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Our Team

 

 

David Aizpitarte

David Aizpitarte has over 30 years of experience in the environmental field and specializes in program management, NEPA consultation, noise consultation, and hazardous waste and material assessment. He is the owner and president of Bionomics Environmental, Inc., a business enterprise registered in Idaho and Oregon, and serves on local and regional government advisory groups in Idaho.

davea@bionom.com

  

Environmental Team:

Nicole Parks

Nicole Parks has 12 years of experience in the environmental and natural resources field with emphasis in program and project management.  She specializes in field survey, sampling, and report preparation in accordance with state and federal environmental regulations. She has experience and expertise in NEPA compliance regulations and environmental permitting for transportation projects (highways and airports), land development, and infrastructure projects. In addition, she is proficient with Section 4(f) documentation, coordination, and evaluation; waters of the U.S. and wetland delineation, mitigation, and Section 404 permitting; traffic noise analysis, modeling, and report preparation; socioeconomic analysis; hazardous materials assessment; and biological survey and report preparation. She has prepared NEPA categorical exclusions and environmental evaluations and assessments. As part of the permitting and assessment process, she performs extensive coordination and consultation with federal, state, and local agencies.  Ms. Parks manages the environmental program for Bionomics Environmental, Inc. which includes project management, team development, project and budget tracking, contract negotiations, and human resources.  She ensures each project completed is on schedule and within budget. 

nicolep@bionom.com

 

 

 

  

Ashley Tarter

Ashley Tarter has seven years of experience in project management for environmental investigation and assessment and specializes in field survey, sampling, and report preparation in accordance with NEPA. She is proficient with the preparation of environmental documents such as environmental evaluations, environmental compliance audits, wetland delineation and mitigation, water quality analysis, traffic noise analysis, GIS mapping, and GPS operations. Ms. Tarter performs essential coordination responsibilities with local, state, and federal agencies. Her project experience in public infrastructure includes Federal Highway Administration, Idaho Transportation Department and local highway districts, as well as private enterprise.

ashleyt@bionom.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Cultural Resources Team:

Jillian Martin

Jillian Martin has ten years of professional experience managing and conducting cultural resource investigations throughout Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.  This experience includes overall administration and management of cultural resource projects, and compilation of cultural resource reports according to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.  Her experience also includes recordation of historic resources (including historic buildings, structures, bridges, and waterways), construction monitoring, Section 4(f) evaluations, background and preā€‘field research with several agencies, prehistoric and historic site excavations, prehistoric and historic artifact recordation and preservation, GIS mapping, and supervision of intensive and reconnaissance field surveys.

jillianm@bionom.com

 

 

  

Niki Nickoloff

Niki Nickoloff has seven years of professional experience and is a principal investigator who has skills supervising and conducting intensive and reconnaissance field surveys for cultural resource investigations throughout Idaho, Oregon, and Washington as well as supervising and conducting prehistoric and historic site excavations throughout Idaho.  Her experience includes the overall management of cultural resource projects, background/pre-field research with several agencies including the Idaho and Oregon SHPO as well as county offices, site recordation, GIS mapping, photography, artifact recordation and preservation.  This experience also includes the preparation of site forms for historical and archaeological sites and the preparation of cultural resource reports according to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

nikin@bionom.com

 

 

  

Wildlife Biology Team:

Steve Alsup

Steve Alsup has over ten years of professional experience in natural resources inventory, statistical analysis and technical writing. He has conducted biological research in the Northwestern, Southwestern and Southeastern United States. He has experience implementing and conducting surveys for birds, small mammals, amphibians, aquatic invertebrates as well as exotic/invasive animal species. Mr. Alsup also has over five years of experience in applications of global positioning systems (GPS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing for a wide range of natural and cultural resources projects. Steve is qualified to conduct yellow-billed cuckoo surveys from a training program with the USFWS. He has also attended the Biological Assessment Training workshop put on in coordination with ITD and USFWS.

stevea@bionom.com

 

  

Jaya Smith

Jaya Smith has 10 years of experience in ecology research, biological consulting, and wildlife and botany surveys.  He has worked in federal and private sectors in Idaho, Oregon, Colorado, Wyoming, and California.  His field experience includes bird and bat sampling on wind energy sites, hair-snaring river otters, carnivore surveys, trapping, radiocollaring, and radiotracking small mammals, conducting vegetation surveys, as well as monitoring and trapping diurnal and nocturnal raptors.  In the office he has experience with NEPA compliance, writing technical reports, Biological Assessments, Environmental Assessments, statistical analysis, and GIS analysis. Jaya is qualified to conduct yellow-billed cuckoo surveys from a training program with the USFWS. He has also attended the Biological Assessment Training workshop put on in coordination with ITD and USFWS.

jayas@bionom.com

 

  

Administration:

Joanna Aizpitarte

Joanna Aizpitarte has over 20 years of experience as Bionomics Environmental, Inc. chief financial officer and has developed a range of expertise during her tenure at Bionomics Environmental, Inc. She specializes in accounting, personnel management, tax accounting and financial reporting. Her expertise includes Bionomics Environmental, Inc. accounting functions oversight, setting up accounting for projects in multiple states, tax reporting and Human Resources.

joannaa@bionom.com

  

Bionomics Environmental, Inc.

1045 East Winding Creek Drive • Eagle, Idaho 83616
Phone: (208) 939-1022 • Fax: (208) 368-0001
www.bionom.com
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