Dr. Kari Meier is a Chemist and a Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) Project Manager for the Military Munitions Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise in Louisville, Kentucky. Beginning her career in 2002, she has over extensive experience in environmental chemistry and the working in the CERCLA Process with the US EPA and USACE. Kari has managed Formally Used Defense Sites (FUDS), Active Army, and Superfund Projects, both traditional HTRW and MMRP. She has received numerous personal recognitions from the USACE for her leadership and completion of projects. She is focused to support project planning and data quality, risk management decision logic, and execution for multiple environmental programs, including MMRP and has contributed directly to development or updates of multiple guidance documents and policies for USACE. Industry coordination includes Department of Defense (DoD) membership and participation on Military Munitions Response workgroups for the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC), and has been an invited speaker at the annual meeting for the National Association of Ordnance Contractors (NAOC). She is responsible for managing data and processes for the USACE submittal and achievement of Army goals for completion of all Munitions Response Site Prioritization Protocol (MRSPP), conducting quality reviews for FUDS project documents, serves as a technical expert, point of contact, for USACE districts. She serves on the Department of Defense Environmental Data Quality Workgroup (EDQW) as a proponent to develop performance measurements and implementation of Uniform Federal Policies for in environmental and munitions programs, and continues to support work for the Military Munitions Support Services. Kari earned a Ph.D. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Atmospheric Chemistry, with minor in public policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia; a Master of Science in Chemistry, combustion and propulsion, from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Hendrix College Conway, Arkansas.