and has participated in lean manufacturing and ISO quality certification implementation.