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One Project, One Team: Lessons Learned in Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) Contracting and Systematic Project Planning

Live Webinar: Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 1:00PM-4:00PM EST (18:00-21:00 GMT)

Sponsored by: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Association of Ordnance Contractors (NAOC)

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The M2S2 webinars have proven to be valuable forums to share information across the munitions response industry, on a wide range of topics and presented by a variety of subject matter experts representing multiple perspectives. Join this open forum as lessons learned are presented from the Government, Regulator and Contractor's side. Learn the best practices and challenges from each perspective, starting with the Systematic Planning Process from pre-proposal, to awarding the contract, and ultimately getting to the finish line. Presentations on this session will include:

  • "A Contractor Perspective on MMRP Contracting and Systematic Planning Process" - Ryan Steigerwalt (Weston Solutions)
  • "A Government Perspective on MMRP Contracting and Systematic Planning Process" - Amanda Sticker and John Jackson (US Army Corps of Engineers)
  • "A Regulator Perspective on MMRP Contracting and Systematic Planning Process" - Jeff Swanson (CDPHE)

Amanda Sticker, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, EM CX (Amanda.J.Sticker@usace.army.mil or 256-895-1456)
Amanda Sticker is a Civil Engineer with EM CX, having previously worked with CEHNC as a Technical Manager. Mrs. Sticker supports the Military Munitions Division. She currently provides guidance and support for MEC Response, Army's Recognize, Retreat and Report - 3Rs program, Munitions Response Sites Prioritization Protocol (MRSPP), and Cost to Complete (CTC). She is actively involved with Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS), Active Army and National Guard. Mrs. Sticker has an extensive background in developing Quality Assurance Project Plans, Performance Work Statements (PWSs), Technical Evaluations and Acquisitions. Mrs. Sticker holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from University of Alabama, Huntsville.


John Jackson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, EM CX (john.m.jackson@usace.army.mil or 916-718-5092)
John M. Jackson works as a geophysicist within the USACE Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise. He also serves as the program manager for the DOD Advanced Geophysical Classification Program (DAGCAP). He has worked in the environmental and MMRP geophysics field since 2004. In addition to his job duties at the EMCX, he provides support to SERDP/ESTCP and IDQTF. Other geophysical interests include groundwater investigations and Humanitarian Engineering, where he has traveled to both Honduras and Uganda to assist the Geoscientists Without Borders program on grants to design geophysical surveys and study the local subsurface geology. John graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a B.S. in Geophysical Engineering.


A photograph of Ryan SteigerwaltRyan Steigerwalt, National Association of Ordnance Contractors (ryan.steigerwalt@westonsolutions.com or 267-258.2672)
Ryan Steigerwalt, PG leads Munitions Response Services for Weston Solutions, Inc. For over 20 years, he has collaborated with senior management, industry partner leaders, and clients to drive strategic issues impacting Military Munitions Response Program and Range services. He is also responsible for Weston's munitions quality management system, which is accredited under the DoD Advanced Geophysical Classification Accreditation Program (DAGCAP). Ryan proudly has served over a decade as a Member, Board of Directors at the National Association of Ordnance Contractors (NAOC) where he held several leadership positions, including President.


Jeff Swanson, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (jeffrey.swanson@state.co.us)
Mr. Swanson has been with the Hazardous Materials Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment since 1993 and engaged in munitions response projects since 1995. He is the Department's staff authority on unexploded ordnance (UXO) site characterization and remediation, and manages several munitions response projects, including the former Lowry Bombing and Gunnery Range and Camp Hale FUDS projects. Mr. Swanson serves on numerous national technical and policy advisory groups on key munitions response issues. He is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines with a B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering, and an MBA from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business.


Moderators:

A photograph of Jeff BrewerJeff Brewer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, EM CX (Jeffrey.S.Brewer@usace.army.mil or 256-895-1504)
Mr. Brewer has worked in the Ordnance and Explosives field since 1992. In his current position as an OESS with the EM CX in Huntsville, AL, Mr. Brewer supports multiple agencies performing independent technical reviews for safety submissions, work plans and remedial response reports. He is also a member of the EMCX training team, providing instruction on ordnance and explosives subject matter for FUDS Program, Army Environmental Command, the Army National Guard, M2S2 Webinar Series as well as OSHA HAZWOPER refresher training for USACE. Before coming to the EM-CX, Mr. Brewer was an OESS for USACE Baltimore District form 2006 to 2014. In 2001 he started working for the 20th Chemical Command on Edgewood Arsenal, MD, as a UXO Technician until 2006. Mr. Brewer has also served as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician in the US Marine Corps and US Air Force Reserves.


A photograph of Jean BalentJean Balent, U.S. EPA Technology Innovation and Field Services Division (balent.jean@epa.gov or 202-566-0832)
Ms Balent is on the staff of the EPA's Technology Innovation and Field Services Division where she has worked to collect and disseminate hazardous waste remediation and characterization information since 2003. Ms Balent manages the Clean Up Information Network website and actively supports online communication and collaboration resources available to EPA. She formerly worked with the US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Engineering Division in the Buffalo District. Ms Balent was also a member of the SUNY-Buffalo Groundwater Research Group where she constructed and tested large scale models of groundwater flow. Ms Balent has also conducted research relating to the Great Lakes, environmental remediation, and brownfields re-development. She holds a Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering from SUNY-Buffalo and a Master's degree in Information Technology from AIU.


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