Ronald Havard

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Chief of Environmental Health

U.S. Army
Aug 2008 - Present

Chief of Environmental Health

U.S. Army

Responsible for providing preventive medicine support to assess and counter environmental diseases and occupational threats to over 42,000 military and civilian residents of the Fort Drum community; provides technical consultation and support in all aspects of force health protection to include: medical threat analysis, field sanitation and hygiene, pest management, food service sanitation, health surveillance, waste management, radiation protections, and water quality surveillance. Supervises, directs and trains EH Civilians and Soldiers and is responsible for the maintenance and readiness of over $53,000 of equipment and property and a $ 250,000 annual budget.Manages Environmental Program Requirement (EPR) funds of $74,000 and is assigned as Radiation Protection Officer for MEDDAC tasked to manage the radiation protection program. Writes performance standards and evaluates employee performances. Initiates personnel actions, ensures accuracy of position descriptions, and takes disciplinary actions

Aug 2008 - Present

Chief of Industrial Hygiene

U.S. Army

Responsible for the overall management of the industrial hygiene program at the Fort Drum MEDDAC. Plans, coordinates, and administers the industrial hygiene program in accordance with OSHA requirements and Executive Orders, DOD, DA and MEDCOM directives. Develops priorities and goals for the program based on existing or planned level of service, program elements, and/or anticipated problems/projects. Assures health hazards have been or are being eliminated or controlled to within acceptable levels concerning unique chemical agent and biological operations, test design and conduct, engineering control verification, chemical agent monitoring plan development, lead based paint, indoor air quality, mold assessments, and environmental remediation. Manages, plans, andconducts comprehensive evaluations of all work areas at Fort Drum involving potentially hazardous environmental conditions, analyzes findings, documents results, and recommends corrective measures and controls. Manages all administrative aspects of the FT Drum MEDDAC industrial hygiene program as to staffing, personnel actions, budgeting, quality control, industrial hygiene staff training, contractor compliance, procurement of equipment and supplies to include calibration and repair of IH equipment. Supervises the work of two Industrial Hygiene Technicians. Writes performance standards and evaluates employee performance.

May 2002 - Mar 2006

Chief of Industrial Hygiene

U.S. Army

Provide Industrial Hygiene services for U.S. Army Southern Command region, Kentucky to South America. Develop Industrial Hygiene testing parameters. Conducts regulatory research and program development. Supervises, directs, and trains IH Civilians and Soldiers, and is responsible for the maintenance and readiness of over $153,000 of equipment and property, and a $60,000 annual

budget. Perform Indoor Air Quality, Mold, and Health Hazard Assessments. Emergency response coordinating officer for Preventive Medicine – Special

Medical Augmentation Response Team (SMART-PM). Unit Safety & Security Officer. Lead Industrial Hygienist for Operation Iraq Freedom occupational

exposure monitoring from April-Sept 2003 and Hurricane Katrina Support efforts Aug-Oct 2005. Conduct Facility IH & Safety program audits and Risk Assessments.

Mar 2000 - Jan 2002

Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Foster Farms

Program Development & Organization of Foster Farms – Pacific Northwest Division. Ensuring Regulatory Compliance for 6 production facilities 2,000 + union employees (Feed mill, hatchery, production and office locations.) Lead & coordinate the creation, implementation and maintenance of Health, & Safety programs for region. Outside vendor research and management. Conduct Health & Safety assessments & facility risk assessments. Evaluate and develop Emergency Response plans and drills, pollution and waste control measures and ensure employees H&S training is progressing. Coordinate with Corporate and regulatory agencies when needed.Safety committee organization, accident investigation, Process Safety Management, Hazardous material disposal operations, and Project & Program Management responsibilities. Reduced OSHA compensations and Ergonomic injuries by $ 2.1 million dollars and lowered incident rate from 21.4 to 6.5.

Feb 1997 - Mar 2000

Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist

Hewlett Packard Co.

Overall Program Development and Organization of HP’s - Middle America EHS Program. Ensuring Regulatory Compliance of all HP offices in a 22-state/68-office region. Lead and coordinate the creation, implementation and maintenance of Environmental, Health, Safety and Security programs for the region. (ISO 14001) Outside vendor research and management. Conduct EHS assessments, facility inspections and Ergonomic assessments. Evaluate andDevelop Emergency Response plans and drills, pollution and waste control measures and ensure employees EHS training is progressing. Coordinate with Corporate and regulatory agencies when needed.Project Management responsibilities. Conduct EHS&S program audits. Developed the Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Guidebook Program (ISO 9001 format) for all HP offices in North America.

Education

Education
Mar 2009 - Jun 2009

Certification

Southern Columbia
Aug 2006 - Aug 2008

MPH

Texas A&M University
Aug 1992 - Dec 1995

Bachler of Science

Texas A&M University

Certifications

Certifications
Mar 2009 - Jun 2009

CHIM

Southern Columbia University
Apr 1999 - Jun 2007

CEM

International Association of Emergency Managers
Mar 1999 - Jun 2007

CSP

ASSE

Secret

U.S. Army