Melody Mascarenaz is a Project Manager for the Federal Facility Remediation & Restoration Unit in the Hazardous Materials & Waste Management Division for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). Melody has worked with the Hazardous Materials Division since 2015. Her work currently involves the management and oversight of Solid Waste Management Units on Fort Carson and Pueblo Chemical Depot along with other Federal Facility cleanup sites. Prior to 2015 she worked for 17 years for Tri-County Health Department to insure the protection of public health and environment. Most of her duties were as Field Supervisor of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal (RMA) Superfund Program. Responsibilities included conducting oversight of the soil and groundwater remediation conducted by the Army in conjunction with the CDPHE and the Environmental Protection Agency. Many aspects of the overall RMA cleanup involved munitions detection and removal activities. Melody served as an ITRC team member contributing to the development of the Quality Considerations for Multiple Aspects of Munitions Response Sites guidance document. She also volunteers for a local non-profit Project Angel Heart that delivers meals to people with life threatening illness and for the Jefferson County School District. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health Science from California State University in Fresno, CA in 1995 and is a Registered Hazardous Substance Professional with the National Environmental Health Association.