Director Risk Assessment and Toxicology
Ms. Phillips has 25+ years of experience in risk assessment/management. She has a B.S. and M.S. degree in Toxicology/Environmental Health from Colorado State University. She has served as project/task manager and/or senior technical reviewer for hundreds of projects that contain both human health and ecological risk assessments. She has extensive experience in the evaluation of human health and ecological risk, derivation of risk based cleanup levels, fate and transport of contaminants, including organics, inorganics, and metals, determination of endpoints protective of site ecological and human receptors and negotiation of site closure issues. In the arena of risk assessment, Ms. Phillips has also worked on projects specific to health impact assessment, high consequence analysis and environmental justice issues. She has participated in several community and public forums including two projects with local, state and community groups to collaborate on risk and technical issues that lasted over a year each. She is also technically proficient with compliance with federal and state regulatory guidance to ensure that the risk assessment projects will meet currently accepted criteria and requirements. She has worked on over 300 projects ranging from conceptual risk assessments to quantitative baseline risk assessments at Superfund and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act sites and internationally. In addition, Ms. Phillips has experience in the implementation of investigation field programs for sediment and surface water sites and has served as the senior technical reviewer for many RI and risk assessment projects within the US and internationally.
ITRC Workshop #4: Per- & Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)