Environmental Compliance Specialist

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Shalaunda Galan

shalaunda.galan@gmail.com | (834) 286-4533 | Camden, NJ


I have over 3 years of experience as an environmental compliance specialist. I have a strong background in environmental science and regulations. I am familiar with the permitting process and have experience conducting site visits, inspections, and audits. I am also proficient in data analysis and report writing. In my previous role, I was responsible for ensuring that the company complied with all federal, state, and local environmental regulations.


Environmental Compliance Specialist at Graphic Controls, Inc., NJMay 2022 - Present

  • Reduced environmental liability for the company by $2 million through proactive compliance with regulations.
  • Led a team of 4 in conducting an audit of the company's manufacturing facilities and discovered 3 areas of improvement that resulted in increased efficiency.
  • Negotiated a settlement with the EPA that was 20% lower than what they had originally proposed.
  • Developed and implemented a new waste management program that diverted 80% of factory waste from landfills.
  • Wrote 10 articles on best practices for environmental compliance that were published in industry magazines.
  • Created training materials on environmental regulations and led monthly trainings for employees.

Environmental Compliance Specialist II at Newark Environmental Commission, NJAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Reduced the amount of hazardous waste generated by the company by 15% through implementation of new recycling initiatives.
  • Led a team of 4 employees in conducting weekly environmental audits throughout the facility to ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations.
  • Successfully completed over 50 EPA required reports on time and without errors.
  • Monitored daily activities to prevent potential environmental hazards and incidents from occurring.
  • Investigated 2 spills, contained both within 10 minutes, preventing any harm to the environment or nearby communities.
  • Trained 20 new hires on proper safety procedures for handling hazardous materials.


Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science at Rutgers University, NJSep 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to effectively communicate environmental science concepts to a lay audience, how to design and carry out scientific research projects, and how to use various statistical and computer software programs for data analysis and modeling.


  • Environmental regulations
  • Compliance reporting
  • Environmental audits
  • Air quality monitoring
  • Waste management
  • Hazardous materials handling

Julianne Sadsad

julianne.sadsad@gmail.com | (950) 942-5649 | Wheeling, WV


I am an Environmental Compliance Specialist with over 3 years of experience in the industry. I have a strong understanding of environmental regulations and how to compliance within those guidelines. My skills include conducting audits, developing corrective action plans, and providing training on environmental compliance issues. I have a proven track record of ensuring that my company is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.


Environmental Compliance Specialist at AEP, WVMay 2022 - Present

  • Monitored and inspected factories to ensure that they were adhering to environmental regulations.
  • Led training sessions for factory employees on how to properly follow environmental regulations.
  • Created a report detailing the findings of inspections and presenting recommendations for improvement.
  • Worked with the legal team to develop strategies for enforcing environmental regulations.
  • Negotiated settlements with companies who had violated environmental regulations.

Environmental Compliance Specialist II at FirstEnergy, WVAug 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Monitored and inspected over 100 factories to ensure environmental compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Led the development of an Environmental Management System for a manufacturing company that achieved ISO 14001 certification.
  • Conducted air, water and noise pollution audits for dozens of businesses, resulting in reduced emissions by 15%.
  • Implemented waste reduction programs at 20 different companies which saved $500,000 annually in disposal costs.
  • Negotiated settlements with government agencies on behalf of clients totaling $250,000 in fines & penalties.


Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science at West Virginia UniversitySep 2015 - May 2019

The skills I've learned while studying Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science are: research, data analysis, scientific writing, and critical thinking.


  • Environmental Regulations
  • Environmental Auditing
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Air Pollution Control
  • Water Pollution Control
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Recycling